Eco Park, Eco Bark and Trails Labourer– Temporary Full-time

Closing Date: 
March 29 2019 - 4:30pm
Status: 
Open

Clearview Township is currently seeking a temporary full-time Eco Park, Eco Bark and Trail Labourer from May 1 – September 1

Key Accountabilities

Reporting to the Supervisor, Parks, Culture and Recreation, the Eco Park, Eco Bark and Trails Labourer is responsible for the maintenance of the Eco Park, Eco Bark and Clearview Trails including all of the facilities that fall within.

The preferred candidates will possess strong working knowledge of power and hand tools, push mowers, riding lawn mowers, whipper / weed snipper, power washers and rotor tillers.  They must be a self starter with strong problem solving skills and a pride in good workmanship attitude as well the ability to deal with the public in a courteous and professional manner.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Grade 12 education with 2 years of demonstrated experience in street scapes, parks and outdoor spaces.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Personal suitability and satisfactory physical condition. 
  • Knowledge of standard hand and power tools, lawn maintenance equipment and equipment used in maintenance activities and ability to operate such in a safe and effective manner.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use of tools and safe work practices.
  • Ability to understand, read and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labour, including bending, stooping, reaching and lifting heavy objects.
  • Physical strength and ability sufficient to meet job requirements for extended periods under uncomfortable conditions in all types of weather. 
  • Ability to climb on ladders and to work in confined spaces.
  • Current WHIMIS training
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License, Class “G” with a driving record that demonstrates responsible / safe driving behavior

Salary:

Salary range offered for this position is $18.54 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay.

Note: The preferred candidate must be willing to provide consent for the Township to conduct a criminal background and vulnerable sector check prior to finalizing an employment offer.

Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume and covering letter quoting job # 2019-007 to Human Resources by March 29, 2019 to:hr@clearview.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. The Township of Clearview is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).