Campground Groundsperson

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Work Site Environment
Outdoors
Noisy
Dusty
Hot

Work Setting
Park and recreation sites: Pittock Conservation Area

Tasks
Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
Cut grass
Rake and collect refuse
Remove litter and garbage
Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Pick-up truck
Tractor
Tractor mower
Weed trimmer/edger

Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Driver’s validity licence check
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver’s licence
Public transportation is not available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks
Physically demanding
Manual dexterity
Attention to detail
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots
Personal Suitability
Dependability
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Organized
Reliability
Team player

Seasonal Pipestone Creek Campground Labourer

The County of Grande Prairie builds on its natural environment and the entrepreneurial spirit of its citizens to provide an unmatched quality of life and opportunity for all. We offer a collaborative and dynamic workplace where our values of Trustworthy, Transparent, Respectful, and Collaborative guide our conduct and contribute to a healthy culture.

The Parks & Recreation department is looking for a seasonal labourer to work for the summer at Pipestone Creek Campground. Assisting the Campground Park Host, this position is responsible to clean and maintain washrooms, mowing, campsite maintenance and other outdoor labour work, as required.

Qualifications:

Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and acceptable driver’s abstract;
Experience operating lawn maintenance equipment;
Physically capable for general labour duties;
Ability to deal with members of the public in a professional manner;
Willingness to undertake training in order to meet operational requirements.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to work efficiently and still meet County safety standards

The successful applicant will be a team player with good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. You will be a self-starter who can contribute positively to the team environment.

This position is seasonal until October 15th, 2022. The hours are 40 hours/week, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am 4:30 pm, with some flexibility to work weekends as required.

The County of Grande Prairie recognizes and values the principles of fair hiring practices. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact hr@countygp.ab.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs.

This posting may be used for future vacancies or to fill more than one position
This posting may be open until a suitable candidate(s) is/are found.
Please note that once your application is complete, you will receive a confirmation email. If we require any additional information we will contact you. We thank everyone for their application, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to the volume of applications received we can only answer questions at the interview stage.

Park Operator, Kikomun Creek Provincial Park

Full Job Description
Would you like to work for the best place on earth? Are you looking to pursue a career in Parks & Recreation? Come and join the team at EK Parks and work in some of British Columbia’s Beautiful Provincial Parks here in the Kootenay’s.

EK Parks is hiring Park Operators for full time seasonal work to join our team in Kikomun Creek Provincial Park located in the beautiful area of Baynes Lake B.C. The position will commence in Mid May- Early June and run through till mid- late September. This is a set days position.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Clean and maintain park facilities
Garbage and Recyling
Paint/Stain structures and facilities when required
Collection of park fees
Provide site security and enforcement of park policies/ Report incidences and occurences efficiently to Supervisor and/or Manager
Respond to Campers inquiries and provide assistance when needed
Represent EK Parks in a professional manner
Maintain communication with other staff members
Daily completion of paperwork, reservations and cash outs
Beach patrols
Available to work flexible hours
Experience handling cash and record keeping
Drivers license or N driver
Criminal records check for working with youth and the vulnerable
Experience with landscaping and power tools for park maintenance
Fluent in English
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Seasonal employment starting immediately.

Hourly Wage

Uniform Provided (Top & Jacket/Vest)

COMPANY INFORMATION

EK Parks is about offering reliable employment for good people by means of managing Provincial Parks in the Kootenay’s in a way that provides a quality recreation experience for all the park users while reflecting the values of BC Parks.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: From $16.00 per hour

Schedule:

10 hour shift
Application deadline: 2022-07-31

https://www.ekparks.com/employment

Stewardship Coordinator – Operations

Stewardship Coordinator – Operations
[10-month contract role] Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Reference #SM-15972

 

 

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust was created to protect and conserve our province’s incredible natural legacy. They save outstanding natural areas through land conservation. They use a strategic, science-driven approach to identify and protect the most threatened, unique, and significant natural areas for nature and for future generations to enjoy. The Nature Trust stewards over 19,000 acres of land across Nova Scotia, and through their ambitious Twice the Wild campaign, aim to double their protected space for nature by 2024.

