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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
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Email: opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca


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Upcoming events

    • 21 Jul 2014
    • 01 Aug 2014
    • 4:30 PM
    • City of Brantford



    The Corporation of the City Of Brantford

    Parks/Operational Services Departments

    requires a

    Cross-Over

    Job ID # 2293


    PARKS – General Maintenance (approximately 8 months of the year)

    Reporting to the Supervisor - Parks Maintenance or the Supervisor – Horticulture & Turf Maintenance for the months of April to November, the General Maintenance – Parks staff will provide general maintenance or landscaping throughout the City of Brantford in a safe, efficient and effective manner. Duties include but not limited to garbage collection, washroom maintenance, assisting with special events, sports field maintenance and vandalism clean up. In addition the incumbent may be responsible for, grass cutting, trimming, seeding, fertilization, turf renovation, irrigation repairs, roadside mowing, hard surface weed control, trail maintenance including pruning for site lines and trail safety.

    OPERATIONAL SERVICES – Winter Control (approximately 4 months of the year)

    Reporting to the Supervisor – Operational Services for the months of December to March, the General Maintenance – Winter Control position is required to operate winter maintenance equipment (salters, trackless, wing trucks, loaders, tractors) and to operate small tools and equipment such as snow blowers, chain saws, pickup trucks, etc. in order to clear snow and ice from roads and sidewalks.  In addition, the incumbents are required to shovel snow, asphalt, etc., pick up litter/debris, and maintain trails as well as storm ditches and outfalls.  General Maintenance staff in Operational Services also provides assistance for the flood control program, inspects roads for hazards and interacts with the public in a tactful manner.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Incumbents must have successfully completed Grade 12 or equivalent
    • Previous demonstrated experience related to the duties listed above
    • Ensuring safe work conditions and practices are carried out in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act regulations
    • Maintaining accurate records as required
    • Excellent customer service skills and follow written and verbal skills instructions, with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Physically fit with the ability to complete labour intensive work, including heavy lifting
    • Must possess a valid Class "D" Driver's Licence with a "Z" Endorsement
    • Incumbents must also be certified in First Aid and CPR
    • Hours of work vary depending on the department, but are scheduled in advance and can include afternoons, weekends, holidays and may include unscheduled hours for overtime, where necessary

    WAGE RANGE: $17.25 to $21.57 per hour (based on a 40-hour work week) plus benefits.

     

    Qualified candidates are invited to send a detailed resume and cover letter by FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 at 4:30 p.m., to the attention of:

    Human Resources Representative

    Human Resources Department

    Corporation of The City of Brantford

    P. O. Box 818, 1 Market Square, Lower Level

    Brantford, ON  N3T 5R7

    Fax: (519)752-5719

    E-Mail: resumes@brantford.ca

    doc or rtf format please

    Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.

     

    We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

     

    Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. It is essential that accessibility is engrained in the way we conduct our day-to-day business, and that we comply with Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

     

    • 24 Jul 2014
    • 15 Aug 2014
    • 3:00 PM
    • Township of Algonquin Highlands



    The Corporation of the

    Township of Algonquin Highlands

    requires a

     

    Parks, Recreation and Trails Manager


    The Township of Algonquin Highlands with a permanent population of 2,000 and a seasonal population exceeding 10,000 is known within Central Ontario as an area of natural beauty where residents enjoy a rural lifestyle second to none.

    The Township of Algonquin Highlands is seeking applications from experienced, qualified persons for the position of Parks, Recreation and Trails Manager.  Reporting to the C.A.O. and as a member of the Senior Management Team, the Parks, Recreation and Trails Manager will provide strong leadership, strategic planning guidance, innovation and ensure high quality customer service.

    The Parks, Recreation and Trails Manager will oversee the operation and development of municipal parks, community centres, water trails, hiking trails and ski trails as well as sports fields, multi-purpose courts, outdoor ice rinks, playgrounds, beaches and access point/boat launches.

    The successful candidate will direct and manage resources, and develop, manage and monitor the annual budget while ensuring compliance with all applicable Acts and Regulations including the Occupational Health and Safety Act

    The preferred candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • Post-secondary degree or diploma related to recreation, facility/land management, natural resources management, tourism, public administration, customer service, law enforcement or other related degree programs.
    • Five (5) years of progressive experience with three (3) years of supervisory experience in managing multiple recreational lands, facilities, equipment and staff at the municipal level.
    • Experience in facility, campsite and trails management as well as horticulture, arboriculture, turf management and landscaping.
    • Proven successful grant writing ability.
    • Excellent leadership, report-writing, communication, presentation, problem solving, financial /budgeting capability, administrative and organizational skills.
    • Proven ability to plan, schedule and review work of others in a manner conducive to proficient performance and high morale.
    • Excellent computer skills with proven efficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products.
    • Sound, practical knowledge of related legislation, policies, procedures, directives and guidelines affecting municipal parks, recreation and trails.
    • Politically astute, committed to customer service excellence, with a firm knowledge of best practices.

     

    Salary Range:  $67,537.60 - $76,024.00

     

    Applicants must indicate how they meet the minimum qualifications in their resume. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Please submit your resume in confidence marked “Parks Recreation and Trails Manager Application” by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 to:

     

    Angie Bird, C.A.O. 

    Township of Algonquin Highlands 

    1123 North Shore Road

    Algonquin Highlands, Ontario, K0M 1J1 

    Email – abird@algonquinhighlands.ca

    Visit our website at www.algonquinhighlands.ca


Past events

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)
26 May 2014 Forestry, Horticulture & Infrastructure Supervisor
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

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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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