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Summer Parks Worker, Town of Stettler - Closes Mar. 13

Town of Stettler

Summary: Under general supervision from a Supervisor in the Parks and Leisure Services Department, the Parks Worker shall perform a variety of tasks in the cleaning and maintenance of Town owned parks, grounds, planters, medians, parkways, buildings, and facilities; assists in tree trimming activities; performs related duties as required.

Typical Duties: 1. Essential and other important responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Operates trucks, and other light and medium equipment as assigned; trims shrubbery; waters and fertilizes lawns and flowers; may be assigned to rake leaves; cleans walks, fields, courts, park grounds, restrooms and outdoor areas. Weeds; plants and transplants, cultivates, waters. Operates power lawn mowers and whippers. Assists skilled workers in repairs to buildings and grounds; assists with repairs to playground equipment; paints; may be assigned to work with a street tree maintenance crew; may be assigned to work independently.

  2. Ensures Public Relations are maintained within the facility.

2. Knowledge of: basic methods, equipment, materials, hand tools and power tools used in establishing and maintaining landscaped areas; safe work practices. 3. Ability to: follow written and oral instructions; perform manual labor; perform grounds keeping and maintenance duties; establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and citizens.

Limits This job description is not a definitive enumeration of its scope, but represents a general overview of what can be expected in this type of work. The incumbent may be required to perform duties that, although not directly related, are recognized by the Town of Stettler as a component of the position.

Job Hazards include but not limited to: Ergonomics (standing, lifting, cleaning,) Noise (Machinery, Patrons/fans, power tools, Machinery rooms, and Gas powered equipment) Violence in the Workplace (patrons and staff) Bio Hazards Working Alone

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs Program

Availability Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including weekend and evening work Overtime is occasionally required

Valid Certification in: WHMIS or willing to obtain First Aid/CPR Level C or willing to obtain Valid Operators Driver’s License (G.D.L Class 5 or Higher)

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter in PDF format to Allan King at or submit a printed copy to the Stettler Recreation Centre by March 13th, 2023.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Positions in this classification perform heavy tasks requiring continuous physical effort often under severe or difficult circumstances. Tasks may be performed in inclement weather.


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