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Irrigation Systems Worker

Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
Regular Full Time

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, 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’s Parks Division is currently recruiting for two Irrigation Systems Workers. This is a CUPE local 386 position.

The work involves developing and maintaining a preventative maintenance program for all sports field and landscape irrigation systems, checking the operation of and performing maintenance on a variety of irrigation systems and performing repair and replacement tasks such as overhauling and rebuilding sprinkler heads and valves.

You will be part of the Sport Services team, supporting over 45 sport field irrigation systems as well as irrigation in the horticultural beds and turf in parks, on medians and boulevards and for our street tree program. You will have considerable practical experience and committed to the delivery of a high level of customer service to the community. Experience in developing water management plans and measuring water consumption of irrigation systems to meet targets would be an asset.

The ideal candidate will have a completion of the tenth school grade supplemented by technical courses in irrigation systems maintenance plus considerable related experience. You must possess an A.W.W.A. Cross Connection Control Certificate and 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 City is offering a salary of $35.08 per hour, an excellent benefits package and compressed work week.

Please apply online by 5 p.m. on April 28, 2019 at coquitlam.ca/jobs.  Please include a resume, and a current driver’s abstract (within the last 30 days) with your application.

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,Irrigation/Sprinklers
Posted: April 10, 2019, 11:06 am
Expires: April 28, 2019, 5:00 pm