City of Toronto


Ticket Collector

Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level

On-Going Opportunities Description

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Ticket Collector within our Parks,Forestry and Recreation Division.

Although there may not be current vacancies, resumes will be kept on file for 6 months and then deleted from our system. You must reapply after 6 months.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Collects fares from passengers boarding ferries and issues vehicle permits
  • Sells tickets to the public. Operates cash registers
  • Collects and checks tickets/cash. Makes change
  • Counts, records and balances amounts received. Forwards to supervisor
  • Answers inquiries regarding ferry services, island events, rentals, permits etc. from the public
  • Maintains ticket booth, sweeping floor and cleaning windows as required
  • Issues vehicle tickets to permit holders re: freight ferry. Charges/collects fees, as required. Balances for deposit
  • Occasionally answers phones and takes messages
  • Performs other related work as assigned

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Ability to handle cash and to make change rapidly and accurately.
  2. Eligible for bonding.
  3. Must be available to work shifts/ weekends.
  4. Ability to deal courteously with the public.
  5. Must be physically capable of performing required duties.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Applicants who provide an email address may receive their written correspondence with respect to this job posting directly to the email address provided with their application.  As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly to receive this correspondence.

In accordance with Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants are required to make their needs known in advance.

How to Apply