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PARK ATTENDANT (TRAILS)


(Temporary, Full-Time)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

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 License 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 2023 to October 2023. 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. The successful candidate will also be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

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)

Starting Rate of Pay:
$27.45 plus 12% in lieu of benefits
This position has a pay structure with three steps increase after certain hours.

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on February 12, 2023

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers 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, Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: January 25, 2023, 11:55 am
Expires: February 12, 2023, 11:59 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $27.45 Hour