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Parks Assistant (Full-Time Hours) (Time-Duration)-Up to 2 Positions
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District
Job ID: 2018-35 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is comprised of six member municipalities and eight Electoral Areas, each containing numerous unique communities, cultures and landscapes. The FVRD covers roughly 13,900 square kilometers, equal to more than twice the size of Prince Edward Island.

The Parks Department is responsible for operations and maintenance of 10 regional parks, 3 regional trails, and a number of community parks and trails in the Fraser Valley which sees over 1,000,000 visitations annually.

We have an exciting opportunity for highly motivated, independent individuals to fill up to two time-duration positions within the Parks Department. The term of these positions will be from approximately July 2018 to October 2018. The Parks Department runs 7 days a week during this time frame, and the Parks Assistant will be assigned 5 days which may include Saturday and Sunday, and some statutory holidays, with 2 days off during the week. The regular hours of work are 7.5 hours per day, scheduled between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Duties: The Parks Assistant will perform a variety of duties including routine maintenance of the grounds and buildings (janitorial duties, minor carpentry/construction, and painting); grooming and building trails within the parks; do safety inspections and enforce rules for safety and security; provide information to the public, which may include coordinating/conducting interpretive walk/tours.
Educational Requirements: • Completion of grade 12, plus a Technical Diploma in Natural Resources Management or a related field, OR enrolment in related courses and experience;

Skill Requirements: • Experience in Microsoft Office;
• Experience with general carpentry, and power tools is preferred;
• Excellent communication, presentation and public relations skills, with the ability to deal with conflict situations effectively;
• Must be possession of a valid Driver’s Licence.

There will be on the job training for specific knowledge and skills requirements.
Salary: The start rate for this Union position is $16.52 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits. Upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $19.44 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits.
Additional Information: The FVRD offers a great place to work and live with a mix of rural and urban lifestyles along with an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities. For more information about the FVRD, please visit our website at www.fvrd.ca.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2018-35 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on July 27, 2018 to:

jobs@fvrd.ca or mail to:

Fraser Valley Regional District
Human Resources Department
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Web Address: www.fvrd.ca
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
E-mail: jobs@fvrd.ca
Fax: 604-702-5461
Opening Date: June 27, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: July 27, 2018 04:30 PM

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