Park Attendant 2

Competition No.: 2018-115
Duration:  Regular Full Time
Salary:  $28.84/hour
Last Updated:  5/15/18 9:13 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!

Reporting to the Foreman 1 – Grounds Maintenance you will be responsible for maintenance, repair and minor construction work of some complexity involving the care and upkeep of one or more parks and recreational areas. The Park Attendant 2 may be responsible for maintenance and encouraging proper use of a park with large public recreational use facilities such as picnic, barbecue and beach areas and/or is responsible for the care of sports, playing fields, and related areas, setting irrigation control for fields and water spray parks, litter collection, and the maintenance and minor repair of playground equipment and facilities. The work also entails the supervision of one or more subordinates engaged in related tasks. The incumbent exercises considerable independence and judgement in day to day functions but discusses or refers unusual or policy matters to a superior who checks the work to ensure maintenance of established standards. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation and sound experience in parks operations and maintenance tasks or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Considerable knowledge of the assigned park areas, adjacent buildings and facilities, and the rules and regulations governing the use of same. Sound knowledge of the methods, practices, and tools used in performing routine repair and maintenance tasks. Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in maintaining grass fields, picnic, beach and related areas. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and maintain records as required; to deal courteously with the public and explain park policies and rules; to perform routine repair and maintenance tasks related to the work; to assign and supervise the work of one or more subordinates engaged in related work; and to operate equipment used in the work such as leaf blowers, ride on rollers, lawnmowers, gas powered weed eaters and power saw. Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment essential to the maintenance of lawn, turf and playground areas. Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Applications are invited for the Park Attendant 2 position as of May 15, 2018 and must be received by 4:45 PM on Friday, May 25, 2018.     

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

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

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

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: May 15, 2018, 10:35 am
Expires: May 25, 2018, 4:45 pm