||City of Abbotsford
This posting closed on
January 2, 2020
at 4:30 PM
||19-250 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
||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 yet 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.
The City of Abbotsford currently has a full time opportunity in our Park Services Division for an energetic and self-motivated Park Attendant. This exciting opportunity includes maintenance and custodial work involving the care and upkeep of City parks, recreational and playground areas, and cemeteries. Your ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions and perform manual tasks will assist you in performing grass cutting, hoeing, raking, weeding, pruning, spraying, watering, fertilizing, power edging, power raking and related unskilled and semi-skilled gardening tasks and assist in landscaping tasks including planting and removal of flowers, shrubs and trees.
The incumbent must have the ability to perform a variety of grounds and building maintenance and cleaning tasks, repair work, and gardening duties with minimal supervision as well as assist in providing direction to others engaged in parks maintenance and custodial work.
• Completion of Grade 12
• Completion of basic park related courses - e.g. park, playground & building maintenance, horticulture, arboriculture, soils, plant ID, irrigation & drainage
• Minimum of one year experience in general parks maintenance, horticulture or arboriculture work
• Valid BC Driver's Licence - candidates will be asked to provide a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
• Completion of pesticide certification is considered an asset
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $24.02 to $28.26 (2020 rates) plus a percentage in lieu of benefits and vacation. Shift Work is involved in this position, including evenings and weekends.
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!
To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Closing Date: January 2, 2020
||December 16, 2019 08:30 AM
||January 2, 2020 04:30 PM