BC Local Government Job Posting Service

City of Surrey

Parks Labourer - Sport Turf Maintenance

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Park Facility Operations is looking for temporary full time skilled individuals, working in an active and energetic environment, within the Parks Athletic Field maintenance team. This temporary employment will be from May 1st to September 1st, working 40 hours per week with some possible weekend work.

Temporary Full-Time – CUPE 402

  • Perform grass cutting, line trimming and sodding.
  • Complete ball diamond infield maintenance, tournament set up and synthetic turf maintenance.
  • Possess excellent teamwork skills and have the ability to communicate effectively, particularly when dealing with the public.
  • Have knowledge and skill in the methods and equipment used in outdoor sports turf maintenance work.
  • Complete heavy physical work in all weather conditions, requiring sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination.
  • Be competent in truck and trailer operation.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices.

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with a safe driving record.
  • Have relevant training and experience performing manual labour.
  • Related education and grounds maintenance experience are considered assets.
  • Hands-on experience with related tools and equipment is preferred.
  • Be able to complete work of a heavy manual nature in all weather conditions.

Approximate Recruitment Timeline
  • Reviewing Applications: February
  • Interviews: February and March
  • References & Police Information Checks: March and April
  • Start Date: March/April and May/June

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply at to Job ID 3323. Posting will remain open until January 13, 2020.

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: December 2, 2019, 1:25 pm
Expires: January 13, 2020, 4:30 pm