Park Maintenance Labourer lll - Sturgeon County

Sturgeon County is recruiting for the following part-time casual position:

Park Maintenance Labourer lll

Lead Hand, Agriculture Services

Responsibilities:

  • Perform park and trail maintenance activities such as grass cutting, weed control, brush control, washroom cleaning, garbage collection, plant watering and special event preparation.
  • Participate in the planning of work activities and ensure that other labourers on shift follow county policies and practices and that assigned work is completed effectively. 
  • Safely operate and train others in the operation of various equipment to perform work, including: push and riding lawn mowers, skid steers, tractors, weed trimmers, utility terrain vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, pickup trucks and power tools.
  • Maintain all related equipment and perform minor repairs.
  • Keep detailed records of work and equipment maintenance activities performed.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with supervisor, co-workers and the public.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Mechanical knowledge and aptitude to repair and maintain lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Experience in lawn care and property maintenance.
  • Ability to perform medium lifting of 25 kilograms and to perform strenuous work outdoors for extended time periods.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Minimum Emergency First Aid certificate, or the ability to obtain prior to start date
  • Defensive Driving course certificate, or the ability to obtain prior to start date.

Competition Number: 34-2017

Position Type: 1 open position - May 23 to September 30, 2017

Rate of Pay: $22.00 - $25.74 /hr + $3.00/hr Lead Hand Allowance when applicable

Hours of Work: 15 to 20 hours per week, schedule/shiftss vary

Competition Closing Date: May 12, 2017 @ 1:00pm


Sturgeon County: a diverse, active community that pioneers opportunities and promotes initiative while embracing rural lifestyles.

As an employer, we continually seek individuals with the spirit to make things happen.

Sturgeon County
9613-100 Street
Morinville, AB T8R 1L9

County Centre
PH: 780-939-4321
Toll Free 1-866-939-9303
Fax 780-939-2076

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Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application/resume by mail, fax or email quoting the competition number.

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in Sturgeon County; however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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