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Are you ready to inspire Canadians to develop a strong sense of connection to their protected and special heritage places? If so, an exceptional career with Parks Canada awaits you.

Parks Canada employees in Mainland Nova Scotia work at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Fort Anne National Historic Site, Port-Royal National Historic Site and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.


Parks Canada advertises job openings through notices posted on site, in local employment centres and on their websites, in newspapers, or through the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC). Please check the PSC website to see all job postings or contact the parks and sites directly for more information.

Student Employment

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Parks Canada offers full-time secondary school, CEGEP, college, technical institute and university students access to over 1,000 student jobs across Canada every year. Jobs normally run from May to September in areas such as resource conservation services, visitor services, natural history and heritage presentation activities or office support. Students have an opportunity to learn about Parks Canada and the federal government, and gain valuable work experience while developing and improving their employability skills.

Student positions in Mainland Nova Scotia may include:

- Visitor Service Attendant
- Special Events Assistant
- Historic Site Guide and Interpreter
- Coastal, Freshwater and Species at Risk Recovery co-op placements
- Interpretation Assistants
- Social Media Assistant
- Student Ambassadors
- Promotions & Client Services Assistant
- Exhibit and Program Assistant
- Research & Monitoring Students (Coastal & Forest)

How to apply:

Email  hr.mnsfu@pc.gc.ca. We will send you full job and placement details. Use subject line Summer with Parks Canada.