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2020 SUMMER OPPORTUNITY ~ SEASONAL LABOURER TEAM LEAD (PARKSKEEPER, HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY, LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION, SPORTS FIELDS, CEMETERY)
Are you looking to gain valuable experience, learn new skills and grow your career doing meaningful work with one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? Then consider a summer job with our Parks Maintenance and Forestry Division. If you are returning to school in the fall and are looking to gain some great experience we want to hear from you.
Reporting to the Foreperson, or Supervisor on Duty, this position is responsible for assisting leading a team of part time staff in performing their duties within the City’s parks and open spaces. Ensure that parks, open space, and outdoor amenities are safe, clean, accessible and enjoyable for all patrons. Ensure the safe use and operation of small and large equipment and vehicles at all times by staff and yourself. Provides supervision and guidance to crew of part time seasonal employees.
Assists with leading a team of part time staff by, guiding and participating in necessary maintenance duties and ensures the safe use and operation of small and large equipment and vehicles by staff at all times
Assists with assigning and performing duties related to Turf maintenance – fertilizing, mowing, trimming, seeding, watering, weeding, leaf removal and turf removal, and other duties as required.
Assists with assigning and performing duties related to Gardening – soil management, prepare and plant flowerbeds., mulching
Assists with assigning and performing work related to Pruning - fertilizing, preparing, planting and staking of trees and shrubs and use of associated equipment/related tools; and other duties as required.
Assists with assigning and performing litter pick up and washroom cleaning in any park/facility maintained by the City.
Assists with assigning and performing changing garbage barrels throughout the parks and pick up glass in various areas as required.
Ensures users’ needs are met for lining/grooming of sports field surfaces using grooming equipment; and other field recreation duties as required.
Assists with assigning and performing cleaning and maintaining park furniture and other amenities.
Ensures that all sports facilities/equipment (i.e. tennis, baseball, soccer, cricket) are maintained to the expected service level
Assists with the Set up/take down for special events.
Understand, apply, enforce and adhere to Corporate Policies and Procedures, Emergency Procedures, and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
Reviews and inspects work assigned to crews for Quality Assurance.
Responsible for the safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment and vehicles;
Ensures daily circle checks on all equipment are completed and reports defects to the immediate supervisor.
Perform other duties as assigned
Grade 12 education or equivalent as established by the Ontario Ministry of Education
Enrolled and returning to a recognized educational institution on a full time basis and maintaining a course load of 3 or more courses in a post secondary program
1 year work experience in related field
Valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence with a clean driving record
Ability to successfully acquire City of Brampton Drivers and Equipment permits
Excellent Customer Service and good interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to deal with the public courteously and efficiently
Current Standard First Aid / CPR / AED from an accredited organization
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Job status: Summer/Seasonal
Employment period is from April to September, based on a 40 hour work week
Hourly rate: $17.00
Applications must be received by July 1, 2020
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by July 1, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.
The City of Brampton is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.