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Job Number: 3050-18-WVMEA-TEMP-18

Contract to Hire   |  West Vancouver, British Columbia   |  Posted on Mar 27, 2018 ← Back


(Temporary, Full-Time)

 The West Vancouver Parks department is accepting applications for a temporary full-time Parks Services Worker I. In this position you will focus on irrigation maintenance, repair and installation. Additional duties will include simple electrical, plumbing, and mechanical tasks related to the operation and maintenance of parks and Municipal Facilities

 Assignments for this position include:

 Installing and maintaining a number of water and irrigation systems,

  • Repairing valves, pipes, drains and general plumbing fixtures located in Municipal facilities,
  • Minor building repairs
  • Providing written reports on an as required basis; and,
  • Performing other duties as required.

The preferred candidates will possess: a high level of experience with irrigation systems, a general knowledge in the use of a variety of hand and power tools and other equipment; as well as good manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude; the ability to establish good working relationships with other employees, the public and external sources; and the ability to carry out assigned tasks with a minimum of supervision.

The successful candidates will have completed Grade Twelve; technical courses related to maintenance and installation of irrigation systems, plumbing and electrical work, considerable experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience; and experience in all aspects of Parks Operations. Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.

The successful candidate will be required to supply an acceptable criminal record check.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates.


Position Status:

Union – Temporary, Full-Time

Hours of Work:

40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:

$29.92 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:

11:59 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018

To Apply:

Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.


We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.



Job summary


District of West Vancouver

Job Type

Contract to Hire


West Vancouver, British Columbia

Start Date

Apr 16, 2018

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