Park Patroller – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Park Patroller

Competition No.: 2020-PP
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $29.62 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 11/26/20 8:24 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Our Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Services Department is looking for hard working diligent individuals to join the team as Park Patrollers on an auxiliary basis. The work involves patrolling sites by foot or motor vehicle to prevent and take appropriate action against incidents such as rowdyism, drinking, vandalism and suspicious loitering; providing factual information relating to regulations and by-laws to park users; performing minor maintenance and repair tasks to facilities; closing sports fields to users in inclement weather as necessary and submitting related reports.  Performs minor building maintenance and repairs of an immediate nature such as replacing locks, checking and resetting fire and intrusion alarms to secure park premises; watches for irregularities such as leaking water pipes, malfunctioning furnaces, and electric panels and air conditioning fans and fixes to eliminate safety hazards or reports to the supervisor, as appropriate. An incumbent exercises considerable tact and diplomacy with the public and independence of action and judgement in day-to-day functions, but unusual or difficult problems are referred to a superior who reviews work performed. Performs other related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation, supplemented by sounded related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Considerable knowledge of Park facilities in terms of their location, uses and hours of operation. Sound knowledge of the policies, procedures, park regulations and related by-laws governing the work performed. Sound knowledge of methods and materials, tools and equipment used in minor building repair work and janitorial work. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and prepare and maintain non-complex records and reports related to the work. Ability to deal tactfully, diplomatically and effectively with the public and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff. A Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by December 4, 2020.    

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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