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Student Opportunity - Seasonal Parks Worker

  • 15 Feb 2017
  • 14 Apr 2017
  • Downsview Park

Student Opportunity - Seasonal Parks Worker

Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions - Toronto, ON

Reports To: Parks Manager 

Effective Date: May 2017 

Location: Toronto
Region: CA-ON
Job Field: Facility/Property Management
Req #: 172784
Job Type: Student

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 Horticulture, Arboriculture) to assist in Park Operations for the summer of 2017. 

These positions are perfect for highly motivated individuals who have a strong dedication to the development of urban green space as well as interest in community events and have a passion for working in an outdoor environment with an emphasis on horticulture, green space development and landscaping.

Key Functions: 
  • Maintenance of horticultural displays, including: planting, weeding, watering, cultivation and pruning. 

  • Maintenance of turf, including mowing, trimming and fertilizing. 

  • Landscape (hardscaping and softscaping) installation. 

  • 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 

Key Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education or accreditation in related 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. 

Key Competencies:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Attention to detail. 

  • A team player that embraces a collaborative approach to problem solving.

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