Ontario’s Niagara Parks
PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!
LEAD HAND, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Under the general supervision of the location Supervisor within established policies, procedures and guidelines assists the Supervisor in planning, maintaining and providing team leadership for the overall grounds maintenance, machinery operations and landscape development within Parks, Planning and Properties.
Successfully completed a post-secondary Diploma in Environmental Management and Assessment or equivalent knowledge and experience. Valid Class ‘DZ’ Driver’s License. Completion of a Horticulture Diploma considered an asset. Minimum of three years of experience, plus one on the job is required. Ability to operate tools and mechanical equipment for Waste and Recycling and Horticulture duties. Working knowledge of waste management procedures, programs and equipment, preferably in a municipal setting. Working knowledge and education in ornamental horticulture considered an asset. Ability to assign tasks and lead a group or team. Interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to deal with the public and staff with tact and courtesy. Ability to carry out a variety of manual labour duties. Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot equipment problems. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations. Willing and able to work overtime on short notice and to perform shift work necessary to fulfill the requirement of a seven-day operation. A successful Police Information Check is required for the selected candidate.Niagara Parks offers an hourly rate of $27.61 to $31.05 per hour as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan.
To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through our Career Portal by following the link below:
Applications for this position will be accepted until September 7, 2017.
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 Niagara Parks at (905) 295-4377, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.