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Parks Lead Hand

  • 13 Oct 2010
  • 21 Oct 2010
  • 4:30 PM
  • Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Parks Lead Hand

Parks & Recreation Department

You will assist the Parks Supervisor with all aspects of year-round horticultural and parks operations including planting and cultivation of all plant material, irrigation systems, washroom maintenance, waste collection, cemetery operations, special events, and winter control operations. You will be responsible for weekend and peak season holiday operations and assume the role of the Parks Supervisor in his absence. Your qualifications include the completion of a three-year program at a community college in horticulture or the equivalent with a minimum of four years' related year-round horticultural and ground maintenance experience. You must possess or be willing to obtain a landscape exterminator licence. You must also possess a Class G driver's licence. Supervisory experience, knowledge and experience with horticultural equipment, and familiarity with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other pertinent regulations are necessary. Good physical fitness is required for performing all aspects of horticultural and parks maintenance work. You must be willing to work weekends and holidays with varied and irregular hours.

Rate-of-pay: $23.91 to $29.05 per hour

(40-hour work week)


We offer a positive and exciting environment with an excellent benefits package and invite you to contribute your expertise to our world-class community and continue our rich tradition of excellence.

Please apply in writing by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 21 to:


Human Resources Coordinator

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

1593 Four Mile Creek Road, P.O. Box 100

Virgil, ON L0S 1T0

e-mail: jobpostings@notl.org

fax: (905) 468-2959


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Ontario Parks Association

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

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

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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