Parks Operations Students – Regional District of Central Okanagan (Kelowna, BC)

Regional District of Central Okanagan

Parks Operations Students

Are you an organized, self starter and enrolled in post secondary education related to parks and recreation?

If so, our Parks Services Department wants you on their team!

As the successful candidate you will:

  • Assist Parks Services staff in in all aspects of park operational and facility maintenance duties.
  • Provide daily park, trail and facility maintenance in arboriculture, horticulture, irrigation, construction of park landscape structures. 
  • Assist in implementation of small-scale park capital development projects.
  • Assist and participate in the Regional Park Risk Management program.
  • Advise the public of bylaw and safety requirements when appropriate.
  • Respond to public inquiries and concerns related to RDCO Parks Services.

To be eligible for this role, you will be currently enrolled and returning in the fall to a post-secondary educational program such as fish, wildlife & recreation, natural resources, environmental sciences or another related field. You will have knowledge of workplace safety practices and an understanding of how to operate small tools and equipment. You will have the physical ability to work in all types of terrains in all weather conditions with minimal supervision. Good communication skills and an aptitude for working with the public are essential to the success of this role.   

We have four full time, student positions available, beginning in May 2021 and ending at the end of August 2021.  We offer wage of $17.50.

To view the full job description, visit our website at rdco.com/jobs. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume quoting Competition No. 2106 by 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 2021 to apply@rdco.com

We thank all candidates for their interest – only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is an employer of choice made up of a dedicated team of people who care about the community we serve. We are located in one of the most desirable places to live in BC, in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. The appeal of Okanagan Lake and the natural beauty of the surroundings continue to draw people to the valley. Our lifestyle is second to none especially for those who live to enjoy the outdoors

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