BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Landscape Construction Worker

Regular Full-Time 

One of BC’s Top Employers, 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 is currently recruiting for a Landscape Construction Worker to join our Parks Operations team in the Parks, Recreation & Culture department. This is a CUPE Local 386 position.

Reporting to the Parks Infrastructure Asset Coordinator, you will apply your versatile, high level skills to a wide range of park capital improvement projects. Working with a high degree of independence, your responsibilities will include performing skilled horticulture and turf installation, miscellaneous construction including fencing, concrete block/wood retaining walls, pavers, and minor formwork. You will also apply your expertise to civil works such as rough and final site grading, the installation of sub-base and drainage systems for lawn and hard surface areas and pathways and the installation of irrigation systems. You may act as a Crew Lead or Site Coordinator as required.

Along with an A.W.W.A Cross Connection Control Certificate and driver’s license, you have gained considerable experience and knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and equipment used in landscape construction, gardening and horticultural installation work.

A CUPE hourly rate of $35.78 (2020) rate is offered, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation.

Please apply online at by 11:55 pm on August 19, 2020.

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.

Organization: Coquitlam (City)
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation, Construction, Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: July 29, 2020, 12:23 pm
Expires: August 19, 2020, 11:55 pm