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Ontario Parks Association (OPA) is pleased to provide an employment listing for members. Designed to reach parks and open space professionals across Ontario . . . and beyond. Why not consider placing your employment opportunity announcement. Click here for more information.

Phone: (905) 864-6182
Toll Free: (866) 560-7783
Fax: (905) 864-6184
Email: opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca


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Upcoming events

    • 22 Jul 2015
    • 05 Aug 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • Town of Innisfil

    Operations Supervisor 

    Parks & Facilities 


    The Operations Team is looking for an individual with a thorough working knowledge of parks and facility related activities including sports fields, indoor/outdoor rinks, playgrounds, naturalization areas, trail systems and asset management to work as part of a dynamic cross-functional team reporting to the Manager of Operations.

    You have a post-secondary degree or diploma in landscape technology/construction, property management or environmental horticulture and urban forestry or suitable equivalent and at least five years of municipal related experience along with five years of supervisory experience in a unionized environment.

     You are focused on customer service with the ability to think and act strategically in a political and community service environment,  build strong and enthusiastic staff teams and external alliances/partnerships, align departmental programs/services with corporate goals and objectives, and champion the mission and values of the Town. 

    You have excellent computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite and with database programs and have strong project and time management, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. 

    A valid Class G driver’s licence in good standing is required and a Class DZ licence is considered an asset.


    To learn more about the Town of Innisfil and to apply please visit www.innisfil.ca/employment.

    Closing Date is August 5, 2015.

    We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment and is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

    Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation please contact Human Resources.

    www.innisfil.ca


    • 22 Jul 2015
    • 13 Aug 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • Niagara Parks School of Horticulture



    Ontario’s Niagara Parks

    PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!

    The Niagara Parks Commission operates like a city within a city, and is one of the largest employers in the Niagara Region, with over 1,600 full time and seasonal employees! Our team is comprised of energetic and friendly staff who provide our visitors from around the world with exceptional quality service. Our professional and dynamic team thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with people.

    We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals who share our mission of preserving the nature and heritage of the Niagara River corridor and who are interested in growing their career with a company dedicated to conserving Niagara’s natural wonders and inspiring people world-wide.

    ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, SCHOOL OF HORTICULTURE

    Reporting to the Superintendent, Botanical Gardens, School of Horticulture & Butterfly Conservatory, works within established policies, procedures and guidelines to develop and direct, coordinate and facilitate the management of and participation in the operations.  Oversees teaching methodology at the School of Horticulture and the respective curatorial responsibilities at the Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Conservatory. Assists in the coordination, development, planning and management of the Botanical Gardens and the School of Horticulture.  Oversees the planning, acquisition and development of instruction related classroom materials and equipment. Assists in the planning of programs related to partnership and accreditation.

    Qualifications: 

    Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in Horticultural Sciences. Teaching Certificate required, with practical experience and instructional techniques.  Teaching at the post-secondary level is an asset. Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible horticultural management and practical experience. Extensive knowledge of management practices, instructional theory, techniques, and public relations skills. Extensive experience in horticulture practices and associated curriculum development with emphasis on applied and theoretical work based apprenticeship learning. Thorough knowledge of lesson planning differentiated learning techniques and the ability to approach course development creatively.   Ability to plan and direct the work of staff, students and volunteers with excellent communication, negotiating and interpersonal skills.  Excellent record keeping and preparation skills.  Ability to liaise with garden visitors, horticulturists and School of Horticulture partners and educational professionals. A successful Police Information Check is required for the selected candidate.

    NPC offers an annual salary range of $73,255 to $83,244 as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan.  To apply for this position please submit a detailed resume by August 13, 2015:

    Human Resources Department
    The Niagara Parks Commission
    employment@niagaraparks.com

    We are an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff.  All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  To request an alternate format, please contact the HR Department at (905) 353-5411, or by email to accessibility@niagaraparks.com, or by TTY, Local (905) 356-5672, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.


