OverviewCity of Surrey Summer 2018 Parks Labourers – Urban Forestry (Temporary) Part Time in Surrey, BC
City of Surrey
Branch Surrey BC CA
Summer 2018 Parks Labourers – Urban Forestry (Temporary)
Experience with power tools (brush saw, hedge trimmer, backpack blowers); As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally…
As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation.
City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.
Union – CUPE Local 402
We are looking for motivated and hardworking temporary labourers who are interested in gaining valuable career experience from a wide variety of urban forestry and habitat restoration field-based work. The Urban Forestry – Natural Areas team provides exciting opportunities and challenges in an active and energetic environment.
In this position, you will be: Working in natural area parks throughout Surrey on a field-based crew under the supervision of senior staff; Interacting with the public in a professional manner; Completing a variety of manual and semi-skilled general labour tasks including: trail edge pruning; invasive plant removal; planting maintenance (weeding/brushing/mulching); planting native trees and shrub refuse and yard waste removal; tree debris clean-up. Completing heavy physical work in all weather conditions, requiring sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination.
Applicants will meet the following requirements: Completed grade 12 or equivalent; A valid, unrestricted BC Driver’s license with a safe driving record; Experience performing manual labour; Experience with power tools (brush saw, hedge trimmer, backpack blowers); Demonstrated ability to identify native and invasive plants; Strong public relations, communication and interpersonal skills.
Conditions of Employment
This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Integrity – Service – Teamwork – Innovation – Community
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11