The Humanics Institute is looking for 2 Summer Staff in the position of Project Officer Park Operations.

The selected candidates for the two Project Officer Park Operations positions will work as a team under the President of the Humanics Sanctuary and Sculpture Park at the Park location 3400-3468 Old Montreal Road in Cumberland K4C 1H9.

Note: the candidates must have access to their own vehicle or other means to be able to report on site at the Park location in Cumberland (public bus service is not available).

Project Officers will also work in collaboration with other staff and volunteers working at the Humanics Sanctuary and Sculpture Park.

Duties:

  1. Design, prepare and implement a landscape plan for the Sanctuary for the 2019 season of the Sanctuary.
  2. Help with acquiring plants and trees planned to be planted during the 2019 season of the Sanctuary
  3. Ensure that the plants and trees at the sanctuary are properly cared for and watered and fertilized as necessary, and the grass in field areas are cut on a regular basis.
  4. Ensure that the walkways of the Sanctuary are cleared and safe for visitors and volunteers using the park.
  5. Work with Volunteers helping with the landscaping at the Sanctuary.
  6. Be responsible for landscaping equipment at the Sanctuary and ensure that they are kept in good working condition.
  7. Help with designing and installing of sculptures at the Sanctuary and ensure that the sculptures are kept clean and well cared for.
  8. Help with installing and maintaining the tents, park benches and other facilities at the Sanctuary.
  9. Ensure adherence with health and safety regulations, including wearing suitable safety attire particularly when working with landscaping equipment.
  10. When necessary be available to help with reception at the entrance to the Sanctuary, welcoming for visitors to the Humanics Sanctuary and Sculpture Park.
  11. Become knowledgeable about the artistic, cultural and religious significance of the sculptures at the Sanctuary and help, as needed, with guided tours for visitors and tourist visiting the sanctuary.
  12. Be fluently bilingual and be willing to work with both official languages of Canada.

Qualifications :

Selected candidates should have some experience in landscaping, landscape design and planning, horticulture, environmental studies, agriculture or a related subject.

The Humanics Institute is committed to hire youth from Indigenous, visible minorities, women, new immigrants, documented refugees, and other equity-seeking groups.

The selected candidates must be between 15 to 30 years of age.

The selected candidate must be fluently bilingual and able to work in both official languages.

Must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent resident in Canada or a documented refugee.

Terms:

  • Duration of Employment: May 1st to August 31 2019, with potential extension to October 31 2019.
  • 35 hours per week, 5 days per week, Thursday to Monday.
  • $15 per hour
  • These two positions are expected to be mostly funded by Canada Summer Jobs Program.

Apply:

To apply, submit a cover letter and CV to contact@humanicsinstitute.org

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