Home Job Board Park Maintenance Labourer II (Permanent)
Posted Date: January 8, 2024
Closing Date: January 21, 2024
Sturgeon County is hiring a permanent, full-time Labourer II, Parks Maintenance position. This role performs park and trail operation and maintenance activities within Sturgeon County. These tasks may vary from season to season and can include janitorial services, mowing and trimming and snow removal and ice management.
This is a safety sensitive position as it operates various equipment on County worksites.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Park and Trail Asset Operation and Maintenance (30%)
Perform daily operation and maintenance of sport fields, playgrounds, trails, picnic sites, washrooms and other assets and improvements within County parks and open spaces, which includes waste/refuse management, grooming, sweeping, cleaning and janitorial servicing.
Perform inspections and management/removal of obstacles and hazards
Turf Management (30%)
Conduct mowing in Sturgeon County developed parks and along Sturgeon County’s trail network utilizing a variety of riding mowing systems.
Trimming of grass and weeds around obstacles within parks and open spaces.
Winter Accessibility, Snow and Ice Control (20%)
Snow removal and ice management on trails and surrounding park and open space assets.
Inspections and Risk Management (10%)
Park amenity inspections, management/removal of obstacles and hazards.
Participating in a rotational weekend schedule and an on-call rotation as required to address emergent risks and safety issues within Public Parks and Open Spaces.
Other Related Duties (10%)
Assists with preparations for special events.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Safely operates various equipment to perform work including push and riding lawn mowers, skid steers, tractors, weed trimmers, utility terrain vehicles, pickup trucks, trailers, and power tools.
Hauls equipment to various worksites across Sturgeon County
Adheres to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
Adheres to all of Sturgeon County’s policies, bylaws, procedures and processes, as well as align work to the Sturgeon County values.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND EXPERIENCE
Experience in lawn care and property maintenance.
Experience with trailer hookup, cargo securement and towing.
Experience driving a pickup on gravel roads.
Mechanical knowledge and aptitude to repair and maintain lawn maintenance equipment.
Valid class 5 driver’s license with an acceptable 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.
Ground Disturbance level ll certification or the ability to obtain
National Safety Code Cargo Securement Knowledge Certification or the ability to obtain
National Safety Code Orientation or the ability to obtain
National Safety Code Pre-Trip & Cargo Securement Orientation & Evaluation or the ability to obtain
National Safety Code Pre-Trip Knowledge or the ability to obtain
Chainsaw knowledge and orientation or ability to obtain.
Utility terrain vehicle training or ability to obtain.
WHMIS 2015 or ability to obtain.
Ability to work in a team environment or independently.
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally and politely verbally with others.
Problem-solving skills to address day-to-day issues that may arise.
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.