Attendant, Parks and Public Spaces - (2078)

City of Whitehorse
City of Whitehorse - Parks and Community Development
139 Tlingit, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2Y6, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Part time
Hours / week:
Not Specified
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Job posting closes: March 4th, 2024 at 5:00pm Yukon Standard Time

At our core, the City of Whitehorse is committed to cultivating an inclusive employee community and workspace, confronting racism and biases for fairness and equity, while advancing reconciliation and accessibility.

The City promotes work life balance for its employees and offers flexible work arrangements, such as work from home and compressed work weeks, subject to applicable administrative directives.

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union.

The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted.  Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

Attendant, Parks and Public Spaces

Job Code: 327

Department: Parks & Community Development

Job Summary:

The incumbent provides general labour, customer service duties and special event set - up for Robert Service Campground, Shipyards Park and other Parks and City Public Spaces.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide customer service to campground users, tourists, general public and various user groups hosting events or utilizing City public spaces. Answer inquiries and distribute information.
  2. Provide set up/take down and general labour tasks for special events and meetings.
  3. Perform custodial duties including restroom and shower facilities, office/public space, general clean-up and garbage/litter removal.
  4. Process and reconcile payments including: maintain floats, post and reconcile daily transactions, export daily financial revenues for the department and check transactions for accuracy.
  5. Complete facility bookings and sell products using City booking software and Point of Sale.
  6. Enforces established standards of conduct and decorum.
  7. General parks maintenance and labour duties.
  8. Implement established preventative maintenance routine, reports deficiencies and records daily operations.
  9. Follow, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  10. Act as Parks and Public Spaces Program Coordinator as required.
  11. Other related duties

CATEGORY: Recreation & Sports


Working Conditions

Hours of work: 10 hours, including evenings, night shifts and weekend work. Exposure to dust/dirt, fumes/odours, bodily fluids/waste, temperature extreme and inclement weather.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Grade 10.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.
  • 1 year related experience and 3 months on the job training.
  • Knowledge and experience handling money (cash, credit cards, interact, etc.).
  • Standard First Aid Certificate with CPR Level C.
  • Attention to detail, customer service and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public and providing assistance in a variety of situations.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Examples of Equipment to Operate:

Janitorial equipment and chemicals, grounds and maintenance equipment, floor vacuum, various hand and power tools, vehicle, communication equipment and computer applications such as Office Suite, and Facility booking software.

Other Details:

Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City's online Applicant system via Instructions on applications are provided at If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at

To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume. 

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process. 

At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview. 


YEU Local Y046


$27.36 -$32.19


Guaranteed Hours




City of Whitehorse / Community Services / Parks

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