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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
  1. 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.
  2. You will work in a team and you will be able to meet colleagues and other passionate students, just like you.  
  3. 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

General information
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


Accommodation measures

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.

Employer status

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.

Personal information

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.

Other opportunities

Parks Canada offers a wide variety of jobs from coast to coast.
To view job postings across Canada, click here.

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