BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Sub-Foreman - Mowing

Regular Full-time
Parks, Recreation and Culture Department

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C. with home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design and state-of-the art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The City of Coquitlam is recruiting for a Sub-Foreman – Mowing to join our Landscape Services Team. This is a CUPE Local 386 position.

Working in the Landscape Services Team, you will be responsible for the turf care of local parks and streetscapes. You will operate a variety of mowers including riding mowers, truck and single axle trailer and other related equipment. You will perform routine supervisory work during the growing season involving the supervision of a small group of subordinates engaged in mowing and related simple lawn maintenance tasks.  

You will provide a high level of service excellence to the public in maintaining local parks and streetscapes and this position will work on boulevards and medians along busy City roads in addition to park sites; you must be comfortable working alongside traffic.

The ideal candidate will have a completion of the tenth school grade, a course in passive turf health or maintenance, and sound experience in mowing and related parks operations or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  You must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License. Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.

The CUPE hourly rate of $30.81 per hour is offered, plus a competitive benefits package and compressed work week.

Please apply online by 5:00 pm, April 28, 2019 at:

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: April 10, 2019, 11:04 am
Expires: April 28, 2019, 5:00 pm