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Park Attendant
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

June 18, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-125 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description: 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.

The City of Abbotsford currently has two temporary full-time opportunities in our Park Services Division for energetic and self-motivated Park Attendants. This exciting opportunity includes maintenance and custodial work involving the care and upkeep of City parks, recreational and playground areas, and cemeteries. The incumbents must have the ability to perform a variety of grounds and building maintenance and cleaning tasks, repair work, and gardening duties with minimal supervision.

Qualifications Required:

• Completed Grade 12
• Completed basic park related courses - e.g. park, playground & building maintenance, horticulture, arboriculture, soils, plant ID, irrigation & drainage
• Minimum of one year experience in general parks maintenance, horticulture or arboriculture work
• Valid BC Driver's Licence - candidates will be asked to provide a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
• Completion of pesticide certification is considered an asset

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $23.55 to $27.71 plus a percentage in lieu of benefits and vacation. Shift Work is involved in this position, including evenings and weekends.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!
Opening Date: June 4, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 18, 2019 04:30 PM

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