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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada 


Are 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, as well as at the Atlantic Service Centre in Halifax.


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

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:

Student Heritage Presenter Student Heritage Presenter
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Natural Interpreters
Cultural Interpreters
Special Events Assistants
Heritage Presenters
Visitor Service Attendants
Survey/Research Assistants
Ecological Monitoring Assistants
Species at Risk Stewardship/Research Assistants
GIS Assistant
Archaeological Assistant 
Human Resources/Finance

Parks Canada uses the Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) as its recruitment tool to hire students. The core of the program is a computerized national inventory of students seeking a student job with the public service. This inventory is administered by the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC).

Eligibility and Program Details