Regular Full Time & Temporary Full Time (up to 12 months)
Parks, Recreation, Culture and Facilities Department
One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.
We are looking for two strategic, forward-thinking leaders to join our Parks, Recreation, Culture and Facilities team in the Landscape Section responsible for the operations, maintenance and revitalization of the landscaped areas within the City’s parks, streetscapes and civic building sites.
As the ideal candidate, you are a seasoned professional with a university degree, diploma or trades certification in horticulture, park management, leadership or related disciplines; accredited courses in project management, leadership studies and human resources plus at least 5 years of landscape management experience involved in the full range of design, maintenance, installation/construction and customer service.
You have led teams of skilled and semi-skilled staff in a high paced environment and are able to skillfully plan, schedule and deliver high quality public green spaces. Training, mentoring and inspiring a high energy team comes easily to you. You require minimal supervision, possess a positive can-do attitude and are able to tackle various landscape challenges with competency and flair. A Trades Qualification in Landscape Horticulture is required as well as a Pesticide Applicator’s License (may consider those without this license, provided the applicant successfully obtains during their probationary period). Applicants under consideration must be available for weekend shifts, need to hold a British Columbia Driver’s License and you will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.
A CUPE hourly rate of $40.35 – $47.69 (2020 rates), plus a competitive benefits package, and a compressed work week is being offered. Applicants under consideration may be required to consent to a Police Information Check. Please attach a recent driver’s abstract (within 30 days) to your application.
Please apply on-line at www.coquitlam.ca/careers by 23:55 pm on February 15, 2021.
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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