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Current Employment Opportunities

    • 18 Aug 2017
    • 07 Sep 2017
    • Niagara Falls

    Ontario’s Niagara Parks

    PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!

    LEAD HAND, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

    Under the general supervision of the location Supervisor within established policies, procedures and guidelines assists the Supervisor in planning, maintaining and providing team leadership for the overall grounds maintenance, machinery operations and landscape development within Parks, Planning and Properties.

    Qualifications: 

    Successfully completed a post-secondary Diploma in Environmental Management and Assessment or equivalent knowledge and experience.  Valid Class ‘DZ’ Driver’s License. Completion of a Horticulture Diploma considered an asset. Minimum of three years of experience, plus one on the job is required. Ability to operate tools and mechanical equipment for Waste and Recycling and Horticulture duties.  Working knowledge of waste management procedures, programs and equipment, preferably in a municipal setting. Working knowledge and education in ornamental horticulture considered an asset.  Ability to assign tasks and lead a group or team.  Interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to deal with the public and staff with tact and courtesy. Ability to carry out a variety of manual labour duties. Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot equipment problems. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations. Willing and able to work overtime on short notice and to perform shift work necessary to fulfil the requirement of a seven-day operation. A successful Police Information Check is required for the selected candidate.

    Niagara Parks offers an hourly rate of $27.61 to $31.05 per hour as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan. 

    To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through our Career Portal by following the link below:

    http://niagaraparks.com/employment

    Applications for this position will be accepted until September 7, 2017.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff.  All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at (905) 295-4377, or by email to accessibility@niagaraparks.com, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.


    • 20 Aug 2017
    • Toronto Zoo


    TORONTO Z00

    HORTICULTURE MATERIALS COLLECTION SUPERVISOR

    BRANCH: Horticulture

    SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 

    Basic Function: Reporting to the Horticulture & Grounds Manager, this position is responsible for supervising all aspects of horticulture, arboriculture, grounds cleanliness and maintenance, landscaping and materials collection in assigned areas. This position will assist and provide support in implementing the approved Strategic Plan. 

    Responsibilities: 

    • Instructs and supervises gardeners in the propagation of plants from seeds and cuttings, and the design, preparation, planting and care of exhibit habitat plantings and flower beds. \
    • Outdoor supervisor ensures that grassed areas and natural habitat areas are properly prepared and maintained. Indoor supervisor is responsible for the management of the greenhouse and pavilion horticulture. 
    • Assists the Horticulture Manager and other appropriate staff in planning and implementing landscape projects, and instructs gardeners on all phases of landscaping. 
    • In conjunction with the Manager, prepares and implements the operating budget for the Branch, obtains quotes, selects and arranges the purchase of all plants, trees, shrubs, equipment, materials and supplies required. 
    • Responsible for snow and ice removal from Zoo roads and pathways to ensure public and staff safety. 
    • Responsible for ensuring that all Branch equipment is properly maintained. Responsible for overseeing litter pick up, site road sweeping, collection of garbage, manure and recyclables from outdoor areas and operation of the Zoo's composting program. 
    • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of designated irrigation systems. 
    • Keeps an accurate record of all materials collected. Interviews, selects, trains, supervises and directs, evaluates, schedules and disciplines assigned staff. 
    • Prepares and submits written reports, proposals and records and makes recommendations as required. 
    • Assists in representing the Branch both on and off site including committee meetings, group tours, educational seminars, community outreach and conservation and waste management initiatives. 
    • Responsible for ensuring compliance with WHMIS legislation, the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Toronto Zoo Safety Policy; ensuring all employees work in a safe manner, with appropriate protective equipment and that all accidents and hazards within areas of responsibility are promptly investigated and corrective action taken. 
    • Assists guests on-site as required and ensures excellent customer service is provided by Zoo staff. 
    • Coordinates and schedules staff and equipment for partnership programs and special events.
    • Other related duties as requested by the Manager.
    Qualifications & Experience
    • Degree or diploma in horticulture, combined with a minimum of three years supervisory experience (preferably in a unionized environment) in a horticultural position or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
    • Practical experience in greenhouse management is desirable. 
    • Must possess well developed supervisory, organizational and interpersonal skills. 
    • Must possess (or agree to obtain) Ministry of Environment Landscape Pesticide Licenses.
    • Must possess working knowledge of pest control and IPM-PHC practices required. 
    • Experience with waste reduction, re-use, recycling and composting. 
    • A thorough working knowledge of gardening and grounds keeping equipment including the operation of heavy equipment essential. 
    • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality landscapes and illustrate horticulture skills. \
    • Must possess a working knowledge of WHMIS legislation and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. 
    • Must possess a driver's license valid in the Province of Ontario, preferably at the Class D-Z level, along with a good driving record. (e.g. driving to various locations offsite and onsite in a Zoo vehicle). 
    • Must be able to produce concise, comprehensive reports and proposals. 
    • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job. Proficiency in the use of a computer particularly in word processing, e-mail and spreadsheets would be an asset. 
    CANDIDATES MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE A WRITTEN AND/OR PRACTICAL EXAMINATION RELEVANT TO THE POSITION. 

