City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.


Reporting to the Animal Farm Technician, Barn Attendant II, Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator, provide care to various livestock and assist with daily barn operations. Perform housekeeping and basic grounds keeping duties. Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of animals and users at all times.

Provide care to various livestock and assist with daily barn operations
Provide animals with specified and required diets and administer medication
Responsible for appropriate response for animal care emergencies
Assist with Pony Ride Program and Petting Zoo in absence of Animal Technician
Ensure participant safety at all times
Perform basic grounds and housekeeping duties
Assist with the set up and dismantling of special events
Complete daily opening and closing duties of barn
Safe and efficient usage, care and maintenance of tools and equipment that include: power sweeper, string trimmer and push mower; reporting any defects to immediate supervisor
Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (i.e. accident/incident reports, cash handling procedures)
Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging users
Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
Attend meetings/training as required
Perform other duties as required

Minimum 17 years of age
1 year experience in farm animal care
Valid Ontario non-probationary Class “G” driver’s license,
Ability to obtain City of Brampton Vehicle Operator Permit within 1 month of date of hire
Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development or Sport Certification, considered an asset
Exceptional customer service and communication skills

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Part-time

Hourly rate: $16.00

Applications must be received by June 30, 2020

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by June 30, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City of Brampton is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.