Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
Parks Canada is hiring in the province of Quebec
Choose your setting, choose your story!
The national marine conservation area, national historic canals and waterways, national historic sites and national parks of the province of Quebec are looking for students and seasonal employees for the 2024 tourist season. Discover the different jobs offered and the regions where you could have the chance to work.
3 reasons to work at Parks Canada
- You will have the chance to work in iconic and majestic settings, and for an organization that is committed to the protection of natural and cultural resources, equity, diversity, inclusion and your well-being.
- You will work in a team and you will be able to meet colleagues and other passionate students, just like you.
- You will be able to learn more about nature and culture and feel that each of your working days is different thanks to the challenges and diverse tasks that you will have to accomplish.
Regions and workplaces where positions are offered
• Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site
• Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site
• Lévis Forts National Historic Site
• Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve
• Saguenay–St-Lawrence Marine Park
• Cap-de-Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre
• Marine Environment Discovery Center
• Louis S.-St-Laurent National Historic Site
• Battle of the Ristigouche National Historic Site
• Forillon National Park
Québec City Area
• Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site
• Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
• Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site
• Carillon Canal National Historic Site
• Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
• Mauricie National Park
• Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site
• Chambly Canal National Historic Site
• Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site
• Fort Chambly National Historic Site
• Fort Lennox National Historic Site
• Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site
• Lachine Canal National Historic Site
• Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue National Historic Site
• Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site
• Manoir Papineau National Historic Site
Types of student positions offered in summer 2024
Student lock keeper assistant
Among other things, you will be able to help boats moor in the lock and respond to requests for information from boaters and visitors.
Resource management student assistant
You will have the chance to participate in scientific or ecological monitoring related to plants or the presence of marine and terrestrial mammals in national parks and the marine park.
Visitor experience student – Heritage presentation and interpretation
You will be able to implement and lead interpretation activities and guided walks by offering historical, geographical and ecological information about heritage, nature and culture.
Visitor services student - Gate attendance and cashier services
You will be able to showcase your dynamism, courtesy and helpfulness by providing courteous reception, registration and information services to visitors.
Learn-to-Camp and outdoor activity coordinator
You'll lead a variety of outdoor workshops and activities. Whether it's an introduction to camping with an overnight stay in the forest or in an urban setting, mastering a canoe or kayak, or an introduction to fishing, your wise advice and enthusiasm will be essential!
Maintenance and cleaning student
You will carry out various maintenance tasks to ensure that the facilities are clean and accessible to visitors at all times.
Eligibility conditions for student employment with Parks Canada:
- Be registered as a full-time or part-time student, at the secondary, college or university level in an accredited educational program, in the current session (winter 2024);
- Or participate in an adult education or professional retraining program at the secondary level managed by an accredited educational institution, in the current session (winter2024);
- Have the minimum age required to be employed in the province of Quebec.
If you're not a student, you can still apply, as Parks Canada has several seasonal positions to fill this summer!
How to apply
Apply online by completing this short questionnaire. You will need to upload your resume and select workplaces and job types that interest you via the following link: Parks Canada Summer Jobs 2024.
To learn more about salaries and detailed employment conditions, click on the workplaces above, as these criteria are subject to change depending on the workplace.
We also invite you to read the article « S’évader dans les plus beaux sites du Canada le temps d’un été » (in French only) on the Urbania website to see how a job with the Parks Canada Agency inspired some employees.
There is no jobs available for the greater Quebec region and Chaudière-Appalaches
Diversity, equity and inclusion in employment
Parks Canada Agency is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act and strives to ensure that its workforce is representative of Canadian society. We encourage women, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, and members of the visible minority and LGBTQ2+ communities to self-identify as part of their application.
In addition, Parks Canada is participating in Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS), which aims to ensure that youth between the ages of 15 and 30, including those facing barriers to employment, have access to quality student employment opportunities.
Barriers to employment may include, but are not limited to:
- Living with family responsibilities
- Involved in the legal system
- Residing in a rural or remote location
- Living in a low-income household
Parks Canada is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.
If you require accommodation at any stage of the selection process, please contact: Céline Lemay-Thibault, Human Resources Manager
All information received regarding accommodation will be kept confidential.
The Parks Canada Agency’s status is established as a separate employer within the Public Service, as defined by the Financial Administration Act.
Although appointees to the Agency are part of the public service, the Parks Canada Agency has its own human resources management framework, distinct from that of the Public Service Employment Act, but consistent with the values of fairness, competency and respect and its management principles.
In accordance with section 8.2(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material obtained directly from the applicant or otherwise by a selection committee used during a selection process to assess an applicant may be used in the selection review and recourse processes.
All relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other applicants or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to view the information.
Parks Canada offers a wide variety of jobs from coast to coast.
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