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2016-60 - Parks Worker (Full Time)

2016-60 - Parks Worker (Full Time)

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: 2016-60
Title: Parks Worker (Full Time)
Department: Operations Department
Duties: The City of Chilliwack is looking for an energetic, motivated individual for our Parks Section of the Operations Department to fill the position of PARKS WORKER. Assists in efficient operation through reliable performance of all parks related duties observing and complying with municipal policies and safety practices.
Education: This position requires formal education in horticulture and/or turf grass from a recognized school or a minimum of four years practical experience in landscaping. A valid B.C. Driver's Licence with appropriate classification of equipment assigned is required.
Skills: We require a person with horticultural and landscaping experience with expertise in turf grass maintenance. Additional duties include repair and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems, grass seeding, fertilizing, overseeding, sodding, cultivating grounds, planting flower beds, shrubs, trees, etc., pruning, weeding and applying herbicides and pesticides.

- Able to recognize and rectify and/or report upon actual or potential safety hazards;

- Able to lift and carry heavy objects;

- Able to understand verbal and written instructions in English and complete required forms, logs and reports as required;

- Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with departmental officials, users and other members of staff.
Salary: $22.67 to $26.67 per hour (2016 Rates)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2016-06-30 04:30 PM
Posted: 2016-06-23
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