Parks, Trails & Horticulture Technician - Village of Harrison Hot Springs

Village of Harrison Hot Springs

Parks, Trails & Horticulture Technician

Full Time - Permanent

The Village of Harrison Hot Springs is seeking a full-time Parks, Trails, Horticulture Technician.
Under the direct supervision of the Public Works Supervisor, the incumbent in this position shall be responsible for all Horticultural work performed in the Public Works Department. The incumbent shall be responsible for ensuring the efficient maintenance, planting and care of Municipal Parks, Trails and Horticulture. The incumbent will be able to work independently with minimal supervision and be able to direct staff that is assigned to assist the incumbent with their duties.

Core Responsibilities: 
  • Planning, organizing, scheduling and coordinating of work
  • Ability to operate all equipment and vehicles related to the operations and maintenance of parks, trails and other green spaces
  • Knowledge of landscape design, installation of bedding shrubs, floral work and weed/pest control
  • Ability to read plans, calculate quantities and provide estimates from engineered drawings
  • Knowledge and experience in the methods, techniques, materials and equipment used in general construction and overall maintenance of parks, trails and other green spaces
  • Good health and sufficient strength, stamina and coordination to carry out all associated duties in all weather conditions

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum Grade 12 education supplemented by a Certificate or Diploma in Horticulture or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in Horticulture, Landscaping and Parks maintenance
  • Certificate for Canadian Playground Equipment Inspection is an asset
  • Certified in the application of herbicides and pesticides
  • Tree risk assessment training is an asset
  • WHIMIS training
  • Valid driver’s license

Wage Rate:
$32.17 per hour (2021) plus Village-provided benefits package.

Hours of Work:
Hours of work will consist of 37.5 hours per week with occasional overtime as required. Shifts will be any 5 of 7 days and may include weekends.

Please submit cover letter and resumé to:
Human Resources
Village of Harrison Hot Springs
PO Box 160, 495 Hot Springs Road
Harrison Hot Springs, BC V0M 1K0
or by e-mail to:
Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

Organization: Village of Harrison Hot Springs
Location: Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: November 21, 2022, 4:11 pm
Expires: December 23, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $32.17 Hour

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