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Park Technician - Landscape Construction (RFT)
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

September 23, 2018
at 11:30 PM
Job ID: 2457 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation, and Culture
Job Description: We’re looking for a Park Technician – Landscape Construction to lead a field team in a full array of landscape development projects in parks, to meet the outdoor recreational needs of our growing communities. Reporting to the Manager of Park Development Services, the Park Technician is responsible for a full range of landscape renovation and new installation projects, ranging from landscape drainage and trail construction to horticultural bed installations, hard landscaping and landscape carpentry. This position will be working in all weather conditions
Duties: - Supervise crews and onsite contractors.
- Perform hands on field work in accordance with accepted standards, techniques and practices.
- Manage projects within approved budgets.
- Operate and maintain landscape construction equipment.
- Develop cost estimates and other technical reports.
- Maintain records pertaining to the status of projects.
- Develop and manage safety plans.
Educational Requirements: The successful candidate must have one of the following:
 Completion of a horticultural diploma program from a recognized post-secondary institution, and a minimum of 3 years related experience; or
 Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by a Horticultural Trades Qualification and 3 years of related progressive experience; or
 Completion of Grade 12 and a Horticultural Technical Certificate Program from a recognized post-secondary institution with additional related academic courses and training, supplemented by 4 years of related progressive experience.
Skill Requirements:  Have a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, standards, guidelines and materials used in landscape construction work.
 Have experience with reading construction drawings and layouts.
 Have the ability to understand and interpret grade stakes and other site survey work.
 Have superior public relations and interpersonal skills.
 Have the ability to deal with stressful situations with diplomacy, tact and fairness.
 Great problem solving skills to effect on site resolutions to project related problems.
 Communicate effectively both written and verbal.
Salary: Competitive.
Additional Information: Please apply online @
Address: 13450 - 104 Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3T 1V8, Canada
Opening Date: September 4, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: September 23, 2018 11:30 PM