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  • 04 Jan 2019
  • 25 Jan 2019
  • City of Burlington

Parks and Recreation Department

Job Number:  PR-03-19

Employee Group:  Non-Union

Employment Status:  Part Time

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for visiting the various City Parks to educate and communicate with user groups and residents on City by-laws, and to support staff and user groups on-site with permits, tournaments and special events.

Please note: this position primarily works evenings, weekends and holidays.


As the Park Ambassador, you are responsible for:

  • Responding to inquiries and resolving on-site issues, including but not limited to sport field lighting and permits.
  • Assisting Sport Development Coordinators on-site with logistics, field condition monitoring, and customer service during tournaments and special events on sports fields.
  • Visit the various City Parks to ensure safety and that City by-laws and policies are being followed and communicating City by-laws and policies to users. Picking up litter and debris from sports fields.
  • Reporting on maintenance issues, damage, and vandalism to City Parks and amenities.
  • Ensuring risk management practices, policies and procedures are followed.
  • Distributing marketing information, conducting customer surveys, and gathering information on requests for future enhancements and updates to sport fields.


    The Park Ambassador requires a High School diploma or enrolment in post-secondary education in recreation, sports management, law enforcement or a related field. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Experience in a recreation or sport environment is considered an asset. Access to a vehicle and valid driver's licence is also required.

    Candidates must be available to start by April 22, 2019.

    Hourly Rate:  $16.87 - $21.09 (Grade 4)

    Posting Close Date:  January 25, 2019

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please visit www.burlington.ca/careers and click on "View Jobs". Please note that applications are only accepted online. If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 905-335-7602.

    We thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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