Past events

30 Jun 2015 Full-Time Sportsfield Skilled Labourer
29 Jun 2015 Supervisor, Parks Development, Technical and Community Support
29 Jun 2015 Forestry Supervisor, File #15-2349-AMX
25 May 2015 Horticulture Technician
19 May 2015 Manager, Parks Operations
11 May 2015 Manager, Landscape Services and Waste Management
30 Apr 2015 Urban Forestry Assistant (Temporary - up to 9 months)
22 Apr 2015 FOREPERSON, PARKS DISTRICT
22 Apr 2015 Superintendent Parks & Recreation Operations (East)
13 Apr 2015 Director of Community Services
13 Apr 2015 Lead Hand - Parks & Facilities
08 Apr 2015 Assistant Park Supervisor
07 Apr 2015 Urban Forestry Technician (9 month contract)
01 Apr 2015 Crew Leader, Indian Line Campground - Seasonal Position
01 Apr 2015 Crew Leader, Albion Hills Conservation Area - Seasonal Position
01 Apr 2015 Head Lifeguard, Petticoat Creek Conservation Area - Seasonal Position
01 Apr 2015 Lifeguard, Albion Hills Conservation Area - Seasonal Position
01 Apr 2015 Lifeguard, Heart Lake Conservation Area - Seasonal Position
31 Mar 2015 Lead Hand, Glen Haffy and Heart Lake Conservation Areas
24 Mar 2015 Seasonal Gardener (Temporary)
19 Mar 2015 Grounds Maintenance Co-ordinator
19 Mar 2015 Supervisor, Operations (Fields)
19 Mar 2015 Parks & Arena Operator II
17 Mar 2015 Seasonal Parks Worker II
09 Mar 2015 Manager of Forestry and Manager of Parks Operations
26 Feb 2015 Seasonal Parks General Labourer (Contract)
26 Feb 2015 Casual Seasonal Labour (Parks Section)
26 Feb 2015 Manager, Parks Operations
12 Feb 2015 Maintenance Foreperson
04 Feb 2015 Supervisor, Parks General Maintenance
02 Feb 2015 Seasonal Gardener
28 Jan 2015 Project Coordinator Landscape Architect
23 Jan 2015 Lead Hand Elora Gorge C.A
23 Jan 2015 Supervisor - Parks Operations
23 Dec 2014 Landscape / Grounds Maintenance / General Labour
12 Dec 2014 City of Toronto Parks Jobs
12 Dec 2014 Manager, Parks Operations
12 Dec 2014 Supervisor - Parks Operations
08 Dec 2014 Supervisor Operations (Major Parks & Horticulture)
28 Nov 2014 City Forester/Manager of Forestry & Natural Areas
27 Nov 2014 Gardener
20 Nov 2014 Outdoor Instructors
20 Nov 2014 Trainer Parks
19 Nov 2014 Contract Operator II Horticulture (2 year contract)
17 Nov 2014 Parks Long Term Temporary Labourers (Various locations)
06 Nov 2014 Arborist/Utility Arborist/Production Climber
06 Nov 2014 Construction Coordinator
28 Oct 2014 Asset Management Specialist (Parks Development)
17 Oct 2014 Parks & Trades Foreperson
15 Oct 2014 Seasonal Parks Workers II
14 Oct 2014 General manager, Huronia Historical Parks
13 Oct 2014 ROC Supervisor
06 Oct 2014 Manager of Cemeteries
24 Sep 2014 Parks Leadhand, Parks Operations & Maintenance
04 Sep 2014 Director of Roads, Parks & Forestry Operations
25 Aug 2014 Public Works & Operations Foreman
19 Aug 2014 Parks Maintenance (Horticulture)
15 Aug 2014 Roads/Parks Operator
14 Aug 2014 Manager of Forestry & Horticulture
12 Aug 2014 Manager - Parks, Recreation & Culture
25 Jul 2014 Parks Crew Leader
24 Jul 2014 Parks, Recreation & Trails Manager
21 Jul 2014 Cross-Over
10 Jul 2014 Gardener
09 Jul 2014 Parks and Open Space Supervisor
09 Jul 2014 Arborist/Supervisor
09 Jul 2014 Supervisor, Parks Maintenance Construction
08 Jul 2014 MANAGER, SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM (Permanent Position)
20 Jun 2014 Superintendent of Construction & Maintenance
16 Jun 2014 Supervisor, Cemetery Operations
16 Jun 2014 Manager, Parks, Cemeteries & Horticulture
16 Jun 2014 Supervisor, Parks Design & Development
