Foreman 1 - Grounds Maintenance

Competition No.: 2018-131
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $x – 5,282 – 5,500 – 5,729 – 5,964/month (Pay Grade 19)
Last Updated: 6/13/18 9:25 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!

The Foreman 1 - Grounds Maintenance performs supervisory work in the planning, assigning, supervising, reviewing, and as required, participating in the work of one or more crews of subordinates engaged in a variety of Parks ground maintenance and minor construction tasks such as installing and repairing playground equipment and a variety of other such tasks; assists in the preparation of preliminary budget estimates and monitors actual expenditures and advises a superior of any anticipated problems; motivates, allocates, trains and disciplines members of crews, ensures safety of crews and public by advising and enforcing observance of accident prevention methods and precautions; prepares and maintains a variety of related records and reports and performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion up to high school graduation supplemented by related training or courses, plus considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful applicant will have considerable knowledge of minor construction and maintenance, methods, tools, practices, materials, and equipment within the Grounds Maintenance division; considerable knowledge of the policies, hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work. The successful candidate will also need the ability to plan, review, and supervise and participate in the work of subordinate crews, labourers, equipment operators, and utility men; to prepare and maintain records and reports related to the work; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and the public and skill in the use and care of equipment and vehicles used in the work. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia and Canadian Certified Playground Inspector Certification are required for this position.

Applications are invited for this position as of June 13, 2018 and must be received by 4:45 PM on Friday, June 22, 2018.                  

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

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.

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.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: June 13, 2018, 1:39 pm
Expires: June 22, 2018, 4:45 pm