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Lead Hand (Grounds Worker - Parks)

  • 02 May 2012
  • 8:00 AM
  • 14 May 2012
  • 4:00 PM
  • Grand River Conservation Authority

Internal/External Job Posting

Seasonal Bargaining Unit Position

Job Reference: 333

Job Title: Lead Hand (Grounds Worker-Parks)

Section: Conservation Areas

Location: Guelph Lake C.A.

Job Level:  3  -   $16.88 to $21.10

Job Overview:

The Lead Hand – Parks carries out services related to maintenance of grounds and buildings in a Conservation Area. 

Specific Accountabilities:

  1. Provide assistance with staff coordination.  
  2. Maintain and operate grass cutting equipment.
  3. Tractor operation.
  4. Ability to operate a light truck and trailer combination.
  5. General building and grounds maintenance duties including minor facility repairs and cleaning.
  6. Perform general labor and other maintenance duties as assigned.
  7. Provide customer service and public relations support.
  8. Assist with the enforcement of Conservation Area regulations as required.
  9. Assist with maintaining health & safety compliance. 

Technical Accountabilities:

  1. At least 3 months of relevant work experience in an outdoor recreational environment.
  2. Experience in the operation & maintenance of grass cutting equipment, off-road utility vehicles, cleaning sprayers and power assisted hand tools.
  3. Experienced in safe use practices as it relates to general cleaning products & chemicals. 
  4. Basic carpentry skills.
  5. Basic knowledge of plumbing.
  6. Valid driver’s license.

Recurring Season:  April to September

Start Date: May 2012

Forward Resumes to: careers@grandriver.ca (Please send resume and cover letter as PDF or MS Word document.)

Deadline for applications: 4:00 p.m. Monday May 14, 2012

We thank you for your interest, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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

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