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Parks Building and Structures Technician
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

December 22, 2017
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: 17-171 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks Recreation and Culture
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational value, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

Our Parks, Recreation & Culture Department is seeking a self-motivated enthusiastic Parks Building and Structures Technician to join our dynamic team. Your positive attitude and proven leadership skills will make you an asset to the department.

The Abbotsford Parks, Recreation and Culture Department provide key services to the residents of our rapidly growing community. As the Parks Building and Structures Technician you will provide support to the Parks, Recreation, and Culture division in skilled and semi-skilled maintenance work in the use of mechanical and hand tools for routine maintenance and repair of the City’s Parks and Recreation facilities, buildings, structures, equipment, playgrounds, and parks.

You will direct and assist employees in performing a variety of building and parks maintenance tasks such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, roofing and concrete-finishing work, which may involve supervision of one or more assistants.

If you are a team-oriented individual with demonstrated experience in building and park maintenance and directing the work of others, we want to hear from you!

In order to be considered for this position, you must have:

• Completion of Grade 12
• Four (4) post-secondary courses in Parks and Building Maintenance
• Introductory supervisory skills training
• A minimum of three (3) years of work experience in the building and park maintenance field including one(1) year overseeing and coordinating the work of others.
• Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence
• Canadian Playground Safety Inspection Certificate.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $25.23 to $29.69 per hour. In addition the City of Abbotsford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

The closing date for this posting is Friday, December 22, 2017

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

To submit a resume, please visit us online at:
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Opening Date: December 5, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: December 22, 2017 05:00 PM