Summer Students - District of Summerland

Summerland (District)


District of Summerland

The District of Summerland is hiring 6 parks students and 2 public works students for the period of May 1 to September 1, 40 hours per week, to assist in the maintenance of our parks, roads and beaches. To be eligible for this excellent opportunity, students must have attended secondary school, college or university during the last school term and be returning to their studies in the subsequent year or be completing their schooling in the same year.
What’s in it for you?
This is a union (CUPE) position with an hourly rate of $20.00 per hour plus an additional 14% in lieu ($22.80 per hour). A premium of $0.50 per hour will be paid to returning students. Students will be trained and supervised by District staff who have various areas of expertise and technical knowledge.
Competition 23-02 – Parks – 6 Students
Parks operations include maintenance of green spaces, gardens, boulevards, playing fields, parks, playgrounds, cemeteries, washroom facilities, garbage collection and other duties as required.

Competition 22-03 – Roads – 2 Students
Roads operations include maintenance of municipal streets, lanes, boulevards and sidewalks and drainage systems, and other duties as required.
Come and enjoy your work experience in sunny Summerland this year!

If you have a valid BC Driver’s License, submit your resume and cover letter (PDF format) quoting the applicable competition number by email to The posting will remain open until all positions have been filled.

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire and maintain such status as a condition of continued employment. External applicants can request an accommodation on the basis of a protected ground under the Human Rights Code if they are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Summerland
Location: Summerland, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Public Works & Operations, Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: January 24, 2023, 8:24 am
Expires: April 28, 2023, 8:22 am

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Seasonal
Education Requirement: No degree, certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $22.80 to $23.37 Hour

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