    If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter no later than Sunday, August 20th , 2017 to hr@torontozoo.ca 

    *Please state "Horticulture & Materials Collection Supervisor" in the subject line of your application. 

    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted The Toronto Zoo provides accommodation for employees with disabilities, as defined under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If contacted for an interview, and you require specific accommodation for the interview process because of a disability or a medical need, then please advise the person contacting you of your requirements, so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place before you begin the interview process.

    • 20 Aug 2017
    • Toronto Zoo


    TORONTO Z00

    CURATORIAL GARDENER

    BRANCH: Horticulture

    HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week 

    SALARY RANGE: Start Rate: $27.23/hr. - 3 month: $29.04/hr. - 6 month: $30.25/hr. 

    Basic Function: Reporting to the Manager of Horticulture this position is responsible for the day to day maintenance and care of the plant collection. In addition, the incumbent will, under direction, identify; label, catalogue, accession and track plant material as it is enlisted for use throughout the Zoo, assists in training gardeners and volunteers. This position is also responsible for assisting and providing support in implementing the Strategic Plan. 

    Responsibilities 

    • Prepares and maintains nursery and planting areas. Maintains organization and labeling system in greenhouses. 
    • Identifies, labels, accessions, and catalogues plant specimens in an acceptable manner on a daily basis. 
    • Gives general guidance and direction to Gardeners 1, 2 and 3, and seasonal staff, and non-gardening staff that may be required to work in close proximity to plants and planted areas. 
    • May be required to carry and use a radio. 
    • Attends appropriate training courses as required. 
    • Maintains tools and equipment in good repair and orders and stores away supplies. 
    • Operates a variety of trucks and other motorized vehicles or equipment used in cultivation, propagation and maintenance of plants and planted areas. 
    • Assists in snow and ice removal. 
    • Studies and observes collection for signs of disease. 
    • Notes needed collection maintenance and reports same to his/her Supervisor.
    • Provides Manager with verbal or written reports, regarding horticulture and curatorial matters as requested. 
    • Answers queries from Zoo visitors. 
    • In consultation with other staff, assists in establishing policies and procedures to improve the care of the plant collection.
    • Assists in exhibit design and renovation. 
    • Directs and trains staff in exhibit design, exhibition preparation and the requirements of the plant collection. 
    • Develops and conducts Gardener and Volunteer training programs and participates in educational activities, presentations and tours related to the plant collection. 
    • Assists in developing long term collection and conservation programs. 
    • Undertakes and assists with research projects.
    • Assists with the collation and maintenance of monthly reports and records.
    • Assists in litter removal from Zoo property and maintains turf areas per instruction. 
    • Works in a safe manner at all times in compliance with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS legislation and Toronto Zoo Safety Policy. Immediately reports all accidents and hazards to his/her Supervisor.
    • Other related duties as requested by the Manager or Supervisor. 
    Qualifications
    • Degree or diploma in horticulture, botany, or related field or equivalent training and experience. 
    • Minimum of 7 years practical experience in horticulture or curatorial horticulture. 
    • Must possess extensive technical knowledge of all types plants and their care and display. 
    • Previous experience with herbarium or museum records systems preferred. 
    • Familiarity in the use of a computerized record systems for plant collections. 
    • Must have an excellent understanding of Zoo operations, operating procedures, exhibit design and collection management, staff training needs and techniques, equipment and its upkeep. plant care, ecology and conservation. 
    • Must possess good organizational skills, be a self starter and have the ability to work with minimal supervision. 
    • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be fluent in the English language. 
    • Must have the ability to produce accurate, complete and comprehensive written reports. 
    • Must be able, and possess the confidence to, make verbal presentations to staff and public.
    • Must be capable of meeting physical demands of the job: ability to lift and carry 23 to 44 lbs. (10.5 to 20 kilo) on a recurring basis, lift and carry 60+ lbs. (27 kilo) ability to bend, walk, push, lift, pull, twist, kneel, climb, crouch, grip, and reach. 
    • Must be able and willing to work shifts, weekends and holidays. Must possess full class G driver’s license, along with a good driving record. (e.g. driving to various locations onsite in a Zoo vehicle). 
    CANDIDATES MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE A WRITTEN AND/OR PRACTICAL EXAMINATION RELEVANT TO THE POSITION. 