 

On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting for a Stewardship Coordinator – Operations to join their team of dedicated professionals on their Conservation team in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. This role is a 10-month contract opportunity.

 

Reporting to the Director of Conservation, the Stewardship Coordinator – Operations leads the development and implementation of an annual program of stewardship activities on all Nature Trust conservation lands. This role supervises two positions: Stewardship Technician and Stewardship Assistant, and has the following responsibilities:

 

Stewardship Responsibilities:

 

• Ensures integration of best practices into all aspects of stewardship program (including compliance with Canadian land trust standards and practices)
• Conducts baseline studies, writes baseline documentation reports and ensures additional stewardship program resources are utilized in the completion of baselines
• Writes, assists with the completion or allocates resources to ensure the completion of stewardship plans and related stewardship documents
• Plans, delivers and ensures the completion of an annual program of property monitoring and reporting
• Plans and delivers activities on Nature Trust conservation lands that support property or regional stewardship objectives.
• In collaboration with the Conservation Biologist, plans and leads ecological restoration projects.
• Maintains and enhances the relationships/communications with conservation easement property owners.
• Builds relationships and communicates with neighbours, local governments, community leaders and others to reduce threats/increase awareness, educate and encourage support for stewardship efforts.
• Works closely with the Stewardship Coordinator – Policy and Planning, to ensure annual stewardship program goals and objectives are achieved.
• Supports and delivers enforcement activities with guidance from Director of Conservation
• In collaboration with the Stewardship Coordinator – Policy and Planning, coordinates visitor and recreation planning/management including, but not limited to, trails, access, signage, recreation management.
• Provides subject matter expertise and guidance to Nature Trust committees and Board.

 

Communication Responsibilities:

 

• In collaboration with the communications team, assists with the development and helps to deliver communications, education and marketing materials and tactics to support the stewardship program and broader NSNT programs (including philanthropy)
• Develops, trains and oversees the Property Guardians program, including volunteer management (and coordination of other field volunteers/partners), with support from the Stewardship Technician and the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
• Assists with the delivery of the Bird’s Eye View program.
• Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships to support stewardship activities and enhance capacity

 

Administrative/Technical Responsibilities:

 

• Provides mapping and GIS resources to support stewardship
• Oversees and administers information management and tracking systems including Landscape stewardship database and app; stewardship records, tracking systems, templates and reports
• Acts as the lead administrator for the Landscape stewardship database

 

Leadership/Mentoring Responsibilities:

 

• Delegates work to the Stewardship Technician and Stewardship Assistant as needed
• Provides feedback on work and coaches the stewardship team
• Provides training, guidance and feedback to the volunteers working in the stewardship program
• Oversees and ensures Health and Safety requirements are met for all staff and volunteers working in area of responsibility

 

Financial Responsibilities:

 

• Carries out required activities within delegated authority and in compliance with Nature Trust financial policies and procedures.

 

As the ideal candidate, you possess experience working in a conservation role, along with post-secondary training in conservation, ecology, biology or related fields. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, however. Ability to be extremely organized while managing a team consisting of Nature Trust staff as well as Property Guardian volunteers will be key to success in this role. It is essential you are able to work independently while maintaining team relationships, while also being able to be flexible and work in an unstructured environment. Ability to competently use the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel, and to learn to use the stewardship database, Landscape, as well as a valid driver’s license, is required.

 

Other Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities:

• GIS capabilities, including the ability to use ArcGIS to create and modify maps, extract data and inform decisions.
• Ability to identify common Nova Scotia terrestrial species and the ability to use keys and guides to identify unknown species.
• Ability to navigate extremely varied terrain on foot, over long distances, using GPS or compass.
• Ability to kayak or canoe, or the willingness to learn.

