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Job Details: Temporary Skilled Labourer - Parks Department

Job Details
Open Date Dec 20 2022 - 01:40:00 PM Close Date Feb 24 2023 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Temporary Skilled Labourer - Parks Department Posting Type Temporary
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Parks Hours per Week 40
Department Parks & Recreation Openings 10
Education High School Diploma    
Location Parks & Recreation
Salary Range 29.57
Union Position No



To be considered, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent.

  • Building maintenance experience related to electrical, plumbing, painting, dry walling and carpentry is an asset.

  • Must have basic experience with irrigation systems.

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions and be physically fit.

  • Class D-Z Ontario Driver’s License in good standing is an asset.

  • Experience operating a wide variety of heavy equipment is an asset.

  • Training with MTO Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation is an asset.

  • Must have or willing to obtain Standard First Aid and CPR training.

  • Experience in park maintenance and sports field management is an asset.


  1. Responsible and accountable for conducting general maintenance of all park facilities.
  2. Responsible for set-up, maintenance and care of all sportsfields.
  3. Operate machinery such as, but not exclusively: stump grinder, wood chipper, vehicles, commercial mowers, tractors, chainsaws.
  4. Operate assigned equipment in accordance with City of Woodstock policies and procedures, Park’s Department Policies and Procedures as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including all applicable regulations.
  5. Must keep precise and accurate records of daily inspections.
  6. Assist the park supervisor with vandalism investigations.
  7. Responsible and accountable for providing general information to the public and assisting them with their concerns and complaints when possible.
  8. Assist with Horticultural Technician or Arborist activities.
  9. Move supplies, picnic tables and equipment as directed.
  10. Clean washrooms, toilets, showers and other public use areas.
  11. Collect and dispose of garbage and litter as directed.
  12. Assist with setup and takedown of rentals, special events and city functions.
  13. Set up seasonal operations as directed (i.e. clearing trails, cleaning equipment, trail and park signage, and setting up sports fields).
  14. Minor equipment repair and maintenance of said equipment as directed by the park supervisor.
  15. Will perform his/her duties and ensure that other employees and volunteers work in accordance with the City of Woodstock’s Policies and Procedures, Park’s Department Policies and Procedures as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including all applicable regulationsPerform other related duties as directed by the Supervisor of Parks, or designate.

Rate of pay is $29.57 per hour as per Schedule “A” of the Collective Agreement.  Hours of work will be 40 hours per week including evening and weekend shifts.  This position will last a maximum of 8 months.

Resumes and cover letters will be received online at 

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all candidates who apply, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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