Parks Worker I - District of Saanich
DISTRICT OF SAANICH
PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
PARKS WORKER I
Up to 10 Casual Positions
Do you have a passion for working outdoors? The District of Saanich, the largest municipality on Vancouver Island, has a diverse parks system with over 170 parks and natural areas and over 100 kms of trails. The Parks Division is seeking multiple casual Parks Workers to perform a variety of manual tasks in the management and enhancement of park areas in any of the following sections: Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Natural Areas, Construction and Maintenance. The Parks Worker I will perform activities such as general plant heath care, tree planting, turf management, irrigation repair, and overall park maintenance. Other tasks related to carpentry and landscape construction include the installation and structural maintenance of playgrounds, buildings, park structures, signs, drainage, trails, and other parks related infrastructure.
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 recent previous experience in the works of a Parks Division; B.C. Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate; valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence and a satisfactory police information check with vulnerable sector check. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
The successful candidates will work varying shifts Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. or 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. depending on the season and operational needs.
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $29.25 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. This competition will remain open until the successful candidates are selected. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. quoting competition 22133 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.