CASUAL LABOURERS (PARKS), TEMPORARY


Closing Date: February 20, 2018
Department: Transportation & Operations (Parks)
File Number: SV18-33
Hours: 40 hours per week, various shifts, seven days per week (up to 27 weeks)
Salary: $21.17 per hour


Performing various parks work including: grass cutting and trimming, Park cleanup, tree removal, pruning and planting, playground repairs and maintenance, seasonal horticultural displays, sanitation, splash pads, painting, parks improvement projects, sport fields, special events, working within roads and right of ways on park assets, operating various hand and power tools.

Candidates must be available to work seven days per week/rotating shifts and have safety footwear.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Must possess a Class D Ontario Drivers Licence with a clean driving record
  • Must be physically fit and able to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Experience performing grounds maintenance and general labour
  • Experience operating trucks and  large equipment trailers, tractors, landscape implements and/or large mowers, hand held motorized equipment
  • Customer service experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possession of a "Z" endorsement or an Ontario Class A Licence will be considered an asset
  • Completion of courses in horticulture, turf, forestry, heavy equipment operation and/or arboriculture
  • Certification or training in first aid, elevated lifting devices, workplace and traffic safety (Book 7)
  • Experience with irrigation systems, carpentry and working at heights will be considered an asset
  • Proven chainsaw and brush chipper certifications will be considered an asset

Apply By Email:

hrgeneral@city.belleville.on.ca

Personal information and any supporting material will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Belleville is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Applicants will be required to provide at their own expense a satisfactory criminal reference check dated within the past six (6) months and if deemed a requirement of the position, a driver’s abstract to the Human Resources Department on or before the date of the interview but no later than the commencement of employment if selected.

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