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Equipment Operator II (up to 5) (Mowing/Turf Tractor) - Temporary Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

February 28, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-U031 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks Operations
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 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 5 temporary full-time (from approx. March 12, 2018 to approx. December 21, 2018) Equipment Operator II (Mowing/Turf Tractor) to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division; Parks Operations Department. You will be operating both pieces of equipment on a rotational basis.

Reporting to the Manager, Parks Operations, you will be responsible in this unionized position for operating, servicing and performing minor maintenance on a variety of equipment in an effective, efficient and safe manner to municipal standards. You may be required to supervise one or more subordinates performing unskilled and semi-skilled construction and maintenance duties relating to the operation of the equipment. You will plan work prior to operation of equipment; maintain record and write reports related to the work; and perform related work as required.

Your education will include completion of Grade 10 and sound related experience in the operation of turf maintenance equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the methods and practices used in the safe operation of equipment, and of the methods, practices and tools used in servicing and minor maintenance; ability to understand oral and written instructions, simple sketches, plans and worksheets; prepare simple records and reports; perform manual work involving considerable physical endurance; and skill in the operation of equipment in an effective, efficient and safe manner is necessary.

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).

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $29.87 per hour (2018 rates) plus 13% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please apply directly through our site at

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: February 20, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 28, 2018 04:30 PM