Parks Worker I
Parks Worker I
Multiple Temporary Full Time Positions
(Up to 5 months)
The Parks Division is recruiting multiple temporary Parks Workers for the remainder of the Parks season anticipated to end November – December. Parks Workers perform a wide variety of manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of park areas in any of the following sections: Horticulture, Maintenance, Construction, Urban Forestry and Natural Areas. Tasks vary from planting, watering, pruning, and integrated pest management for turf, native, non-native and tree species to installation and structural maintenance of playgrounds, buildings, bridges, stairs, irrigation, drainage and trails.
Mandatory requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent, one accredited course related to the work common to the Parks Division from a recognized post-secondary institution, six months previous experience in the works of a Parks Division, valid B.C. Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate, valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence and satisfactory police information check. Please ensure you reference your qualifications in your resume to get screened through the application process. The successful candidates will be required to work Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (summer) or 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (winter), 8 hours per day.
Following the end of the Parks season, successful candidates will be placed on the Parks and Public Works auxiliary call list and may be called for casual, on-call work as it becomes available. There may be opportunities to provide relief for sick leave and vacation coverage of our regular full time Parks Workers during the season.
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $27.56 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2018 quoting competition 173.18 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.