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Parks Assistant

(up to 2)
Temporary Full-Time
(from approx. April 15, 2019 to approx. December 24, 2019)
Competition #: 19-U035

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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for up to 2 temporary full-time  (from approx. April 15, 2019 to approx. December 24, 2019) Parks Assistants to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Parks Operations Department.

Job duties include cutting grass areas using a gas push mower, trimming grass, assisting crews with retrieving and returning tools, cleaning sidewalks, raking leaves, weeding gardens, digging and hoeing. The successful candidates have sound knowledge of standard methods, materials and equipment used in general Park maintenance tasks.

Requirements include completion of Grade 10 and preference will be given to those who have some experience in  landscaping and operating small power tools and hand equipment.

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety).  The successful candidate(s) will be required to have a Police Information Check as a condition of employment (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $27.54 per hour (2019 rates), plus 13% in lieu of benefitsThe hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm on March 25, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: March 11, 2019, 1:25 pm
Expires: March 25, 2019, 4:30 pm