13 Jun 2014 Instructor / Curator (IPM)
13 Jun 2014 Instructor / Curator (Veg/Rose Garden)
20 May 2014 City Arborist
08 May 2014 Arborist
08 May 2014 Coordinator of Parks & Services
08 May 2014 Executive Director
16 Apr 2014 Seasonal Equipment Operator - Parks
14 Apr 2014 General Manager, Parks & Recreation
14 Apr 2014 Supervisor, Forestry
14 Apr 2014 Supervisor, Parks Infrastructure & Horticulture
10 Apr 2014 Horticultural Supervisor
08 Apr 2014 Parks Gardener
28 Mar 2014 Seasonal Floral Displays Watering Technician
21 Mar 2014 Gardener II
21 Mar 2014 Utility Person II
12 Mar 2014 Parks Crew Leader
12 Mar 2014 Temporary Bargaining Unit Position Senior Customer Service - Byng Island C.A.
12 Mar 2014 Seasonal Parks Workers II
11 Mar 2014 Assistant Property Manager (2 openings)
11 Mar 2014 Seasonal Parks Infrastructure Labourer
11 Mar 2014 Temporary Full Time Bargaining Unit Position Arborist II
11 Mar 2014 Temporary Bargaining Unit Position Security Officer - Elora Gorge C.A.
11 Mar 2014 Design and Development Assistant
19 Feb 2014 Temporary labourer
19 Feb 2014 Field Services Supervisor (Parks)
19 Feb 2014 Seasonal Equipment Operator
19 Feb 2014 Seasonal Trails Operator
14 Feb 2014 Park Operation Technician, Luther Marsh C.A.
14 Feb 2014 Park Operation Technician, Elora Quarry / Belwood C.A.
21 Jan 2014 Landscape / Grounds Maintenance / General Labour
20 Jan 2014 Cemetery Attendant
10 Jan 2014 Manager of Parks Development & Operations
08 Jan 2014 Arbor Services Coordinator
11 Dec 2013 Parks Operations South Manager
02 Dec 2013 PARKS PERSON I – HORTICULTURE Clarkson – Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens
15 Nov 2013 Seasonal Parks Workers I
14 Nov 2013 Project Coordinator Landscape Architect
04 Nov 2013 Arborist II - Public Operations Department
25 Oct 2013 Parks Operations Manager
22 Oct 2013 Urban Forestry Technician
21 Oct 2013 Public Realm Coordinator (Landscape Architect)
17 Oct 2013 Project Coordinator Landscape Architect
16 Oct 2013 Manager, Parks Operations, Community Services Department
15 Oct 2013 Parks and Recreation Maintenance Technician
09 Oct 2013 Director of Parks and Forestry Operations
16 Sep 2013 Seasonal Parks Workers II
09 Sep 2013 Horticultural Supervisor
02 Sep 2013 Summer Employment for Students, GRCA
20 Aug 2013 Park Attendant 1
16 Aug 2013 Supervisor Parks Operations
15 Aug 2013 Horticulturalist
31 Jul 2013 Manager of Parks - City of Waterloo
12 Jul 2013 Head Gardener - Mississauga
09 Jul 2013 Landscape Architect
29 May 2013 Park Operations Technician
16 May 2013 DISTRICT PARKS FOREPERSON COMMUNITY SERVICES PARKS MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS
13 May 2013 HORTICULTURIST/ GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKING FOREPERSON
10 May 2013 Gardener
06 May 2013 Seasonal Sports Field Operator
09 Apr 2013 Manager, Parks - Public Operations Department
03 Apr 2013 Seasonal Parks Workers II
03 Apr 2013 Greenskeeper - 17 positions available
01 Apr 2013 Seasonal Sports Field Operator
13 Mar 2013 Park Superintendent II - Rockwood
08 Mar 2013 Manager of Field Services - Parks
08 Mar 2013 Park Operation Technician
08 Mar 2013 Seasonal Parks General Labourer (Contract
08 Mar 2013 Seasonal Park Student
07 Mar 2013 Seasonal Equipment Operator
07 Mar 2013 Seasonal Gardener
07 Mar 2013 Seasonal Water Tank Operator
06 Mar 2013 Park Superintendent
01 Mar 2013 Director of Parks Development
27 Feb 2013 Gardener / Leadhand
28 Jan 2013 Aerial Rope Tree Trimmer
