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Parks Operations Coordinator
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

May 18, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2172 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: The City of Surrey’s Parks Division aims to ensure that our more than 200 parks and trails are well-designed and maintained to meet the needs of our growing communities. As part of that commitment, we’re looking for a Parks Operations Coordinator – Landscape Operations to help lead a large team of professionals who are committed to maintaining Surrey’s parks and green spaces.
Duties: Planning, coordinating and delivering the full range of horticultural and grounds maintenance services to the City’s inventory of developed parkland and streetscapes.

Preparing and monitoring annual work plans, capital renovation projects, contracts, budgets, and applications for grants and donations.

Supervising staff, volunteers and contractors.

Assisting in recruitment and training.

Organizing and facilitating community meetings.

Resolving issues in consultation with the community, government agencies, and non-government agencies.
Educational Requirements: Graduation from a recognized University or college, or technical institute with five years related experience; or

Graduation from a recognized vocational school complete with a trade qualification and a combination of knowledge and experience.

Valid B.C. Driver’s License.
Skill Requirements: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, standards, guidelines and materials used in park maintenance and construction work.

Experience in program planning.

Strong leadership and training skills.

Superior public relations and interpersonal skills.

Great analytical skills, with the ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment and initiative while performing the duties of the position.

Strong oral and written communication skills.
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits.
Additional Information: Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.
Web Address: www.surreycareers.ca
Address: 14245 - 56th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3X 3A2, Canada
E-mail: humanresources@surrey.ca
Fax:
Opening Date: May 11, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: May 18, 2018 04:30 PM

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