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Parks Assistant (Time-Duration)-Up to 2 Positions
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District This posting closed on

June 7, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2019-22 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: 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 two time-duration positions within the Parks Department. The term of these positions will be from approximately June 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.
Duties: 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.
Educational Requirements: • Completion of grade 12, plus a Technical Diploma in Natural Resources Management or a related field, OR enrolment in related courses and experience;
Skill Requirements: • 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.
Salary: 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.
Additional Information: 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 #2019-22 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on June 7, 2019 to: 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.
Web Address:
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
Fax: 604-702-5461
Opening Date: May 23, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 7, 2019 04:30 PM