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City of Surrey
Parks Operations Coordinator

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Scope
The City of Surrey’s Parks Division aims to ensure that our more than 200 parks are well-designed and maintained to meet the needs of our growing communities. As part of that commitment, we’re looking for a Parks Operations Coordinator to help lead a team of professionals who are committed to maintaining Surrey’s parks and green spaces.
We are looking to add to our team of passionate, knowledgeable, and innovative multidisciplinary professionals a regular full-time Park Operations Coordinator, who will play a key role in contract management, staff supervision, and delivery of Park’s services.

Responsibilities
  • You will use your contract management skills to assist with the procurement of service contracts related to the maintenance of various city-wide park sites, as well as, administration of service contracts and agreements. You will monitor, inspect and provide feedback on quality of work to contractors and other related service providers.
  • You will have comprehensive knowledge of the practices, standards, and guidelines of maintenance and operation of parks and related facilities.
  • Using your excellent judgment and decision-making skills, you will inspect the quality of work and ensure safe practices of work sites.
  • Your superb communication, public relations, and customer service skills will be invaluable with responding to public inquiries and requests related to applicable services.
  • You have strong aptitude to use computer software
  • Understanding of financial and asset management systems is a requirement.
  • You will use your leadership and supervisory skills to oversee staff, and contractors as well as assisting in recruitment and training.

Qualifications
  • Graduated from a recognized University or college, or technical institute with five years related experience or graduation from a recognized vocational school complete with a trades qualification and a combination of knowledge and related experience.
  • A Valid B.C. Driver’s License with a safe driving history

Conditions of Employment
  • This position requires completion of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector check.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Apply online at www.surreycareers.ca
 

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: June 4, 2019, 7:28 pm
Expires: June 18, 2019, 4:30 pm