Port Coquitlam

Irrigation Systems Worker

Find out why our AMAZING employees love working for the City of Port Coquitlam!
Affectionately known as “PoCo”, we are an award winning organization made up of a
diverse and dedicated team of people who care deeply about the community they serve.

The City of Port Coquitlam is seeking an energetic individual to join our team in as an Irrigation Systems Worker in our Parks Services Division. The successful applicant will be responsible for the City’s sports fields and passive area irrigation systems as well as assisting in the maintenance of turf areas. . Tasks include: routine maintenance on a variety of irrigation systems including repair and replacement tasks such as overhauling and rebuilding sprinkler heads and valves; maintenance and repair tasks to turf areas and sports fields; and monitoring contractors’ turf and irrigation work. Additionally, the incumbent in this role provides enhanced customer service by maintaining our field closure website and by building and maintaining strong relationships with our user groups.

The successful candidate for this position will have post-secondary education in both irrigation and turf management plus 2 years’ experience including establishment, grading, irrigation, drainage and maintenance.

Why should you consider working for us?
  • Our organization is the ideal size for you to make a difference and have an impact;
  • We have a strong learning culture and we encourage our people to grow and succeed;
  • We are a diverse, inclusive and supportive workplace;
  • We offer a total compensation package including pension, benefits and salary.
The rate of pay for this unionized position is $32.35 per hour (2015 rates) based on a 40-hour work week which includes working on weekends.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to visit the City website at by June 1, 2017 and apply online with a one page cover letter (demonstrating how your qualifications and/or experience match the position.) Please quote competition number #17-053e.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those to be interviewed

Location: Port Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: May 19, 2017, 3:25 pm
Expires: June 1, 2017, 4:30 pm