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The Park Maintenance Worker 2 carries out a number of general and specialized laboring tasks as well as ongoing maintenance. This position also provides routine information to visitors and patrols park areas to assist with ensuring the safety and security of park visitors and the protection of natural park environments and park facilities.
This position requires an acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent will be required to undergo a criminal record check in order to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment in this position.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Performs day to day maintenance components and regular operational work.
- Continually identifies, assesses and makes recommendations to mitigate potential park and trail risks and concerns.
- Responsible for routine clean-up of all park facilities and grounds.
- Assists with developing priorities by planning, organizing and implementing daily, weekly and seasonal work tasks and schedules.
- Patrols and inspects park areas for cleanliness, hazards, repairs, security and park protection.
- Picks up and disposes of garbage, litter and debris and cleans and removes graffiti.
- Cleans and opens washrooms and facilities and re-stocks as required.
- Assists in construction and maintenance of park facilities and grounds, ensuring all work is performed in a safe manner in accordance with WorkSafe BC and safety regulations.
- Monitors parks and trail conditions and conducts necessary repairs and maintenance as required.
- Performs routine vegetation management and routine re-vegetation.
- Provides information to park visitors and enforces park regulations as required in a positive, courteous and professional manner.
- Assists with bylaw enforcement by investigating and reporting bylaw infractions, and issuing warning tickets and Municipal Ticket Information tickets.
- Liaises with CRD Bylaw Enforcement Officers to exchange bylaw information.
- Ensures accurate and timely completion of various recording and reporting forms.
- Assists park user groups with special event set-up requirements and conducts site inspections.
- Assists other staff and works cooperatively with volunteers and partners.
- Operates a variety of CRD vehicles, trailers and equipment.
- Performs routine pool water tests and records daily readings.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Completion of Grade 12, plus a minimum of one year of directly related experience.
- Pool Operator Level 1 and 2 or willing to obtain.
- Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
- Knowledge of the methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment commonly used in such parks work as construction, horticulture, landscaping and general maintenance and development activities.
- Good knowledge of safety precautions required in the use of service vehicles, power driven horticultural equipment, chain saws, and other potentially hazardous hand tools.
- Basic knowledge of recreation activities common to community and regional park areas.
- Ability to perform a variety of skilled manual tasks requiring the use of independent judgement and action in the construction and maintenance of community and regional parks.
- Ability to operate and maintain service vehicles as well as other power driven machinery and equipment commonly found in community and regional parks operations.
- The ability to work with some independence as well as part of a team while demonstrating initiative to provide practical solutions to operational problems that arise.
- Ability to maintain routine records and log book entries related to work activities.
- Knowledge and understanding of WorkSafeBC practices/protocols, Workers’ Compensation Act and OH&S Regulations and other relevant safety statutes.
- Training in S-100 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety, Bylaw Enforcement and Chainsaw Safety and Use is required.
- The selected candidate will also be required to provide a driver’s abstract.
- Physically fit and able to perform heavy manual outdoor work in all types of weather conditions.
- Must possess a valid BC Driver’s Licence.
To keep our employees, customers, and the communities we serve safe, the CRD has introduced an employee mandatory vaccination policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. As such, the CRD requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and covering letter online at www.crd.bc.ca under “Careers”.
The CRD thanks you for your interest, only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.