City of Thunder Bay

  • Student - Tour Guide / Small Ride Operator - Chippewa

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 12:01 AM)
    Competition Number
    Infrastructure & Operations
    Posting Category
    Engineering & Operations
    Job Type
    Number of Positions
    CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    CAD $0.00/Hr.
    CAD $0.00/Hr.
    Pay Band
    Post End Date
    Effective Date
    Supersedes Date
  • General Information:


    As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


    ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

    • Photos
    • Any certificates that have photo identification
    • Driver’s licences
    • Police records checks

    Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


    ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


    Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.


    If you are offered a position as a summer student, you will be required to show proof of completing a full-time academic year (September to April) in 2018/2019 at a school, college, university or other educational institution. You may also be required to show proof of validity of my driver’s licence, professional licences, and/or education when such certification constitutes a job requirement or corporate program requirement.






    Job Description

    Position Summary:

    Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, the Tour Guide/Small Ride Operator is responsible for operating small amusement rides and accepting payment for amusement rides, Wildlife Park admissions, season passes, and souvenirs.


    Major Responsibilities:

    1. Carries out pre-inspection duties of amusement device before operating each day
    2. Operates the amusement device safely without supervision
    3. Loads and unloads passengers to and from amusement device safely
    4. Collects revenues from the sale of admissions, season passes, souvenirs, and amusement ride tickets
    5. Performs and completes daily cash summary forms and transmittal slips
    6. Records and maintains daily park user statistics
    7. Performs guided Wildlife Park tours for schools, groups, and visitors
    8. Maintains good public relations for the users of the Wildlife and amusement parks
    9. Carries out his or her responsibilities without supervision
    10. Performs other duties as may be assigned





    • Minimum age of 16
    • Must be honest, courteous, responsible, and enthusiastic
    • Must be enrolled in a post-secondary program at a college or university


    • Strong public relations skills and cash handling experience would be an asset
    • A certificate in Standard First Aid and CPR would be an asset

    Conditions of Employment:

    • Will be required to work irregular hours, weekends and holidays
    • Must undergo a successful Police Information Check (PIC)


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