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District of West Vancouver

Park Services Worker I

Full Time
A month ago
Park Services Worker I
(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. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community.

The West Vancouver Parks department is accepting applications for a temporary full-time Parks Services Worker In this position you will you will focus on irrigation maintenance, repair and installation. Additional duties will include simple electrical, plumbing, and mechanical tasks related to the operation and maintenance of parks and Municipal Facilities.

Reporting to the Parks Maintenance Manager, assignments for this position will vary, but may include:
  • Installing and maintaining a number of water and irrigation systems,
  • Repairing valves, pipes, drains and general plumbing fixtures located in Municipal facilities,
  • Minor building repairs
  • Providing written reports on an as required basis; and
  • Performing other duties as operationally required such as: park construction; sign and trails maintenance; maintaining playgrounds, sports fields, and grass areas; cemetery duties; garbage removal.

The preferred candidates will possess: a high level of experience with irrigation systems, a general knowledge in the use of a variety of hand and power tools and other equipment; as well as good manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude; the ability to establish good working relationships with other employees, the public and external sources; and the ability to carry out assigned tasks with a minimum of supervision.

The successful candidates will have completed Grade 12; technical courses related to maintenance and installation of irrigation systems, plumbing and electrical work, considerable experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience; and experience in all aspects of Parks Operations. Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence is required.

The successful candidate will be required to supply an acceptable criminal record check. The successful candidate is also 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)
Rate of Pay:$32.39 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Closing Date:11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022
To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver's Career Centre at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.