Parks and Trails Labourer

Regional District of North Okanagan - Coldstream, BC (5 months ago)

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The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and play. With its diverse natural beauty, robust economy and extraordinary recreational opportunities, it’s no wonder our residents enjoy such an outstanding quality of life. With a regional population of 85,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We have an upcoming opening for the student/seasonal position of Parks and Trails Labourer. The successful candidate has a Grade 12 Diploma, is enrolled in a post-secondary program ideally related to agriculture, natural resource/environmental studies, sciences or landscaping programs and holds a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence without restrictions. First Aid certification is considered an asset.

You are friendly and outgoing, with good verbal communication and great customer service skills. You are physically fit, able to work in adverse weather conditions and terrain and have the skills to operate small power tools and equipment.

Reporting to the Manager, Parks, the Parks and Trails Labourer assists in the maintenance and repairs of the regional parks and trail systems to ensure a high standard and safe use of the facilities and amenities by the public. You can respond to the public with tact and courtesy and have a general understanding of landscape maintenance techniques. You work exceptionally well as part of a team, as well as on your own.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This is a full-time position (40 hours/ week) from approximately May 6, 2019 to August 30, 2019 with a wage of $16.17 per hour plus 16% in lieu vacation, statutory holidays and all other benefits.

Resumes with covering letters, quoting Competition No. 19-02, will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, March 1, 2019 to:

Human Resources

Regional District of North Okanagan

9848 Aberdeen Road, Coldstream, BC V1B 2K9

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

No telephone or email enquiries please.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $16.17 /hour