|Journeyperson Gardener (Full Time)
|*If you want to work for a forward-thinking, creative employer and in a fast paced work environment then this is an excellent opportunity for you. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Journeyperson Gardener.
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||City of Chilliwack
This posting closed on
January 30, 2018
at 4:30 PM
||2018-11 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
||If you want to work for a forward-thinking, creative employer and in a fast paced work environment then this is an excellent opportunity for you. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Journeyperson Gardener.
You will be responsible for performing a variety of grounds maintenance and horticultural functions including maintaining irrigation systems and their related systems and facilities; performing repairs and regular maintenance to all parks facilities and equipment.
||You will be responsible for performing a wide range of horticultural duties, cultivating ground beds; planting flower beds, shrubs, trees, etc., pruning, weeding, applying herbicides and pesticides and performing other related horticultural duties. As directed, you will provide assistance in the parks utility operation, repairing, maintaining, constructing and developing of park areas.
||This position requires successful completion of a Registered Apprentice Program in Practical Horticulture and a minimum of four years practical experience in horticulture.
You must also have a valid Pesticide Application Certificate as issued by the Provincial Ministry of Environment and have a valid BC drivers license with appropriate classification of the equipment assigned.
||-Must have sound knowledge in the principles, practices, procedures and methods used in horticulture endeavours;
-Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision;
-General knowledge of all parks maintenance, including irrigation and skilled in the use of tools and equipment used in parks maintenance;
-General knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures and methods used in parks maintenance;
-Able to recognize and rectify and/or report upon actual and potential safety hazards;
-Able to operate a variety of parks equipment and make minor repairs to same;
-Able to lift and carry heavy objects;
-Able to understand verbal and written instructions in English and complete required forms, logs and reports as required;
-Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with department officials, users and other members of staff.
||The salary for this position is $27.23 to $32.04 per hour plus a full benefit package.
||8550 Young Road
||January 16, 2018 08:30 AM
||January 30, 2018 04:30 PM