Park Attendant (Waste Collection – Evenings) – District of West Vancouver

March 14, 2024

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PARK ATTENDANTS – EVENING WASTE COLLECTION

(Temporary, Full-Time)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The West Vancouver Parks Department accepting applications for a temporary full-time Park Attendant to work in Waste Collection. The primary duty of this position will be litter and garbage pick-up in various District Parks. The successful candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends.

The work for this position is considered manual work, requiring effort and stamina. The successful candidates may also be required to assist staff with: park construction; maintaining playgrounds, sports fields, and grass areas; horticulture; cemetery duties; and other related duties as operationally required.

Applicants must have:
Experience with operating trucks;

  •   The ability to deal with the public in a courteous and effective manner.
  •   Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of manual outdoor work in all types of weather;
  •   General knowledge concerning safe use of landscape maintenance equipment and tools
  •   An aptitude/interest in Parks operations; and,
  •   Possession of a valid Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of BC.

During the assessment process, successful candidates will be required to submit an acceptable Driver’s Abstract from ICBC.

The successful candidate will be required to supply an acceptable police information check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the class specification which is available for inspection on WestNet or contact Human Resources to request a copy.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) / Temporary Full-Time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (Days of work for this position may include weekends) and hours will be 1:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Starting Rate of Pay:
$29.84 plus 14% in lieu of benefits
(This position has a pay structure with three steps which increase after certain hours.)

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on March 25, 2024

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

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