BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Labourer 1 – Parks Maintenance

Competition No.: 2020-LAB
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $28.25 per hour (2019 rate), plus benefits
Last Updated: 12/4/19 8:46 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is an exciting opportunity to begin your municipal career!  Our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department are looking for Labourers to work seasonally in the Parks Maintenance division on a temporary full-time basis from April 6, 2020 to October 30, 2020. This opportunity offers full-time hours with the possibility of re-call in the following year.  Duties and responsibilities of Labourers working in Parks Maintenance include, but are not restricted to:
  • Grass Cutting                                                                     
  • Sodding
  • Leaf Raking
  • Litter Pick-Up
  • Construction
  • Fence Construction and Maintenance
  • Landscaping
  • Field Maintenance
  • Irrigation
  • Parking Lot Clean-Up
  • Trail Repair
  • Other related duties as required

The position requires knowledge and skill in the methods, tools and equipment, techniques, and materials used in general construction, landscaping and maintenance work. Related education, as well as, landscaping and grounds maintenance experience are considered assets; hands-on experience with related tools and equipment is preferred. As this position involves continuous heavy physical work in all weather conditions, sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination are required. Other desired attributes include safe work practices, excellent teamwork skills and the ability to communicate effectively, particularly when dealing with the public. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5, is required.

Hours of work: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Please apply online at This posting will remain open until all positions are filled. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Apply to this position

Visit us at

Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 6, 2020, 11:20 am
Expires: March 7, 2020, 11:59 pm