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Seasonal Parks Worker

Job Number: 174335

Contract   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on May 11, 2018 ← Back

You’re working hard for your degree and looking for a career in which you can have an impact. We invite you to join us at BGIS. You'll be working with leading provider of integrated real estate management services, including facilities management, project management, energy & sustainability services, strategic workplace consulting, real estate services and capital planning. With over 20 years of experience, we employ over 5,000 skilled professionals and manage in excess of 56 million square metres of property and infrastructure, and delivers services that drive sustainable cost reductions for its clients. 


Reports To: Parks Manager

Effective Date: May - June 2018


Purpose of Role:

Downsview Park currently has job opportunities for Student Workers who are currently enrolled full time in a post-secondary institution (programs must be related to Arboriculture/Urban Forestry and/or Horticulture/Landscaping) to assist in Park Operations for the summer of 2018. These positions are perfect for highly motivated individuals who have a strong dedication to the development of urban green space and interest in community events, and have a passion for working in an outdoor environment with an emphasis on urban forestry, horticulture, green spaces, and landscaping.



  • Forest restoration activities ( planting, tree pruning, minor tree removal, removal of invasive plant species, tree health care)
  • Park sanitation
  • Shift work may be required including weekend and evening work
  • Previous park labor or landscape experience would be considered an asset
  • Other duties as required



  • Post-secondary education or accreditation in related forestry, arboriculture, horticulture, park, or landscape field
  • Must possess and maintain a valid G license
  • Must have a current knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Ability to work flexible hours, weekends as required



  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A team player that embraces a collaborative approach to problem solving



Job summary


BGIS (Parc Downsview Park)

Job Type



Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

May 28, 2018

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