Park Attendant - Golf

(Permanent, Full-Time)

The West Vancouver Parks Department is now accepting applications for a Permanent Full-Time Park Attendant at Ambleside Par 3 and Gleneagles Golf Courses.  

The primary duties in this position will be comprised of a variety of tasks including: golf grounds maintenance, mowing, weed whacking, aeration, and operating tractors and/or mowers.

The work for this position is considered manual work, requiring effort and stamina. The successful candidates may also be required to assist staff with: park construction; sports fields, and grass areas; horticulture; and other related duties as operationally required.  

Preferred Applicants will have:

  • Detailed knowledge concerning safe use of landscape maintenance equipment specific to turf and golf course operations;
  • Detailed knowledge of agronomic practices for golf courses
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of manual outdoor work in all types of weather;
  • An interest in Parks and Golf operations and a desire to learn; 
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence for the Province of BC; and,
  • A valid pesticide license.

Experience working in turf and golf grounds maintenance would be considered an asset.  

During the assessment process, successful candidates will be required to submit an acceptable Driver’s Abstract from ICBC.  

The successful candidate will be required to supply a Criminal Record Check to be completed at their expense.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates.  For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet..

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Permanent, Full-Time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (Standard hours of work are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm; however, hours of work may vary depending on work assignments and operational requirements. The successful candidate will be required to work weekends.)

Rate of Pay:
$25.35-$28.46 per hour

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Monday July 23, 2018

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: July 12, 2018, 2:29 pm
Expires: July 23, 2018, 11:59 pm