Seasonal Jobs at TRCA

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is now hiring Lifeguards and Camp Counsellors for its 2022 summer season! Enjoy a summer job with competitive wages and benefits that include FREE access to all TRCA parks and discounts on activities across the GTA!

Why Join TRCA’s Seasonal Staff?

Seasonal staff play an important role in our operations, helping to ensure that visitors to our conservation parks and attractions enjoy an unforgettable outdoor experience.

TRCA seasonal position benefits include:

  • The opportunity to work outdoors, in the GTA’s backyard, all summer long
  • A first step toward a longer career
  • The cost of a vulnerable sector check is covered by TRCA
  • A free Conservation Ontario annual pass
  • Access to a reciprocal program providing discounted admission to attractions across Ontario
TRCA camp counsellor teachers summer camper how to safely light a fire
Seasonal worker helps camp at Albion Hills Campground to set up a tent as part of her summer job with TRCA
lifeguard on duty at TRCA aquatic facility



Dive into the summer job of a lifetime! TRCA is looking for qualified lifeguards to join our team at Albion Hills and Heart Lake Conservation Parks.

In addition to TRCA seasonal position benefits, these positions offer:

  • National Lifeguard certification (NLS) and CPR-C Certification will be provided with training, if needed, for successful candidates
  • Steady hours
  • Competitive rates ranging from $17 to $23 per hour

    young woman enjoys summer job as a lifeguard at TRCA aquatic facility

    Camp Counsellors

    Spend the summer outdoors and enjoy the great benefits TRCA has to offer!

    If you’re thinking of a career in the environmental or education sector, take a summer job with TRCA as a camp counsellor! You’ll earn a great wage and gain valuable experience by networking with our experienced outdoor educators!

    Learn more about TRCA summer camps.

    In addition to TRCA seasonal position benefits, these positions offer:

    • Mentorship from professional educators
    • The opportunity to participate in unique outdoor education programming
    • For overnight camp counsellors, accommodation and meals are included at no cost
    • A competitive rate of $17.69 per hour


    TRCA summer campers and counsellor enjoy outdoor adventures

    More Seasonal Positions

    Facilities Maintenance Positions

    A person mows the grass with a trimmer.

    Help maintain clean, safe, and enjoyable facilities for all of our visitors. A great summer job opportunity for anyone who is hands-on and loves being outdoors! Positions include: Parks and Facilities Maintenance Staff, Crew Leader, and Lead Hand. SEE CURRENT POSITIONS*.

    Visitor Service Positions

    People looking at a map

    Help create positive, memorable experiences for our visitors. Perfect for those who enjoy meeting and interacting with new people. Positions include: Visitor Experience Representative, Administrative Clerk, and Clubhouse Coordinator. SEE CURRENT POSITIONS*.

    *PLEASE NOTE: The “search” function on our job postings portal is not available at this time. Please use the scroll function to review available TRCA job opportunities.