Irrigation Technician 1 (Internal/External - #20/030) (Summe...

Prince George - British Columbia (BC),

City of Prince George

Estimated salary $31.07 an hour

Job Description:

Use Your Expertise to Enhance Prince George Parks!

About Our Community:

Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living, Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. Prince George's central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects local residents, businesses, resources and agricultural products to markets around the world. The City has a reputation as a "City in Nature" with over 1,500 hectares of safe, welcoming and well maintained parks and trails. Our quality outdoor amenities include nature parks with views of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers, athletic parks which cater to a variety of recreational activities, parks at the heart of our neighborhoods as well as community parks to host formal and informal events. These are the parks you have available at your doorstep!

About Our Organization:

The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With plenty of opportunities for employee training, professional development and employee wellness programs, a healthy work-life balance is encouraged.

About The Opportunity:

In this position, you will help keep Prince George parks and sports fields green and well maintained by performing skilled turf grass and irrigation work. You will install and maintain turf grass and irrigation systems and complete work related to turf construction and maintenance including: new landscape;

turf repair; irrigation repair and installation; topdressing; over-seeding; aerating; fertilizing; sweeping; and mowing.

About Your Background:

Along with a commitment to safety, you have completed Grade 12 and Certified Irrigation Technician Level 1 with the Irrigation Association of BC and ideally, a course related to the trade. You bring at least a year of directly related experience to this skilled role. Level 1 First Aid is preferred or must be obtained within six months. A class 5 driver's license is required (or out of province equivalent). The successful candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a clear Police Information Check for offences related to the position.

Why You Will Love Working for our Parks & Solid Waste team at the City of Prince George:

  • Grow in this progressive role with room for advancement!
  • Work with a team dedicated to making Prince George parks' exceptional!
  • Enjoy a competitive starting wage of $31.07 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

Summer seasonal positions are subject to layoff typically in October and are recalled annually.

Please refer to the job description on our website for more details about this exciting career!

If you are interested in joining our team please apply, including a current driver's abstract, by March 9, 2020 to:

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The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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