Kneehill County ASB is seeking qualified, dynamic, knowledgeable, and energetic individuals for seasonal Parks Technician positions. Successful individuals will function maintaining public lands, and completing other duties as determined by Manager of Parks and Agricultural Services or designate.
Duties of the successful candidate will include:
Working under provincial legislation and programs such as The Alberta Weed Control Act.
Routine maintenance, cleaning and stocking of recreational sites and campgrounds.
Conduct landscape maintenance and projects on public lands, parks, hamlets and cemeteries.
Operate equipment such as; all mowing equipment, chainsaw, forklift, skid steer, utility tractor, etc.
Plant and/or move and maintain trees, shrubs, grassed areas and/or gardens and other plants.
Build or repair fencing, retaining walls, picnic tables and other small infrastructure or wood work.
May apply fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides and other lawn care products
Daily records, small projects, cleaning & maintenance of vehicles, equipment and ASB shop.
Participate in safety meetings and training as part of the County’s health and safety program.
Other duties as determined by the Manager of Parks & Agricultural Services or designate.
Strong work ethic and self-starter
Able to adapt to changing priorities and commitment to project success and timelines
Excellent communication, records management and organizational skills
Great teamwork, partnering, and networking skills
Strong commitment to public service and safety
Good with technology i.e. computers, GIS, GPS
Good sense of humor
Please forward your resume one of the following ways:
Mail: Kneehill County - Human Resources
Box 400 Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0
If you have any questions please Phone: (403) 443-5541 or Toll free: 1(866) 443-5541
This posting will remain open until suitable candidates are chosen. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
1/8/2020 12:00 AM
Open Until Filled
1-2 years landscape or similar experience and/or relevant post-secondary education
Valid Class 5 Alberta Drivers License;
Experience with towing trailers and operating equipment would be considered an asset
Mechanical knowledge and aptitude to repair and maintain equipment;
Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others and alone;
Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with supervisors, co-workers and the public;
Strong problem solving skills;
Experience in carpentry / woodworking / landscape construction would be considered an asset
Able to follow instructions as given and prioritize tasks;
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and perform work outdoors;
An asset but not required for the position would be holding an Alberta Pesticide Applicators Certification or the eligibility to obtain an Alberta Authorized Assistant Applicators License