 

Working Conditions:

 

This position requires a combination of office and field work. During field season, you will be required to travel for between two and five days during most weeks. Evenings and weekends may sometimes be required for volunteer training, work parties or events. Fieldwork may require camping at or near worksites. Fieldwork takes place typically from the end of May to October. During the winter months most work is conducted in Nature Trust offices.

 

 

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is an equal opportunity employer. They celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

 

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online directly by clicking ‘Apply Now’ below.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Beale, Consultant at bbeale@kbrs.ca or Scott McGaw, Partner at smcgaw@kbrs.ca. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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Supervisor – Park Operations (Infrastructure)

POSITION FUNCTION
Perform functions related to planning, development and implementation of Parks projects. Plan, coordinate, assign and review the annual construction and repair program for Parks Infrastructure. Provide leadership that exemplifies the organization’s commitment to customer service, staff and resource management, and project management.

KEY DUTIES
Develop and administer the annual construction and repair program. Plan, coordinate, assign and review the work of approximately 32 FTE involved in parks infrastructure, including park asset and infrastructure maintenance, irrigation, construction projects, horticulture and arboriculture. Supervise and provide direction, coaching, training and guidance to staff; plan, implement and coordinate projects; develop and schedule work plans and coordinate yearly work plans; ensure schedules, procedures and established performance and safety standards are met; responsible for full supervision.
Plan, prioritize and monitor the section’s annual work programs; assist in preparing, estimating and tracking annual budgets; authorize and monitor expenditures; make recommendations regarding equipment and/or operational changes with related costs and staff resources. Provide excellent and efficient service to both internal and external customers in keeping with the City of Victoria’s service standards. Collaborate in a team environment to deliver operational work programs and capital projects.
Develop and maintain a pro-active asset management system, including inspection, planning and maintenance, for hard assets within parks, (ie playgrounds, sport courts and exercise equipment, benches, picnic tables, water attractions, signs, paths, retaining walls, chain link and wood fences, water fountains and irrigation). Ensure that information contained within the City’s database is accurate and analysed to provide input into resourcing and investment decisions.
Liaise with other department or City staff in the implementation of capital and development projects of varying complexity; prepare budget proposals, projections and detailed estimates for projects and related activities; research and recommend external funding sources for projects; prepare and present program proposals to Manager for information or approval.
Conduct site inspections at various locations to review work progress and requirements; respond to general inquiries and complaints from the public. Liaise with and direct the work of consultants, contractors and engineers on Parks construction projects; conduct inspections of construction sites to ensure design and specifications compliance and safety standards; liaise with and provide information to City departments, community associations and outside agencies on project requirements, progress and budgets; respond to enquiries and requests for service from division.
Work with Supply Management Services on project requisitions; determine in-sourcing and outsourcing of work assignments; prepare requests for proposals and related documents including sole sourcing decisions; assess and make recommendations in the selection and termination of external consultants, contractors and engineers; ensure project schedules; negotiate and resolve disputes as required.

Attend and participate in meetings with other sections, departments, or agencies on matters relating to the continued efficient operations within the division.
Perform related duties where qualified.

INDEPENDENCE
Work is generated by annual maintenance programs and construction renewal or development projects.
Work is reviewed through regular reports and meetings with Manager.
Issues such as staffing matters and budgetary items are discussed with Manager. Issues such as deviations from annual budget are discussed with Manager, with recommendations.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical Effort:
Lift and move heavy equipment and materials. (rare)
Mental Effort:
Short periods of intense concentration while preparing reports and estimating projects. (often)
Visual/Auditory Effort:
Focus on a variety of source data and VDT for short periods. (occasional)
Work Environment:
Office.
Work on construction sites. (occasional)
Work in an environment where protective measures must be taken to avoid exposure to noise, paint, and fumes. (rare)

