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New Job Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1) - Parks Operations In British Columbia

Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1) - Parks Operations
Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1) - Parks Operations

Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1) - Parks Operations

Company : City of Richmond BC
Salary : $30.23 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1) - Parks Operations

The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community. The City of Richmond offers competitive pay programs, comprehensive benefits and attractive incentives. If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada”, then please apply.


  • Do you enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions and are able to perform heavy manual work?
  • Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment and take pride in contributing to the success of the team?
  • Do you pride yourself in displaying a strong work ethic and are able to work with minimal supervision?
  • Are you a self-starter who possesses a positive and can-do attitude?

If so, we invite you to apply and be a part of our Temporary Full-Time Seasonal Outside Workers for Parks Operations!
Our seasonal outside workers perform diversified manual work entailing physical effort and agility in performing semi-skilled construction and maintenance tasks for the Parks Operations department.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of methods, practices, and/or procedures related to parks maintenance and construction activities.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work, as well as safe work procedures, practices, methods, and materials involved in the work performed.
  • Knowledge of municipal streets and traffic routes.
  • Skill in the care and operation of a variety of power and hand tools, materials, and equipment used in the work.
  • Ability to provide customer service to internal and external clients.
  • Ability to drive in non-standard areas and to safely maneuver vehicle under non-standard driving conditions.
  • Ability to plan and organize own workload and the ability to initiate operational adjustments based on service needs.
  • Ability to work with others and be able to use common courtesy, tact, and diplomacy in maintaining working relationships.
  • Ability to carry out oral or written instruction, take direction from a supervisor, and exercise some independent judgement and action in processing assignments.
  • Ability to interact effectively and courteously with the public and project a positive image of the City at all times
  • Must be able to lift, carry and push in excess of 20kg (45 lbs) on a regular and/or repetitive basis.
  • Ability to work shift work including weekends.
  • Ability to successfully clear a Police Information Check.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completion of Grade 12, supplemented by education, training, and/or experience in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Landscape Construction, Turf Management, Irrigation and other related asset management activities, such as washroom maintenance
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia and clean Driver's Abstract

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certificate, Red Seal or Diploma program in Parks related area
  • ISA Arborist Certification
  • Pesticide Applicators Licence

Working Conditions:

  • Routine light and heavy physical effort and capability is required to carry out duties, including regular and/or repetitive lifting of up to 20kg (45lbs).
  • Work requires regular exposure to traffic, dust, dirt, exhaust fumes, noise, toxic chemicals, construction sites, excavations, and heavy equipment.
  • Work may also require exposure to minor and/or major disagreeable conditions or hazards including animal feces, needles/sharps, hazardous waste, and insects.
  • Work is performed in all weather conditions.

Additional Information:

Employee Group:
CUPE Local 394

Position Status:
Temporary Full-Time

Duration of Appointment:
Approximately 4 to 6 months.

Salary Range:
$30.23 per hour

Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, with possibility for weekend shifts. (Compressed Work Week).

Application Posted:

External Closing Date: