Disclaimer and Purpose
The information on this site is for information purposes only. The British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and is affiliates assume no responsibility for any inaccurate, delayed or incomplete information nor for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Certain links on this site may take you to other websites. BCRPA provides these links only as convenience and not as an endorsement by BCRPA. These linked sites are not under the control of BCRPA and BCRPA is not responsible for the content of any such linked site. BCRPA recognizes that the amount of information in the parks career field is profound. These resources are not intended to be an exhaustive investigation into the parks field. For examples, samples of job postings are provided and commonly stated qualifications for jobs are provided, however degrees in various related sectors can be appropriate for parks jobs, such as environmental science, geography, urban planning, engineering, forestry and others.It was beyond the scope of this project to investigate every possible degree program that could be applicable to the parks sector.
The intent of the parks careers information on this site is to promote careers in the parks sector and provide information on how to purse them. The intent is that these resources will contribute to a vibrant labour pool within British Columbia. The resource materials are relevant to people wanting to find out more information about how to become employed or educated or certified in the Parks sector. These materials are appropriate to existing parks staff and potential hires. These resources are not intended for senior-level professionals or those with extensive experience in the parks field.