    If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter no later than Sunday August 20th, 2017 to: hr@torontozoo.ca 

    *Please state "Curatorial Gardener" in the subject line of your application. 

    While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Toronto Zoo provides accommodations for individuals with disabilities, as defined under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If contacted for an interview, and you require specific accommodation for the interview process because of a disability or a medical need, then please advise the person contacting you of your requirements, so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place before you begin the interview process.

    • 24 Aug 2017
    • Niagara Parks


    NIAGARA PARKS

    ARBORIST 

    PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!

    Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, Forestry, and Environmental Management and within established policies, procedures and guidelines to provide tree climbing services including use and basic upkeep of a variety of equipment in order to maintain or remove trees located on NPC property.

    Qualifications: 

    Completion of a NPC Arborist Apprenticeship Program. College Diploma in Natural Resources or a Horticulture Diploma. Must hold a Landscape Exterminator Pesticide License, Forestry License an asset. ISA Arborist Certification an asset.  Chain Saw Certification. Valid Class “D” Driver License with Air Brake “Z” Endorsement. Valid Class “A” License an asset. Mechanical aptitude; ability to perform the manual tasks associated with the position and ability to climb heights. Excellent plant identification skills with particular emphasis on native trees and shrubs. Knowledge of mechanical equipment for maintenance of trees and shrubs. Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as the Ministry of Transportation/Highway Act and Book 7. 

    Niagara Parks offers a wage range of $26.43 to $29.71 per hour as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan.

    To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through Career Portal by following the link below:

    http://corporate.niagaraparks.com/employment/

    Applications for this position will be accepted until August 24, 2017.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff.  All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at (905) 295-4377, or by email to accessibility@niagaraparks.com, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.

    • 24 Aug 2017
    • Niagara Parks

    Ontario’s Niagara Parks
    PRESERVING a rich heritage, CONSERVING natural wonders, INSPIRING people, worldwide!

    LEAD HAND, DESIGN (G LICENSE)

    Under the general supervision of the Manger, Design within established policies, procedures and guidelines assists the Manager in planning, maintaining and providing team leadership and coordination for horticulture design, Floral Showhouse and Butterfly Conservatory front of house displays and exhibits, park wide related seasonal displays, facility related seasonal displays, floristry, operations of the Garden Gift Shop and events which require design and aesthetic support.  In addition, may provide leadership of the overall conservatories and grounds maintenance, machinery operations and landscape development within Parks, Planning and Properties.

    Qualifications: 
    Successfully completed a post-secondary Horticulture Diploma. Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s License. Valid Landscape Exterminator Pesticide License. Minimum of three years of experience, plus one on the job is required. Computer software experience is required. Ability to assign tasks and lead a group or team.  Applied experience in conservatory, exhibition, show design and bedding plant growth and cultivation. Interpersonal and communication skills, ability to deal with the public and staff with tact and courtesy, ability to carry out a variety of manual labour duties; mechanical aptitude and ability to work from plans and blueprints. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations. Willing and able to work overtime on short notice and to perform shift work necessary to fulfil the requirement of a seven-day operation.

    Niagara Parks offers an hourly rate of $27.61 to $31.05 per hour (Interim) as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan. 

    To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through our Career Portal by following the link below:

    http://niagaraparks.com/employment

    Applications for this position will be accepted until August 24, 2017.



    We are an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff.  All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at (905) 295-4377, or by email to accessibility@niagaraparks.com, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.