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Organize and prioritize the work of a section. Effectively lead, supervise, direct and motivate staff.
Encourage contributions and input from team members.
Understand and apply the principles and techniques of construction project management, and construction and inventory maintenance administration.
Understand and apply the principles and techniques of asset maintenance, horticulture, turf, landscape and arboriculture.
Working level operation of City word processing, spreadsheet and related specialty software.
Compose and present proposals and policies.
Read and interpret technical reports, plans, codes and regulations. Estimate project costs Maintain accurate records
Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Flexible and goal oriented in a changing work environment Deal effectively with the public and outside agencies.
Supervise a safety program.

QUALIFICATIONS
Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:
High school graduation
Technical School Diploma in a discipline related to Landscape Maintenance/Construction, Arboriculture or Horticulture or a related field (2 years) or a related Trades Certification (4 years) Accredited courses in management and leadership studies. (1 year)
Accredited courses in project management, including project planning, scheduling, budget & execution. (40 hours) based on assignment of position, PMP preferred
Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence.

Experience:
4 years of progressive experience in related position specific to the section, including one year supervisory experience.
or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER:
May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.
Work schedule: Monday – Friday, 40 hour work week
$47.64 per hour, Pay Grade 16 (under review) Job Code #648
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position

To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs – only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Applicants who are not current City of Victoria employees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 during the recruitment process. External applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code may request an accommodation.

At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@victoria.ca.

Organization: City of Victoria
Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Office Administration
Posted: June 24, 2022, 8:59 am
Expires: July 19, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $47.64 Hour

Operations Coordinator

Full Job Description
Department: Natural Resources & Renewables

Location: Multiple Locations

Type of Employment: Permanent

Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 7/5/2022 (Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

Nova Scotia is rich in natural resources – including biodiversity, forests, geological resources, provincial parks and the land we manage. The Department of Natural Resources & Renewables is responsible for the development, management, conservation and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources and the administration of the province’s Crown land. Together we are working with Nova Scotians to build a better future through sustainable natural resource management as we all benefit from the natural health and wealth of the province.

About Our Opportunity

As Operations Coordinator, you will be a vital member of the Regional Management Team and report to the Area Manager. The work you do will help us achieve our Departmental objectives for program delivery across the Province. Programs to be delivered include geology, forest protection, parks and outdoor recreation, land administration, private and crown land management, wildlife, and field reports for integrated resource management.

 

As the Operations Coordinator you will assist the area manager with the overall delivery or provision of either a single service or group of common services including the development, monitoring, and adherence to operational procedures and standards, hiring, selection, scheduling and performance management.

Primary Accountabilities

The Department of Natural Resources & Renewables is seeking a dynamic Operations Coordinator to lead program delivery. Through the effective leadership of staff and resources, you will be responsible for the efficient delivery of Department Programs including the management of staff and associated budgets.

 

Some of the primary accountabilities in this role include:

Delivering outcomes by coordinating projects with others and working within established systems.
Implement the delivery of department programs such as Crown Land Management, Crown Land Administration, forest fire prevention and suppression, wildlife studies, biological studies, insects and diseases, park operation, public liaison and education etc; respond to wildfires as directed by the Area Manager.
Monitoring of resources through effective communication and performance management to enhance department program delivery.
Providing input into the development of procedures for an area within the department, then monitoring the implementation of those procedures.
Ensuring appropriate quality and risk management processes are followed, and suggesting improvements in current processes, systems, and procedures.
Delivering a plan for internal communications with guidance from senior colleagues.

Qualifications and Experience

Typically, ideal candidates will have a Department recognized two-year Lands and Forestry technical diploma along with 5 years of related experience in resource management, including administration and leadership roles; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

Frequent travel across the province is a component of this position; as such, a valid driver’s license is required.

