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Parks Labourer - Natural Areas
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

January 18, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2644 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation and Culture
Job Description: We are looking for motivated and hardworking temporary labourers who are interested in gaining valuable career experience from a wide variety of urban forestry and habitat restoration field-based work. The Urban Forestry – Natural Areas team provides exciting opportunities and challenges in an active and energetic environment.
Duties: - Work in natural area parks throughout Surrey on a field-based crew under the supervision of senior staff.
- Complete a variety of manual and semi-skilled general labour tasks including:
- Invasive plant removal
- Planting maintenance (weeding/brushing/mulching)
- Planting native trees and shrubs
- Trail maintenance and vegetation pruning
- Refuse and yard waste removal
- Tree debris clean-up
- Interact with the public in a professional manner.
Educational Requirements: - Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
Skill Requirements: - Have a valid BC Driver’s license with a safe driving record.
- Have experience performing manual labour.
- Have experience with power tools (brush saw, hedge trimmer, and backpack blowers).
- Demonstrate ability to identify native and invasive plants.
- Have strong public relations, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Be able to complete work of a heavy manual nature in all weather conditions.
Salary: Competitive.
Additional Information: Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check and submittal of a Drivers abstract. Please apply online @ to Job ID 2644.
Opening Date: December 4, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: January 18, 2019 04:30 PM