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Trades I (Turf Grass Maintenance)
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

November 28, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-211 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

Your love of the outdoors and turf grass maintenance will be ideal for this role in maintaining park areas, irrigation systems, sports fields, municipal grounds and boulevards. As the Trades I (Turf Maintenance) you will work in a wide range of turf grass related duties including routine repair, maintenance and development of park areas; assist in construction of sports fields; installing irrigation and drainage systems; applying integrated pest management practices.

As the successful candidate you have:
• Completion of Grade 12;
• Completion of post-secondary Diploma in Turfgrass Management technology;
• Work experience related to management of turf areas;
• BC Pesticide Applicator's Certificate in landscape and garden category;
• Valid BC Driver's Licence.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $27.4 to $31.82.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

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Closing Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
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Opening Date: November 21, 2019 09:00 AM
Closing Date: November 28, 2019 04:30 PM