 

As the ideal candidate you have previous experience:

Building a high performing team, ensuring the team is focused, motivated, and inspired to achieve team objectives.
Providing guidance and training to others on planning, organizing, prioritizing, and overseeing activities to meet operational objectives.
Managing projects and/or programs through the departments work plan to ensure they meet the desired cost, time, and quality parameters.

 

You possess exceptional communication (written/verbal/active listening) and relationship building skills to maintain frequent contact with management, senior offices as well as with supervisory and technical staff. With strong time management skills, you can manage, track, and attend to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity.

 

Leadership competencies required at this level of work are:

Analytical Thinking, Action Management, Team Leadership, Initiative, Effective Interactive Communication, Partnering and Relationship Building, and Intercultural and Diversity Proficiency.

 

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.
Equivalency

Equivalency includes, but is not limited to:

 

A bachelors degree in Natural Science with 3 years of related experience.

 

Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.
Benefits

Based on the employment status and Union agreement, the Government of Nova Scotia offers its employees a wide range of benefits such as Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Pension, General Illness (Short and Long Term), Vacation and Employee and Family Assistance Programs. Click here to learn more about our various benefits offerings and eligibility criteria.
Working Conditions

Working in varying conditions and uneven terrain is a requirement of this position.

 

This position requires work in both Yarmouth and Digby County; frequent travel between Yarmouth and Digby County.
What We Offer

Career development where you have access to career guidance, tools, resources, and ongoing training for every stage of your career.
Engaging workplace: our employees feel valued, respected, connected, and tuned in, we have forward-thinking policies and strategies.
Countless career paths.
Department specific flexible working schedules.

 

Pay Grade: EC 10

Salary Range: $2,858.01 – $3,572.52 Bi-Weekly

 

Employment Equity Statement:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

 

Current government employees may access this posting through the link below:

 

 

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to Competitions@novascotia.ca.

Parks & Trails Enhancement & Maintenance Worker

Full Job Description
Job Summary

Parks & Trails Enhancement and Maintenance Worker will be responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of Annapolis County owned parks and trails within the County of Annapolis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Scheduled duties assigned by the Lead /hand
Keep parks and trails free of weeds and other vegetation.
Rake pathways as needed.
Greet the public while respecting social distancing.
Prune and brush out area of trails and parks. Mow, weed whip the trails to avoid long grasses within pathway zone.
Redirect any water on trails with training methods – Define pathways along section of the wilderness trails and line with rock.
Clear any culverts of debris to prevent water flow.
Pick up any litter on site and pack out
Tend to garbage and recycling where and when necessary and dispose within protocols.
Drag beaches with gator where and when necessary.
Check on washroom and supply any supplies as necessary. Clean park and trail washroom or areas as per COVID 19 protocols.
Maintain park trail signs and structures such as – stain picnic tables and or benches, paint sign posts and or stain structures, install or reposition signs where necessary and mow lawns.
Assist with recreational programming/events site readiness (lawn care/waste management, set-up & tear down)
To attend all training sessions as required and to adhere to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
To transport needed tools for the job and to sign out equipment, track and clean.
To wear personal safety equipment as required and part of municipal training safety protocols (for Trail Maintenance tasks includes: first aid kit, sturdy work gloves, and sturdy leather work boots. Tick kits, cell phone.)
To transport aggregate for trail and park improvement.
Other reasonably related duties
Qualifications & Experience:

Completion of Grade 12 or Equivalent; post-secondary in landscaping/horticulture design
Current WHMIS & First Aid
Experience in lawn care, janitorial and facilities maintenance;
Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment safely and efficiently;
Good physical condition and able to perform heavy manual labour;
Experience with and knowledge of the safe operation of lawn mowers, push mowers and whipper snipers
Good working knowledge of Nova Scotia OHS Regulations, as relates to the work involved
Ability to work independently and to accomplish tasks and assignments;
Ability to deal effectively with co-workers and the public;
Good verbal and written communication skills
Have and maintain a valid Class 5 Nova Scotia Driver’s License
Must by fully Vaccinated against Covid-19
Working Conditions

