Parks Labourer - Landscape Maintenance

City of Surrey

City of Surrey
Parks Labourer - Landscape Maintenance


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SCOPE
Help us ensure that our more than 200 parks and trails are well designed and maintained to meet the needs of our growing communities. We’re looking for energetic individuals with a positive attitude to join our Park Landscape Operations team.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Temporary Full-Time – CUPE 402

RESPONSIBILITIES
As a temporary Parks Labourer, you will be working with experienced Park Landscape Operations staff to provide general landscape maintenance duties throughout Surrey. You will be completing tasks that involve considerable physical effort and the use of relevant tools and equipment. Responsibilities will include:
  • Line trimming and mowing grass.
  • Pruning plants and trees.
  • Planting and watering a variety of plants and trees.
  • Litter collection; refuse management and various landscape maintenance tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with a safe driving record.
  • Have relevant training and experience performing manual labour.
  • Hands-on experience with related tools and equipment is preferred.
  • Strong public relations, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to complete work of a heavy manual nature in all weather conditions

OTHER INFORMATION
Approximate Recruitment Timeline
  • Reviewing Applications: January and February
  • Interviews: January and February
  • References & Police Information Checks: February and March
  • Extending Offers: March/April and May/June

APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at Surrey.ca/careers to Job ID 3313. Posting will remain open until February 10, 2020.
 

Organization: City of Surrey

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping,Forestry/Arboriculture
Posted: December 2, 2019, 12:54 pm
Expires: February 10, 2020, 4:30 pm

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