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Job Summary: To provide customer service, directions and general information regarding Toronto Island activities.
Machines and Equipment Used: Telephone, maps, and first aid kit.
Season(s): Spring, Summer
District(s): Toronto and East York District  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


  • Interacts with the public and provides information regarding Toronto Island activities.
  • Guides the public to Island sites and activities.
  • Hands out maps and various brochures about the Toronto Islands.
  • Monitors inventory and stock control.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.


  • Full knowledge of all island picnic sites and rules and regulations.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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