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Parks Assistant (Full-Time)-Up to 2 Positions
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District
Job ID: 2020-17 (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.

The Parks department is responsible for operations and maintenance of 10 regional parks, 3 regional trails, and a number of community parks and trails in the Fraser Valley which sees over 1,000,000 visitations annually.
We have an exciting opportunity for highly motivated, independent individuals to fill up to two full-time positions within the Parks Department.
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. We believe in lifelong learning and are committed to providing and supporting training and professional development opportunities for our staff. 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 a comprehensive benefits package. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $19.83 per hour.
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 #2020-17 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on February 28, 2020 to:

jobs@fvrd.ca or mail to:

Fraser Valley Regional District
Human Resources Department
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Web Address: www.fvrd.ca
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
E-mail: jobs@fvrd.ca
Opening Date: February 12, 2020 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 28, 2020 04:30 PM

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