25 Jan 2013 Temporary labourer
18 Jan 2013 Aquatic Facility Manager
18 Jan 2013 Aquatics Instructor
17 Jan 2013 Parks Seasonal Student - Operator
09 Jan 2013 Horiculturalist and Urban Forester
07 Jan 2013 Supervisor of Conservation Area Operations
07 Jan 2013 Head Gardener for City of Mississauga
02 Jan 2013 Parks Planner/Landscape Architect
20 Dec 2012 Playspace Technician
06 Dec 2012 Aquatics Services Superintendent
21 Nov 2012 Supervisor, Kortright Centre for Conservation
14 Nov 2012 Executive Director, IPM Council of Canada
13 Nov 2012 ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR – PARKS, TURF AND HORTICULTURE
16 Oct 2012 Supervisor of Forestry Operations
16 Oct 2012 Forestry Specialist - Trees For Conestogo Watershed Coordinator
18 Sep 2012 Instructor/Curator, School of Horticulture
23 Aug 2012 Park Superintendent - Bronte Creek
23 Aug 2012 MANAGER OF OPERATIONS (FORESTRY & HORTICULTURE, SPORTS TURF, & TRAILS)
10 Aug 2012 Manager, Parks and Open Space - City of Guelph
27 Jun 2012 Regulations Officer
19 Jun 2012 Parks Supervisor
24 May 2012 Arborist
08 May 2012 Inspector, Forest Health Care
02 May 2012 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker - Parks)
02 May 2012 Interpretive Program Guides
01 May 2012 Director of Operations
01 May 2012 Supervisor, Property Management & Maintenance Services
01 May 2012 Supervisor Parks
17 Apr 2012 Supervisor of Parks
13 Apr 2012 Park Superintendents
02 Apr 2012 Park Operations Technician
02 Apr 2012 Park Operations Technician
02 Apr 2012 SUPERVISOR OF PARKS OPERATIONS
28 Mar 2012 Forestry Data Collector
28 Mar 2012 Supervisor of Parks
15 Mar 2012 ATHLETIC FIELD AND PLAYGROUND TECHNICIAN
08 Mar 2012 Operator III Forestry
07 Mar 2012 Park Operations Technician
07 Mar 2012 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker – Parks)
06 Mar 2012 MANAGER – RECREATION AND LEISURE SERVICES
05 Mar 2012 Parks and Recreation Maintenance Technician
01 Mar 2012 Director of Recreation
01 Mar 2012 Director, Parks & Forestry
27 Feb 2012 Manager, Parks and Open Space
27 Feb 2012 Parks Maintenance Summer Staff
13 Feb 2012 Park Operations
10 Feb 2012 General Supervisor, Parks Operations & Technical Services
06 Feb 2012 Equipment Operator (Temporary up to 6 months)
03 Feb 2012 Gardener
24 Jan 2012 Director of Parks & Recreation
20 Jan 2012 Manager Parks
18 Jan 2012 Supervisor, Parks & Open Space
18 Jan 2012 2012 Summer Seasonal Positions
18 Jan 2012 Gardener 2
18 Jan 2012 Sales Representative Central & East Ontario
17 Jan 2012 Facility Maintainer/Equipment Operator
16 Dec 2011 Small Engines Mechanic B
13 Dec 2011 Seasonal Parks Labourers
01 Dec 2011 Manager, Parks
22 Nov 2011 Manager of Parks, City of Orillia
07 Nov 2011 Park Superintendent – Bronte Creek
11 Oct 2011 Gardener/Leadhand, Guest Relations, Garden & Nature
30 Sep 2011 Parks Group leader
30 Sep 2011 Park Maintenance Worker
09 Sep 2011 Director, Parks
23 Aug 2011 Seasonal Parks Workers
05 Aug 2011 Horticulturalist
15 Jul 2011 Coordinator of Parks Services
14 Jul 2011 Seasonal Parks General Labourer
28 Jun 2011 Foreman III – Parks Operations
20 Jun 2011 Operations Supervisor - Major Parks and Horticulture
31 May 2011 Gardener 2
27 May 2011 Program Coordinator, Franklin Children's Garden
20 May 2011 Manager, Facilities and Property
20 May 2011 Gate Attendant
20 May 2011 Park Maintenance
20 May 2011 Security Enforcement Officer
18 May 2011 Sports Field Operator (Temporary)
18 May 2011 Gardener (Temporary)
18 May 2011 Equipment Operators (Temporary)
