Parks, Recreation and Culture Services Department
The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C. with home to more than 140,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design 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.
We are looking for a strategic, forward-thinking leader to join our Parks, Recreation & Culture team in the Landscape Section responsible for the operations, maintenance and revitalization of the landscaped areas within the City’s parks, streetscapes and civic building sites.
As the ideal candidate, you are a seasoned professional with a university degree, diploma or trades certification in horticulture, park management, leadership or related disciplines; accredited courses in project management, leadership studies and human resources plus at least 5 years of landscape management experience involved in the full range of design, maintenance, installation/construction and customer service.
You have lead teams of skilled and semi-skilled staff in a high paced environment and are able to skillfully plan, schedule and deliver high quality public green spaces. Training, mentoring and inspiring a high energy team comes easily to you. You require minimal supervision, possess a positive can-do attitude and are able to tackle various landscape challenges with competency and flair. Applicants under consideration must be available for weekend shifts, need to hold a British Columbia Driver’s License and you will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.
A CUPE hourly rate of $38.78 to $45.83, plus a comprehensive benefits package as well as a compressed work week is being offered. Applicants under consideration may be required to consent to a Police Information Check. Please attach a recent driver’s abstract (within 30 days) to your application.
Please apply on-line at www.coquitlam.ca/jobs by 5:00 pm on January 31, 2018
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer