BC Local Government Job Posting Service

City of Surrey
Parks Labourer - Shade Trees

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Help our Parks Division ensure that our more than 100,000 street and park trees are well maintained this summer. We’re looking for positive team players to be seasonal parks labourers.

Temporary Full-Time – CUPE 402.

As a Labourer, you will be responsible for assisting staff with a variety of hands on field work that involves tree maintenance. You will be working in all weather conditions and be responsible for duties such as:
  • Inspecting and watering trees
  • Conducting a full range of supportive tree maintenance activities
  • Support pruning crews
  • Interact with the public in a professional manner.

  • Completion of Grade 12.
  • A valid BC Driver’s License with a safe driving record.
  • Strong public relations, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to complete work of a heavy manual nature in all weather conditions.
  • Experience in arboriculture/horticulture would be an asset

Approximate Recruitment Timeline
  • Reviewing Applications: January and February
  • Interviews: February and March
  • References & Police Information Checks: March and April
  • Start Date: April and May

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply at to Job ID 3318. Posting will remain open until January 13, 2020.

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping,Forestry/Arboriculture
Posted: December 2, 2019, 1:00 pm
Expires: January 13, 2020, 4:30 pm