    • 25 Aug 2017
    • ? - 4:30 PM
    • Municipality of Chatham-Kent


    MUNICIPALITY OF CHATHAM-KENT

    HORTICULTURE TECHNICIAN (PERMANENT-FULL TIME)

    NOTE: This position requires a Career Profile application form (this application form can be founder at the bottom of our job ad under municipal jobs at www.chatham-kent.ca) and resume. 

    Job Description: The Municipality of Chatham-Kent has an opening for a permanent full-time Horticultural Technician with Parks & Open Spaces. The Horticultural Technician is responsible for planting care and maintenance of the plant material including annuals, perennials and landscaped areas.

    Chatham Parks and Horticulture: The Chatham Parks District oversees 90 active and passive parkland areas totalling 127 hectares (565 acres) of parkland and open space. The parks division encompasses 88 parks with playground equipment, 20 ball fields, 14 soccer fields, 1 dog park, 1 beach area, 2 tennis court facilities and 2 major attraction splash pad areas. The parks division also oversees the management of Marine Park in Mitchell’s Bay and assists with community facilitated parkland areas including Paint Court and Grande Pointe. Planting over 4.1 acres of gardens/landscaped areas with 1,600 annuals per year. The Community of Chatham-Kent Situated between two beautiful, fresh water lakes, Chatham-Kent is home to a rich, colourful landscape which creates a wonderful backdrop for our unique towns and welcoming communities. You can live the dream without breaking the bank; with housing prices a fraction of those in comparative locations. For example, in 2016, an average home sold for $729,922 in Toronto, $297,480 in London and only $163,276 here in Chatham-Kent. Our large geography, great climate and abundance of natural amenities ensure that there are activities for people of all ages and interests. Internationally known for our heritage and culture, and a variety of attractions and festivals that dot the calendar year long, it is little wonder that people from both near and far choose Chatham-Kent as their place to call “home”. We invite you to join us, and experience firsthand what it means to be Living CK.

    Core Values for the Municipality of Chatham-Ken

    • Respect/Equity
    • Trust/Honesty/Integrity
    • Teamwork 
    • Communication 
    • Safety 
    Essential responsibilities: 
    • Landscaping and designing annual beds (floral displays)
    • Organize planting of annuals and perennials throughout Chatham according to planting plans and locations 
    • Plant and maintain public beds and gardens throughout Community of Chatham's parks and buildings 
    • Maintain inventory of hanging baskets and other materials needed 
    • Maintenance of 401 sign beds at Tilbury, Duart and Bloomfield Business Park 
    • Operate a 1-ton dump truck and a front end loader 
    • Perform minor repairs and servicing on small equipment 
    • Perform semi-skilled functions such as minor plumbing, painting & routine building maintenance, cleaning 
    • Investigate, resolve and backup to Supervisor on customer complaints 
    • Prepare correspondence and research as required 
    • Assist with directing and scheduling of eleven (11) summer students, including organizing crews for bed preparation, weeding, edging, rootling, watering, pruning, mulching, etc. 
    • Assists with park related duties pertaining to collection and disposal of waste from parks; pick up litter from buildings and park areas; sweep, wash, paint, repair and clean buildings and park amenities; tree trimming and removals
    Essential Qualifications: Ability to demonstrate Chatham-Kent’s Core Values and Competencies through a combination of education and experience: 
    • Post-secondary education resulting in a Horticultural Technician diploma, with related experience; or an equivalent of related education and experience
    • Experience in landscape and annual bed designs (floral displays) 
    • Parks related experience, tractors, chippers, aerators 
    • Knowledge of / experience with small equipment maintenance and repairs 
    • Knowledge of / experience with basic painting, plumbing, building maintenance, & carpentry skills 
    • Experience in operating a front-end loader 
    • Working knowledge of ACRs (Active Citizen Request software) 
    • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) (or other similar software program) 
    • All employees will be required to complete their Health & Safety and other on-line mandatory training on or before their first day of employment; other training (including Health & Safety policies) may also be required 
    Other qualifications:  
    • Experience using the following equipment an asset: trowel; sidewalk weeder; Dutch hoe; fan rake; hand rake; manual edger; leaf blower; rototiller; string trimmer; pruners; loppers; shears 
    • Proficient in researching an asset 
    Required Certifications, memberships, licenses: 
    • Land Class 1 pesticide license 
    • Chainsaw Certification 
    • Standard First Aid/CPR
    Work Environment: This position will work both indoors and outdoors.

