Current Postings

Grounds Attendant

Competition No: 2024-GA

Duration: Auxiliary

Salary: $33.82 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits.

Last Updated: 5/9/24

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!

We’re looking for someone handy with a love for the outdoors to be our Grounds Attendant at the Burnaby Village Museum. This is hands-on work where you’ll assist in managing and maintaining the beautiful grounds at our historic site. Your work will include maintaining lawns, semi-skilled gardening tasks such as cutting lawns, pruning shrubs and maintaining flower beds, some litter pick up and snow removal. You’ll also provide basic information to curious Museum visitors regarding the village and its displays. You’ll perform related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation plus some related experience in gardening and grounds maintenance. As a Grouds Attendant you should have sound knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in maintaining lawn areas, flower beds, shrubs and power washing. You’ll have the ability to perform janitorial tasks and carry out various assignment with minimal oral instructions. Take care of tools and equipment essential to your work and have the ability to lift heavy objects. A Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required. The Burnaby Village Museum operates seven days a week and will include some evening work. If you enjoy interacting with the public and want to be part of a fun and exciting working environment, apply today!

Location: Burnaby Village Museum

Pay Rate: $33.82 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits.

Hours of work: This is an auxiliary position, hours and shifts are based on operational requirements and do not provide guaranteed hours of work. Typical shifts are a minimum of 4 hours a day from 7 am to 11 am and a maximum of 7 hours a day from 7 am to 2:30 pm.

Please apply online at This position will remain open until filled. 

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.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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