Parks Canada on Prince Edward Island is hiring students for 2018 summer season

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Join our Team! Annual student recruitment campaign runs from January 15 to 31

January 19, 2018                            Charlottetown, PE                     Parks Canada Agency

Parks Canada on Prince Edward Island is pleased to once again offer students the opportunity to work in a hands-on environment through the Parks Canada Student Employment Program. The annual recruitment campaign runs from January 15th to 31st, with a goal of filling more than 100 positions at PEI National Park, Green Gables Heritage Place, and Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site.

As part of the Parks Canada team, students will have an opportunity to positively impact visitor experiences at the national park and national historic sites in Prince Edward Island. Students will gain valuable experience working in a positive team environment while learning practical, highly marketable, and transferable skills that will help them as they advance in their careers.

Parks Canada is looking for students with a wide range of interests and skills to fill a variety of positions. Openings are available in janitorial and grounds, heritage and park communicator, public relations and communications, and visitor experience musician/animators positions. There is even an opportunity to work as an “Anne”-imator at Green Gables Heritage Place!

Both bilingual and English-speaking students who are currently enrolled in high school or postsecondary programs will be hired to support operations at Parks Canada’s sites in PEI. Interested students are encouraged to apply through the federal government jobs portal at and should search for jobs open to the public in Prince Edward Island.

Quick Facts

  • As Canada’s largest provider of natural and cultural tourism, Parks Canada’s destinations form important cornerstones for Canada’s local, regional, and national tourism industry. Employing tens of thousands of people across the country, Parks Canada’s places are an important part of local economies, helping to generate billions of dollars annually.

  • Parks Canada’s sites on Prince Edward Island include PEI National Park, Green Gables Heritage Place, and Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site. Parks Canada protects and presents these sites because they tell the story of who we are, connecting Canadians with their natural and cultural heritage.

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Janette Gallant
Communications Officer

Media Relations
Parks Canada Agency

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