    Hours of Work: This position works weekday and weekend hours only if required. 

    Driver’s license/vehicle requirements: Because of the responsibilities, this position requires the successful candidate to have a valid (class G) Ontario driver’s licence; a driver’s abstract will be conducted by the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. Note: DZ license would be an asset. 

    Police check requirements: Because of the environment this position will be working in, the successful candidate will be required to furnish an original Police Information Search (criminal reference check) (working with vulnerable persons) prior to commencement of employment. 

    Occupational Safety Responsibilities: The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) clearly articulates worker responsibilities (reference Sections 28 of the OHSA and Safety Policy #HS-001, “Individual Responsibilities”). The following list of responsibilities is designed to identify some of the primary responsibilities. It does not provide the exhaustive list of legislated responsibilities: 

    Workers shall: 

    • Comply with the OHSA and applicable Safety Regulations 
    • Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing required by the employer 
    • Report any defects in any equipment or protective device of which the worker is aware and which may endanger himself, herself or another worker 
    • Report any contravention of the OHSA or Regulation or the existence of any hazard of which he or she is aware to his or her supervisor 
    • Not operate equipment/machinery without being given the proper instruction and authority 
    • Not remove or make ineffective any protective device required by the regulations or by his or her employer, without providing an adequate temporary protective device and when the need for removing or making ineffective the protective device has ceased, the protective device shall be replaced immediately 
    • Not use or operate any equipment, machine, device or thing or work in a manner that may endanger himself, herself or any other worker 
    • Not engage in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct 
    • Actively participate in worker safety education
    Essential physical and/or safety requirements: 
    • Due to the responsibilities of this position, the candidate must be physically fit and reliable 
    • Must wear: 
      • work gloves 
      • safety glasses and ear plugs when running rototiller, string trimmer, leaf blower o safety boots 
      • safety vest 
    • Requires a hard hat in addition to the above when trimming trees 
    • Work outside in extreme heat conditions 
    • Bending: frequent stooping, twisting, kneeling, crouching, squatting (flower bed maintenance, weeding, planting) 
    • Walking: frequent walking on level surface, rough surface (maintenance of flower beds including pulling weeds, watering beds and hanging baskets) 
    • Reaching: frequent reaching above shoulder, below shoulder, forward, handling (maintenance of flower beds) 
    • Lifting: frequent lifting floor to waist, waist to shoulder, at shoulder, above shoulder, carrying (4.05 kgs to 22.73 kgs or 10 to 50 lbs) (loading tools and equipment onto trucks; handling of plant trays within greenhouse; loading plant trays onto trucks; putting up hanging baskets) 
    • Hands: frequent fine finger dexterity (movement), gripping, pinching (pinching back plant material; handling pruners, shears, lopers; transplanting seedlings) 

    Other physical and/or safety requirements: 

    • Walking: infrequent running (maintenance of flower beds including pulling weeds, watering beds and hanging baskets) 
    • Sitting: occasional sitting in vehicle seat (operating equipment/ driving vehicles) 
    • Reaching: infrequent reaching backward (maintenance of flower beds) 
    • Lifting: infrequent lifting overhead, transferring, pushing at or above shoulder, pushing below shoulder, pulling at or above shoulder, pulling below shoulder, dragging, throwing (4.05 kgs to 22.73 kgs or 10 to 50 lbs) (loading tools and equipment onto trucks; handling of plant trays within greenhouse; loading plant trays onto trucks; putting up hanging baskets) 
    • Standing: infrequent standing inside, outside 
    • Climbing: infrequent climbing ladders, stairs (blower maintenance for greenhouse roof; hanging basket maintenance) 

    Compensation: This permanent full-time union position has an hourly wage rate of $19.41 to $24.27, plus health & dental benefits following the successful completion of a probationary period, as per CUPE 12.1 (2016 - 2020) collective agreement, as may be amended from time to time. 

    Applying: Candidates interested in the above position are asked to submit our Career Profile application form and a resume to the email address below. Please do not include a cover letter, or copies of transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc. 

