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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
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Email: opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca


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Upcoming events

    • 12 Dec 2014
    • 01 Jul 2015
    • City of Toronto


    The Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division strives to improve the quality of life of Toronto's diverse communities by providing safe, beautiful parks; a healthy, expanding urban forest; and high quality, community focused recreational experiences.

    For additional information on the Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division, check out their website by clicking here


    Following are links to some of the "Ongoing Opportunities" that may be of interest. Just click on the job title you are interested in and you will be redirected to the full City of Toronto posting.








    For information on careers in Parks, Forestry & Recreation click here to download a copy of the City of Toronto recruitment flyer.


            
    • 12 Feb 2015
    • 02 Mar 2015
    • 4:00 PM
    • North Bay - Mattawa Conservation Authority



    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    Maintenance Foreperson

    GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

    The Maintenance Foreperson is responsible for supervising field crews and providing general daily maintenance for the NBMCA trails, properties and facilities. The individual should be familiar with inspecting various lands and equipment as required. Also, the foreperson shall have the ability to demonstrate good finish carpentry skills and perform carpentry tasks for NBMCA owned lands and facilities throughout the watershed. The individual will provide excellent customer service working with community stewardship groups during summer programming and be responsible for maintenance and routines in the absence of his/her Supervisor.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum three years post-secondary experience in parks related programs, resource management, or other related outdoor recreation programming.
    • Ability to demonstrate and qualify that he or she has supervisor experience.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and how it relates to this position.
    • Must possess a valid Class “G” Driver’s license in good standing. Successful candidate will be required to provide an MTO Drivers Abstract.
    • Pleasure Craft Operators card and Standard First Aid would be an asset.
    • Chainsaw certificate and/or carpentry skills would be an asset.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and staff independently and in a team environment.

    SUMMARY OF TASKS

    • Must be able to develop schedules, supervise staff and volunteers during Conservation Authority maintenance programs or special events.
    • Ensure the safe operation and daily inspection of NBMCA owned and operated equipment.
    • Ensure NBMCA field safety/inspection reports are completed.
    • Assist in hiring, training, evaluating and motivating seasonal staff.
    • Assist Supervisor in development of standard operating procedures as required.
    • Carry out general development, conservation lands maintenance and operational procedures and be able to work independently and delegate maintenance duties as required.
    • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions including snow removal at 15 Janey Ave as required.
    • Work weekends and on holidays as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    COMPENSATION 

    $24.44 hr ($855.40 weekly) 


    JOB DURATION 

    Full time

    Candidates must submit their resume and cover letter, no later than: Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4:00pm

    Supervisor, Field Operations
    North Bay- Mattawa Conservation Authority
    15 Janey Avenue
    North Bay, Ontario P1C 1N1
    Fax: (705) 74-9793
    Email: jobs@nbmca.on.ca

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation shall be provided for applicants who meet required qualifications.

    • 26 Feb 2015
    • 10 Mar 2015
    • City of Oshawa


    City of Oshawa, located just a short, 30-minute drive from Toronto, is a progressive city of 157,000 people and is the economic engine of the eastern Greater Toronto Area. Our strategic pursuit of sustainable growth, excellent community service delivery and co-operative partnerships have enhanced our quality of life advantage, while maintaining a strong commitment to the fiscal restraint.


    Manager, Parks Operations

    Community Services Department, Operations Parks & Environmental Services


    Posting closing date:  Tuesday, March 10, 2015


    To learn more about this employment opportunity and apply on-line, please visit our website at www.oshawa.ca (under A-Z services, click “E” for employment).


    Interested candidates are invited to provide a resume with covering letter no later than Tuesday, March 10, 2015.Please note hard copies of resumes will not be accepted. We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City of Oshawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.



    • 26 Feb 2015
    • 10 Mar 2015
    • City of Belleville



    CASUAL SEASONAL LABOURER (PARKS SECTION)


    Closing Date: March 10, 2015
    Department: Environmental & Operational Services
    File Number: SV15-37
    Hours: 40 hours per week, various shifts, seven days per week. Period of employment from April to October (approximately)
    Salary: $19.80 per hour


    Assist in various assignments such as sports field and park maintenance, special events, grass cutting and horticultural duties.  Required to work independently and make appropriate customer service decisions.

    Candidates must be available to work seven days per week/rotating shifts and have safety footwear.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent 
    • Must possess a Class D Ontario Drivers Licence with a clean driving record
    • Must be physically fit and able to work in adverse weather conditions
    • Ability to work independently
    • Experience maintaining parks, sports fields, golf courses, floral displays and/or construction, park asset maintenance, playground equipment and landscaping
    • Experience operating trucks and  large equipment trailers, tractors, landscape implements and/or large mowers
    • Customer service experience

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Possession of a "Z" endorsement or an Ontario Class A Licence will be considered an asset
    • Completion of courses in horticulture, turf, forestry, heavy equipment operation and/or arboriculture
    • Certification or training in first aid, elevated lifting devices, workplace safety and traffic safety control

    Apply By Email:

    hrgeneral@city.belleville.on.ca

    Apply By Mail:

    Human Resources City of Belleville, City Hall, 169 Front Street Belleville, ON K8N 2Y8

    Personal information and any supporting material will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The City is an equal opportunity employer. The City will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for a known disability for an applicant if requested.


    • 26 Feb 2015
    • 11 Mar 2015
    • Guelph/Eramosa Township




    is currently accepting applications for the position of 

    Seasonal Parks General Labourer (Contract) 
    31 Weeks March 30-October 30 

    The Township of Guelph/Eramosa is located at the south end of Wellington County, surrounding the City of Guelph and is a vibrant rural and small urban municipality. The Township is currently seeking applications for a Seasonal Parks General Labourer beginning March 30, 2015 and working through to and including October 30, 2015. Reporting to the Parks and Recreation Lead Hand, the primary duties of this position include assisting with the operation of the seasonal Parks Maintenance program as well as: general maintenance duties, assisting with construction projects, cleaning the parks and buildings, operating commercial mowers and landscape equipment and assisting with special functions as required. 

    The successful candidate will have a valid Ontario unrestricted G Drivers License, posses previous experience in parks and/or landscaping setting, and have previous experience in building/parks maintenance. Good communication skills and the ability to deal with the public in a courteous and effective manner; the ability to work independently and in a team environment; and the capability to perform physical tasks in varying environmental conditions is a requirement for this position. Previous experience in operating commercial landscape equipment is a must. First Aid and/or CPR training and a DZ licence would be considered an asset. The work location for this position is based out of Marden Park, 7376 Wellington Rd. 30, this is a rural property without bus service. 

    Successful applicants will be required to work weekends on a rotating schedule.

    The salary range for this position is $18.41 to $20.81 per hour. 

    How to Apply: Send your cover letter and resume by email to humanresources@get.on.ca or by mail/in person to 8348 Wellington Rd 124, Rockwood, ON, N0B 2K0. A complete job description can be found on our web site at www.get.on.ca Applicants are invited to submit the required information, no later than 12:00p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. 

    The Township of Guelph/Eramosa is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

    Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment and handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Past events

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
15 Dec 2014 Training & Membership Coordinator (Contract Position)
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 · RR4 · 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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