13 May 2011 Director of Parks & Recreation
11 Apr 2011 Gardener
04 Apr 2011 Parks Operations Support
01 Apr 2011 Project Manager
19 Mar 2011 Parks & Arena Operator II
17 Mar 2011 Park Attendant I
16 Mar 2011 Parks Operations Technician
14 Mar 2011 Mill Creek Crew Leader, Aquatics
23 Feb 2011 Supervisor, Marine Services
23 Feb 2011 Supervisor of Parks Maintenance and Construction
23 Feb 2011 Supervisor Parks
17 Feb 2011 Full-Time Supervisor - Cemetery Services
16 Feb 2011 Apprentice Horticulturist
11 Feb 2011 Executive Assistant
04 Feb 2011 Manager, Parks
04 Feb 2011 Park Operations Technician
03 Feb 2011 Parks and Cemetery Supervisor
03 Feb 2011 Senior Project Manager – Parks & Cemeteries Operations
03 Feb 2011 Head Gardener Pest Management
28 Jan 2011 London (Ontario) Commercial Territory Manager
10 Jan 2011 Sales Consultant
10 Nov 2010 Project and Development Planner
08 Nov 2010 Director, Recreation
04 Nov 2010 Manager of Parks Operations
21 Oct 2010 Horticulturalist
13 Oct 2010 Parks Lead Hand
20 Sep 2010 Trails Project Coordinator
10 Sep 2010 Finance Manager / Secretary-Treasurer
25 Aug 2010 Park Operations Support (POS)
18 Aug 2010 Supervisor of Facilities and Parks
03 Aug 2010 Arborist I
27 Jul 2010 Arborist
19 Jul 2010 Facility Coordinator
14 Jul 2010 Horticultural Supervisor
12 Jul 2010 Parks Maintenance Supervisor
09 Jul 2010 Gardener
01 Jul 2010 Temporary Full Time Parks and Leisure Services Capital Project Manager
22 Jun 2010 Cemetery Operator
11 Jun 2010 Horticulturist/Arborist
07 Jun 2010 Security Officer
02 Jun 2010 Public Works Supervisor – Parks & Forestry
31 May 2010 Supervisor, Park Maintenance
27 May 2010 Arborist I
20 May 2010 Parks/Special Events Foreman
18 May 2010 Parkskeeper IV - District (4 Vacancies)
17 May 2010 Manager of Parks and Civic Facilities
13 May 2010 Gardener II - District
05 May 2010 Supervisor, Turf and Sports Fields
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor, Property Management and Maintenance Reference #: X10CSA19696
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor, Parks Maintenance and Construction Reference #: X10CSA19695
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor Parks, Reference #: X10CSA19799
29 Apr 2010 Supervisor Parks Reference #: X10CSA19694
14 Apr 2010 Maintenance Assistant, Pinehurst Lake C.A.
12 Apr 2010 Co-ordinator Parks and Environmental Services
08 Apr 2010 Manager, Water Resources Engineering
06 Apr 2010 Carpenter’s Assistant / General Construction Labourer
03 Mar 2010 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker – Parks)
03 Mar 2010 Lead Hand (Grounds Worker – Parks)
03 Mar 2010 Forestry Operations Technician
26 Feb 2010 Director Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services
25 Feb 2010 Parkskeepr IV - District (4 Vacancies)
24 Feb 2010 Landscape Information and Job Fair
17 Feb 2010 General Supervisor Parks Operations and Technical Services
17 Feb 2010 AutoCAD Operator & Golf Course GPS Surveyor
09 Feb 2010 Director, Parks and Recreation
25 Jan 2010 Seasonal Parks General Labourer
01 Jan 2010 Conservation Area Designer

Ontario Parks Association

7856 5th Line South · Milton · Ontario · L9T 2X8 *

Phone: 905-864-6182 · Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783 · Fax: 905-864-6184

Email: shelley@ontarioparksassociation.ca or training@ontarioparksassociation.ca


(*Note: If you are mapping our location, enter Halton Hills, not Milton, as the city)

 

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