Foreman 1 - Parks Development

City of Burnaby

Foreman 1 - Parks Development

Competition No.:  2018-167
Duration:  Regular Full Time
Salary:  $x – 5,282 – 5,500 – 5,729 – 5,964/month (Pay Grade 19)
Last Updated:  8/7/18 8:59 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Reporting to the Foreman 2 Parks Development, this is supervisory work involving responsibility for directing, coordinating and participating, as required, in the work of one or more small crews engaged in a variety of Parks Development installation construction and major maintenance projects. In addition, the Foreman 1 – Parks Development is responsible for assisting a superior in planning and implanting the operations and programs of the Parks Development division.  Estimates and orders materials required, allocates tools and equipment to projects and prepares time sheet and routine work records. Ensures the safety of crews and the public by advising and enforcing applicable accident prevention precautions and methods.  Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include Grade 12 high school graduation supplemented by courses related to the work plus considerable related experience preferably as a Foreman 1 – Parks, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in parks development construction, installation and major maintenance work; of the related hazards and safety precautions. Ability to plan, assign, coordinate, supervise and participate in the work of one or more crews of subordinates; to assist a superior in planning and implementing unit operations; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and the public; to prepare work records, time sheets and related material, and read and interpret plans and diagrams.  Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the work.  Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please submit your application by Thursday, August 16, 2018. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Community Development
Posted: August 7, 2018, 3:13 pm
Expires: August 16, 2018, 4:45 pm

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