Standard hours of work is Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm, however due to the nature of the operation and assisting with our recreation programming services, availability to work designated weekends and or evenings as required from time to time.
This position may be physically and emotionally demanding and requires an individual who is able to multi-task on a daily basis. It may require lifting heavy objects and repetitive tasks.
Mileage for use of own vehicle is paid according to the municipal rate.
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Job Type: Seasonal
Contract length: 10 weeks

Salary: $16.85 per hour

Schedule:

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

Coordinator, Community Development

Trans Canada Trail Job posting

Position: Coordinator, Community Development Position

Type: Permanent Location: Home-based

Experience: No specific experience is identified for this position – see qualifications below.

Reports to: National Manager, Infrastructure and Connection

Application Deadline: June 24, 2022

Start Date: As soon as possible

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the organization in the role of Coordinator, Community Development. As part of our strategic plan, this role is instrumental in the development and enhancement of the Trans Canada Trail network. This includes the coordination and implementation of network connection projects in all provinces and territories, undertaken or funded by TCT, and the gathering of general information about the state of the Trail from trail operators across the country.

See full job description here.

Parks Labourer

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community.  As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.  We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!

 

We are currently recruiting for self-motivated and responsible team players who are passionate about Coquitlam’s Parks to join our Landscape Division on a Temporary Full Time basis until November 2022!

 

Our 2022 Labourer 2’s must enjoy working outdoors performing regular physical activity that is often repetitive in nature in all types of weather.  Cutting and maintaining lawns and grounds, planting and maintaining perennials and annuals, assisting in the maintenance of various landscaped, horticultural and turf areas in parks and along road boulevards and medians will be expected.

 

Preferred candidates will have relevant work experience involving general labour with landscaping.  Education and training in Horticulture as well as experience with driving a 3-ton truck, operating rotary mowers, line trimmers, chainsaws, and other equipment used in landscaping would be an asset.

 

Requirements include a valid BC Driver’s License (with satisfactory driving record) and completion of a Police Information Check (with no adverse reports).

 

A CUPE hourly rate of $30.30 (2022 rates) is offered.  Temporary full time opportunities provide an additional 6% in lieu of benefits as well as some health and wellness benefits and ability to participate in an earned day off program.  The City has a vaccination policy that is currently suspended.  However, should the policy be reinstated, it will be a requirement for all current and future employees.

 

Good people make Coquitlam great, sign up for career alerts through our recruitment portal to stay up to date about opportunities within our team, or follow us on LinkedIn to learn more about how #YouCouldWorkHere too!

 

Please apply online at www.coquitlam.ca/careers by 11:55 pm on May 18, 2022.

Wildlife Ranger (Multiple Positions)

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain’s renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver’s premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

 

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

Patrolling of habitats throughout shift times
Communicating with public to educate them on wildlife issues
Presenting scheduled Ranger Interpretive sessions
Assisting in maintaining the record keeping system
Implement and enforce public safety precautions of visitors and staff regarding wildlife issues
Establishing a rapport with the general public to foster an appreciation of wildlife and the role of the Grouse Mountain
Refuge for Endangered Wildlife
Providing care and maintenance of assigned wildlife habitats and wildlife
Assisting with construction and deconstruction of habitats
Other duties as required

Requirements:

Post-secondary courses in biology, zoology or related subjects
One year’s experience working with wildlife
Experience in public presentations and education.
Knowledge of indigenous wildlife and conservation issues
Knowledge of wildlife husbandry and restraint procedures
Knowledge of general safety and hygiene protocols
Self-motivated and ability to work independently
Good oral and written communication skills
Team player
Ability to work weekends and evenings
Successful candidate must complete a criminal record check once offered the position.
The check must be completed prior to start date if you are 19 years and older. Grouse Mountain will assist you with the process.