Seasonal Grounds Equipment Operators
(Temporary positions not to exceed 6 months)
Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 316km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 10,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.
Are you a student looking for fulfilling work between semesters? Do you enjoy working outdoors? Are you passionate about horticulture and grounds maintenance? Do you love working with a variety of outdoor equipment and tools including mowers and string-trimmers?
The Surrey School District’s Grounds department is seeking temporary full time semi-skilled workers to join their team for the busy grass cutting season with flexible start dates commencing as early as March 2019. Duties of this position typically will include maintaining fields and grounds using lightweight equipment such as push and ride-on mowers and string-trimmers; loading and unloading trailers; transporting equipment to work sites and other assigned duties to help this very busy department.
Applicants will be required to have the following:
- Completed grade 12 or equivalent;
- A valid BC driver’s license with a safe driving record;
- Relevant experience and training in the operation of light, mobile, self-propelled equipment;
- Experience operating a tractor is an asset;
- Experience performing general labour in an outdoor grounds or parks environment;
- Landscape maintenance and/or construction experience is an asset;
This is a unionized position that offers a 37.5 hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $22.50-$23.07 plus a percentage in lieu of benefits. Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below. This competition will remain open. Please quote competition #1012-19.
Note: The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted.