Park Maintenance Worker 2 Seasonal

Req ID:  638
Business Unit:  Parks & Environmental Services
Division:  Regional Parks
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $31.39 - $31.39 per hour
Hours of Work:  80 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Feb 5, 2024
Closing Date: 
 

 

 

 

Req ID: 638 

Business Unit: Parks & Environmental Services 

Division: Regional Parks

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J06 

Rate of Pay: $31.39 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits

Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly - 6 month terms and 4 month terms available

Posting Date:  February 2, 2024

Closing Date:   Review of applicants will be ongoing, this position will remain open until filled

Summary

This position carries out a number of general and specialized labouring tasks as well as ongoing maintenance. The position also provides routine information to visitors and patrols park areas to assist with ensuring the safety and security of park visitors and the protection of natural park environments and park facilities.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs day to day maintenance functions and regular operational work.
  • Continually identify, assess and makes recommendations to mitigate potential park and trail risks and concerns.
  • Responsible for routine clean-up of all park facilities and grounds.
  • Assist with developing priorities by planning, organizing and implementing daily, weekly and seasonal work tasks and schedules.
  • Patrols and inspects park areas for cleanliness, hazards, repairs, security and park protection.
  • Picks up and disposes of garbage, litter and debris and cleans and removes graffiti.
  • Cleans and opens washrooms and facilities and re-stocks as required.
  • Assists in construction and maintenance of park facilities and grounds, ensuring all work is performed in a safe manner in accordance with WorkSafe BC and safety regulations.
  • Monitors parks and trail conditions and conducts necessary repairs and maintenance as required.
  • Performs routine vegetation management and routine re-vegetation.
  • Provides information to and educates park visitors about park regulations as required in a positive, courteous and professional manner.
  • Assists with reporting, attending to and recording bylaw violations.
  • Engages park visitors to provide information on park rules and to provide key messages aimed at educating visitors about appropriate behaviour.
  • Ensures accurate and timely completion of various recording and reporting forms.
  • Assists park user groups with special event set-up requirements and conducts site inspections.
  • Assists other staff and works cooperatively with volunteers and partners.
  • Operates a variety of CRD vehicles, trailers and equipment.
  • Participates in the suppression of brush and forest fires as required in accordance with WorkSafe BC regulations and BC Ministry of Forests’ fire suppression regulations.
  • May provide routine guidance to small crews as required.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Knowledge of the methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment commonly used in park operations work such as construction, horticulture, landscaping and general maintenance and development activities
  • Good knowledge of safety precautions required in the use of service vehicles, power driven horticultural equipment, chain saws, and other potentially hazardous hand tools
  • Basic knowledge of recreation activities common to community and regional parks operations
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled manual tasks requiring the use of independent judgement and action in the construction and maintenance of community and regional parks
  • Ability to operate and maintain service vehicles as well as other power driven machinery and equipment commonly found in community and regional parks operations
  • The ability to work with some independence as well as part of a team while demonstrating initiative to provide practical solutions to operational problems that arise
  • Ability to maintain routine records and log book entries related to work activities
  • Knowledge and understanding of WorkSafeBC practices/protocols, Workers’ Compensation Act and OHS Regulations and other relevant safety regulations.
  • Training in S-100 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety, Bylaw Enforcement and Chainsaw Safety and Use is required.
  • The selected candidate will also be required to provide a driver’s abstract.
  • Physically fit and able to perform heavy manual outdoor work in all types of weather conditions

Qualifications

  • High School Graduation
  • A minimum of 1 year directly related experience

Certifications

  • Acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent is required to undergo a criminal record check to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment.
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence

APPLICATIONS

 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

 

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of

experience, education and/or training where possible.

 

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@crd.bc.ca