Park Operators - Mowing

City of West Kelowna

Park Operators - Mowing

The City of West Kelowna is a vibrant, growing city located on the west shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake.  Our employees consistently achieve remarkable results in a fast paced and innovative environment. 

The City of West Kelowna’s Parks Department has created a new turf mowing service team.  The team will fill the important role of providing high quality turf mowing for the sports fields, parks and boulevards.  The team  will consist of 5 personnel, two positions as Parks Operator II’s and three positions as Parks Operator I’s.  All 5 positions are full time 8 month seasonal running March-October yearly.  The workweek is Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day with a 40 hour work week.  The positions will be hired for a fixed term of 5 years.

Position Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Operator II’s will be primary mower operators with the Operator I’s supporting the team by line trimming, backpack blowing and as a support role.  Applicants should identify which position they are applying for and what level of experience they have performing the associated duties.

Qualifications, skills and abilities:

  • Grade 12 education
  • Occupational First Aid Level I
  • Minimum of 1 year mowing experience
  • Good physical conditions with sufficient strength and stamina to perform work outside in the presence of all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Necessary knowledge of safe working and operating procedures related to equipment and tools and work procedures required to assure public safety
  • Able to courteously deal with public and co-workers under stressful conditions and/or tight timelines
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with heavy trailer endorsement; Class 3 with air endorsement is an asset

Applications accepted online at We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

Competition 20-24E | Closes February 23, 2020 |
Wages - Parks Operator I $26.23 / Parks Operator II $29.29
40hr/wk (2020 wages TBD)

Organization: City of West Kelowna
Location: West Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 7, 2020, 10:05 am
Expires: February 23, 2020, 4:30 pm

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