Perform park and trail maintenance activities such as grass cutting, weed control, brush control, washroom cleaning, garbage collection, plant watering and special event preparation.
Participate in the planning of work activities and ensure that other labourers on shift follow County policies and practices and that assigned work is completed effectively.
Safely operate and train others in the operation of various equipment to perform work, including push and riding lawn mowers, skid steers, tractors, weed trimmers, utility terrain vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, pickup trucks and power tools.
Maintain all related equipment and perform minor repairs.
Keep detailed records of work and equipment maintenance activities performed.
Perform other duties as required.
Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
Previous supervisory experience.
Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with supervisor, co-workers and the public.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Mechanical knowledge and aptitude to repair and maintain lawn maintenance equipment.
Experience in lawn care and property maintenance.
Ability to perform medium lifting of 25 kilograms and to perform strenuous work outdoors for extended time periods.
Valid class 5 driver’s license with an acceptable driver’s abstract.
Minimum Emergency First Aid certificate, or the ability to obtain prior to start date.
Defensive Driving course certificate, or the ability to obtain prior to start date.
Experience with trailer hookup, cargo securement and towing.
Experience driving a pickup on gravel roads would be considered an asset.
Hours of Work:
April 19 – May 7, 2021 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
May 8 – August 20, 2021 Shift Schedule 4 days on*, 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, 4 days off
*Shift schedule start date may vary due to two alternating crews. Hours may be subject to change depending on weather, training, etc.
Please submit your application by email quoting the competition number 07-2021 in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Sturgeon County is an equal opportunity employer.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $21.50-$25.14/hr plus $3.00 per hour Lead Hand Allowance when applicable
Position Type: Seasonal/Temporary
Posted Date: Jan 20, 2021
Closing Date: Feb 19, 2021
Job ID: 07-2021