Parks, Recreation & Culture
At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.
Be part of the story. Join our team today.
Turn your love of the outdoors and physical work into an exciting job opportunity all while making a difference in your community. The City of Abbotsford’s Park Operations division is in search of self-motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join their dynamic team as Parks Labourers.
The Parks Labourer is responsible for maintenance and custodial work, assisting Parks Operations staff with the care and upkeep of parks, recreation and playground areas, and cemeteries during peak seasonal times. You must be able to perform physically demanding activities and be familiar with all the tools of the trade: weed eaters, mowers, hedge trimmers, etc. You thrive in a fast paced environment with the ability to take initiative to get the job done. You must be able to work effectively in a team setting and individually.
To be considered for this position, you must have:
- Completion of Grade 10;
- Six months experience in general parks maintenance, landscape, horticulture or construction work.
- B.C. Class 5 Driver’s licence with a safe driving record.
If you are ready for a rewarding and fulfilling opportunity where you will play an integral role in helping Abbotsford be the city that all other communities aspire to be apply today!
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is $21.42 plus an additional 12% in lieu of all benefits including vacation and statutory holiday pay.
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive.
Projected start date for this position is March 1, 2021.
Closing date: February 12, 2021
**applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.**
To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers
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