Job: Parks Operations/Gardener - City of Airdrie

The City of Airdrie fosters a culture of accountability and values open dialogue, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative relationships, learning, ownership, and encouraging the heart. We are searching for another team member who will help us get to the next level.

We Are:

We’re a place where you can grow. We’re a place where you’re encouraged to learn and be innovative. We’re a place where people take ownership and do what they say they’ll do. We’re a place where colleagues are friends and neighbours are customers. We’re a place where health, wellness and safety are top of mind. We’re a place where you just might be a perfect fit.

Our Team:

To maintain public green spaces, outdoor recreational facilities and to ensure that a diverse parks system is maintained to the highest possible standard while ensuring opportunities for active and passive leisure that will enhance quality of life for individuals and the community.

The Opportunity:

Maintenance of outdoor open space, of all parks, boulevards and other City property Crew Leader for seasonal staff during April to September Winter duties will include snow removal, ice maintenance, and outdoor maintenance of open space.

You Bring:

LGAP certification or equivalent Minimum 2 years horticultural experience Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License required Level One Swimming Pool Operators Certificate would be an asset Playground Safety Inspection course would be an asset Proven leadership skills Effective public relations skills to tactfully interact with the public Ability to perform heavy manual work in all types of weather.

We Offer:

A comprehensive benefit and pension package.

Additional Information:

This full time position is 40 hours per week. Summer schedule will be Four (4) Days on for ten (10) hours with three (3) days off. Winter schedule will be Five (5) days on for eight (8) hours with two (2) days off Work is done primarily outside under all weather conditions. 

$55,440 - $69,300 /year


Application Deadline:
August 22, 2018

Candidates are invited to apply online.

Postings close at 9 p.m. on the closing date listed in the posting. We recommend applying as soon as
possible as we are not able to accept late applications.

Please review the job competition carefully and be sure to attach any specifically requested documentation
in the My Documents section of your application.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Airdrie.