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Groundsperson II

Turf Crew  - Parks Services Department

Come grow with us!

The City of Kelowna, situated in the heart of the beautiful Okanagan valley, boasts a stunning setting and year-round recreational pursuits.  Kelowna has over 200 city parks, all of which showcase why our city has won multiple “Community in Bloom” awards.  Our Parks team maintains over sixty high quality sports fields, including one artificial field.

Use your turf management knowledge, creativity and innovation to help enhance Kelowna’s Sports Fields maintenance program!  You may also support our larger Parks team, assisting with irrigation, horticultural propagation, pest management and aboriculture.  The ideal candidate will have related experience in a variety of disciplines, including topdressing, fertilizing, aerating, equipment operation, irrigation and ball diamond maintenance.

Qualifications:
  • Horticultural Diploma and related experience
  • People Management, Creativity, Flexibility and Service Excellence
  • BC Driver’s license Class 5 and ability to pass and maintain a Criminal Record Check

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers an hourly rate of $28.49 per hour, along with a highly-competitive benefits, pension, and vacation package.

Please note, we are also interested in candidates that are not fully qualified but are interested in completing a training opportunity and taking sponsored on-line courses to achieve their Horticulture Diploma within 24 months; those successful in achieving a training opportunity will receive training rates from $27.32 to $28.49 per hour depending on the length of plan. 
Apply online at kelowna.ca/careers by February 26, 2019

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date
are thanked for their interest.

Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: February 11, 2019, 1:24 pm
Expires: February 26, 2019, 4:30 pm