Current Postings

Labourer 1 - Golf


Competition No: 2024-L1G

Duration: Auxiliary

Salary: $32.91 + 12% in lieu of benefits

Last Updated: 1/16/24

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!

Our Golf Division, within our Parks, Recreation and Culture Department, is looking for auxiliary staff to work at one of the four Burnaby operated golf courses. This position works seasonally starting in early spring through to early fall. Travel and work between golf courses may be required. This is an opportunity for individuals to work and learn with a progressive turf-care team. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not restricted to:

  •  Maintaining turfgrass on greens, tees, fairways, rough, and practice areas
  •  Sand trap maintenance
  •  Golf course set up
  •  Sodding
  •  Fertilizing
  •  Aerating
  • Trimming and pruning
  • Irrigation and drainage maintenance and installation
  • Landscape construction and maintenance
  • General labour duties
  • Performing related duties as required.


The ideal candidate will be an individual who possesses a desire to learn and is highly motivated. Candidates with golf course labouring experience, knowledge and skills in the methods, techniques, materials, tools, and equipment used in golf course maintenance are preferred with any related turfgrass maintenance and/or landscaping maintenance viewed as an additional asset. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions are required. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5, is required.

Location: Burnaby Mountain Golf Course, Riverway Golf Course, Central Park Pith and Putt, and Kensington Park Pitch and Putt.

Hours of work: We have many shifts available throughout the week from Monday to Sunday. A typical shift length may range anywhere from 5 to 8 hours between 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Please apply online at www.burnaby.ca/careers. This posting will remain open until all positions are filled.


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

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture 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

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