|Parks Assistant (Time-Duration)-Up to 5 Positions
||Fraser Valley Regional District
This posting closed on
April 1, 2019
at 4:30 PM
||2019-11 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
||We are the third largest regional district in BC and deliver over 100 services to six municipalities and eight electoral areas. Our region covers more than 13,000 km2 stretching from Hatzic Prairie to Boston Bar. In short, we have a little bit of everything. If you love working outdoors, then you should check us out.
We have an exciting opportunity for highly motivated, independent individuals to fill up to five time-duration positions within the Parks Department. The term of these positions will be from approximately May 2019 to October 2019. The Parks Department runs 7 days a week during this time frame, and the Parks Assistant will be assigned 5 days which may include Saturday and Sunday, and some statutory holidays, with 2 days off during the week. The regular hours of work are 7.5 hours per day, scheduled between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
||As a Parks Assistant at the FVRD, a typical week could see you performing a variety of duties including routine maintenance of the grounds and buildings (janitorial duties, minor carpentry/construction, and painting); grooming and building trails within the parks; doing safety inspections and enforcing rules for safety and security; providing information to the public, which may include coordinating/conducting interpretive walk/tours.
We offer a positive, supportive team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in. Bring your positive energy, ambition and desire to learn, and we’ll take care of the rest.
||• Completion of grade 12, plus a Technical Diploma in Natural Resources Management or a related field, OR enrolment in related courses and experience;
||• Experience in Microsoft Office;
• Experience with general carpentry, and power tools is preferred;
• Excellent communication, presentation and public relations skills, with the ability to deal with conflict situations effectively;
• Must be possession of a valid Driver’s Licence.
There will be on the job training for specific knowledge and skills requirements.
||The start rate for this Union position is $16.86 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $19.83 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits.
||If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2019-11and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on April 1, 2019 to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Fraser Valley Regional District
Human Resources Department
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6
or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
||45950 Cheam Avenue
||March 18, 2019 08:30 AM
||April 1, 2019 04:30 PM