Terra Nova National Park © Parks Canada / W. Lynch / 01.10.09.11(20), 1992
Parks Canada has more than four thousand employees from coast to coast to coast. They work at national parks, national historic sites, national marine conservation areas, national historic canals, administrative offices and service centres. Some examples of jobs include park wardens, interpreters, historians, archaeologists and trades people. Their work can be of a permanent, full-time, part-time, temporary or seasonal nature. Parks Canada also employs a fair number of students.
Employees work to further the mandate of Parks Canada, which is to preserve and present Canada's national heritage for current and future generations.
Commitment to Diversity and Employment Equity
Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act and would like to ensure our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. When seeking employment with Parks Canada, we encourage members of designated groups to identify themselves, so their unique contribution can become part of Parks Canada's offer of service.
Within these webpages you will find descriptions of the types of work Parks Canada staff do, an outline of the staffing process and information for students and others.