Engineering Assistant I – Field Monitor – City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

By | June 12, 2019

  Requisition ID: 13764

The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world’s most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose and Function
Working closely with the Outdoor Sports Facilities Coordinator, the Park Monitor will play key role in collecting and inputting data that will help make the Outdoor Sport Field environment more inclusive and supportive of the appropriate sport development and participation. While City-Wide Recreation Services is seeking to gather great data on how sport facilities and spaces are being used to improve our services in the future, this role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and great insight on career opportunities within recreation. This position is ideal for an individual seeking a new challenge in an environment that is undergoing a positive transformation. The output of the data collection will help lead the change in how facilities are distributed in a fair, inclusive, and balanced way.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The Park Monitor position will become the data collection champion. Your responsibilities include driving along one of the predetermined routes capturing groupings of fields, diamonds, and courts throughout the City of Vancouver, inputting observed information and data on a form, capturing photographs to create inventory of fields, diamonds, courts, structures, signage, storage units, and more. You will also be responsible for other administrative duties, such as data entry on a mobile tech device or at a desktop, supporting the daily operations of the Outdoor Sport Fields team; and other related duties as required. Majority of the time will be spent outdoors; shifts will occur rain or shine.

The Park Monitor will be a part of the Sport Facility Action Team. This auxiliary position will provide a range of hours equivalent up to 32.50 hours per week, driving among multiple locations within the City of Vancouver. Shifts will vary and will include evenings and weekends.

Education and Certifications:

  • Completion of Grade twelve, including courses related to the work. Some experience in general office, clerical, and/or junior drafting work, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • A Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, where applicable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of office methods, procedures and practices.
  • Ability to do simple field investigation work, perform observations and make simple computations pertaining to the work.
  • Ability to summarize data in a written format and assist in the preparation of a variety of technical reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with the public and other employees.
  • Ability to learn assigned clerical tasks within a reasonable time and to perform assignments in accordance with prescribed work methods and procedures.
  • Ability to make minor decisions in accordance with the department’s regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in checking and maintaining office records.
  • Ability to work outside in inclement weather.
  • Some knowledge of the applicable rules, regulations and procedures which govern departmental activities and practices.

Training will be provided prior to the first shift.

Business Unit/Department: Board of Parks and Recreation (1400)
Affiliation: CUPE 15
Employment Type: Auxiliary/Casual
Position Start Date: July 2019
Position End Date: August 2019
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-013: $23.44 to $27.45 per hour

Application Close: June 21, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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