BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Park Attendant (Trails)

(Temporary, Full-Time)

West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, sport amenities, public beaches and over 100 kilometres of urban and wilderness trails. We are looking for employees that have a passion for public service and strive to make a difference. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs vital to our community. Be part of our team.

The West Vancouver Parks Department is accepting applications for temporary full-time Park Attendant positions primarily focusing on trail construction and maintenance.

The primary duties in this position will be comprised of a variety of tasks to support staff with maintenance for trails, playgrounds, beaches and general park areas. The work for this position is considered manual work, requiring effort and stamina. The successful candidate may also be required to periodically assist staff in other areas such as: park construction; maintaining playgrounds, sports fields, and grass areas; horticulture; cemetery duties; and other related duties as operationally required.

Applicants must have:

  • General knowledge concerning safe use of landscape maintenance equipment;
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of manual outdoor work in all types of weather;
  • An aptitude/interest in Parks maintenance;
  • Experience with trail building and carpentry would be considered an asset; and,
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence for the Province of BC.

During the assessment process, successful candidates will be required to submit an acceptable Driver’s Abstract from ICBC.

This position is expected to be required from approximately March 2021 to October 2021. Candidates must be available for the duration of this period. The length of this assignment will be dependent upon operational requirements.

The successful candidate will be required to supply a Police Information Check to be completed at their expense.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on WestNet.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) –Temporary Full-Time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
Starting at $26.38 + 12% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 23, 2021, 1:33 pm
Expires: March 9, 2021, 11:59 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $26.38 Hour