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Pumpkin Carver/Design Assistant (student)
Position Code:2022-SLPC-897
Business Unit:Upper Canada Village
Position Location:Upper Canada Village, 11 km east of Morrisburg
Position Status:Student
  
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Upper Canada Village that is on the frontline of delivering an exceptional guest experience. If you are a creative individual with a good sense of design and the dexterity to handle carving tools in a safe and fun team environment; this job could be for you. 

POSITION:
PUMPKIN CARVER/DESIGN ASSISTANT (student) 

HOURS OF WORK:
variable up to 36.25 hours per week (must be able to work occasional weekends, evenings and holidays) 

LOCATION: 
Upper Canada Village 
(11 km east of Morrisburg) 

SALARY:
$15.85 per hour 

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:
May to September 4, 2022 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO DO IN THIS ROLE? 

You will: 
• Assist with the artistic design, carving and assembly of pumpkin-carved exhibits for the Pumpkinferno program at Upper Canada Village. 
• Work safely at all times and report unsafe activities immediately to your supervisor.
• Be a representative of one of Morrisburg’s premium and internationally recognized tourism sites.
• Embody the SLPC’s equity, diversity and inclusion principles while interacting with staff and guests.

HOW DO I QUALIFY? 

You have: 
• Artistic talent and knowledge of design gained through study, hobby or experience. 
• The ability to safely and effectively operate various carving, painting and assembly tools. 
• Good communication skills in order to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions. 
• Good physical condition to meet essential physical demands. 
• The ability to work in a team environment, alone and/or with minimal supervision. 
• The ability to learn all safety protocols and procedures to ensure personal and fellow staff safety is maintained at all times.

In your resume and/or cover letter, please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications stated above. 

DUE TO SCREENING DEADLINES, PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY MARCH 31, 2022. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS BEYOND THIS DATE. 

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is committed to employment equity.  We welcome applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.  The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is also committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this posting in an alternative format or to request any accommodation please contact us directly through Human Resources at 1-800-437-2233, ext. 2440. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.