    What we look for in the application form and resume: Detailed information in the boxes provided under each question in the career profile application form where you have answered ‘yes’. Your resume should provide the same detailed information. In both documents, list under each employer the following: (1) the job titles (2) dates you were in each position (3) a summary of the job duties/ skills/experiences you gained in each position. The same information needs to be in both the career profile application form and the resume. Please be sure to check the box beside yes or no for each question asked in the career profile application form. 

    Attachments: Please send attachments in a Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe (.pdf) format only. Attachments must be attached directly to your email; we are not able to download documents from an internet site. 

    Applications must be received before 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 25, 2017: 

    Municipality of Chatham-Kent 

    Attn. Cathy J. E. Hoffman, MPA, CHRL Chief Human Resource Officer 

    315 King Street West P.O. Box 640

    Chatham ON N7M 5K8 

    Fax: 519.436.3237 

    Email address: Ckresume@chatham-kent.ca (preferred) 

    The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) at 519-360-1998 or ckhr@chatham-kent.ca. Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

    Why work for the Municipality of Chatham-Kent? 

    Click here to find Municipal jobs 

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    Find us at:  http://www.chatham-kent.ca

Past Employment Opportunities

08 Aug 2017 PARKS PROJECT TECHNICIAN
04 Aug 2017 LEAD HAND, COMMUNITY SERVICES
16 Jun 2017 Supervisor, Parks Infrastructure & Horticulture
15 Jun 2017 Manager of Park Operations
05 Jun 2017 Supervisor, Operations - Roads & Parks
05 Jun 2017 Supervisor, Operations - Forestry
31 May 2017 Park Operations Technician, Fanshawe Conservation Area (London, ON)
25 May 2017 Parks & Open Space Supervisor
24 May 2017 Recreation Coordinator
16 May 2017 Lead Hand, Gardener (DZ License)
11 May 2017 Field Services Technician - Forestry
09 May 2017 Supervisor, Operations - Forestry
09 May 2017 Supervisor, Operations - Roads & Parks
02 May 2017 Curator/Instructor (Vegetable & Rose Garden)
25 Apr 2017 Horticulture & Materials Collection Supervisor
24 Apr 2017 Parks Lead Hand
20 Apr 2017 Crew Leader, Forestry
18 Apr 2017 Skilled Labourer - Turf/Forestry
06 Apr 2017 Lead Hand, Guelph Lake C.A.
06 Apr 2017 Lead Hand Elora Gorge C.A.
06 Apr 2017 Turfperson / Integrated Pest Technician, Permanent
05 Apr 2017 GARDENER II, DISTRICT (2)
30 Mar 2017 Seasonal Supervisor - Horticulture and Materials Collection (Approx. 4 months)
15 Mar 2017 City of Toronto 2017 Parks Jobs
13 Mar 2017 Temporary Labourer - Parks
03 Mar 2017 Seasonal Horticulturalist (6 Month Contract)
03 Mar 2017 Supervisor of Parks
02 Mar 2017 Afternoon Supervisor
02 Mar 2017 Supervisor of Parks and Roads
28 Feb 2017 Manager, Design
27 Feb 2017 Supervisor of Parks and Forestry
15 Feb 2017 Student Opportunity - Seasonal Parks Worker
14 Feb 2017 Parks Handyworker 3
08 Feb 2017 Supervisor II Parks & Recreation Operations, File# M-09-17E
02 Feb 2017 Horticulture Supervisor, Section 5 (OGT, QVP, Kingsbridge Park, Rapidsview, Dufferin Islands)
02 Feb 2017 Horticulture Supervisor, North Parks
02 Feb 2017 Supervisor, Forestry and Environmental Management
30 Jan 2017 Upper Thames River Conservation Authority 2017 Seasonal Positions
20 Jan 2017 Supervisor, Sports Fields and Turf
20 Jan 2017 Turfperson / Integrated Pest Technician, Permanent
09 Jan 2017 Irrigation Specialist (Seasonal)
09 Jan 2017 Horticulture and Materials Collection Supervisor
22 Dec 2016 Manager - Parks & Open Spaces
22 Dec 2016 Landscape Technician / Urban Forestry Project Manager (3-year contract)
21 Dec 2016 Seasonal Forestry Operator (6 months)
21 Dec 2016 Seasonal Sports Field Operator (6 months)
21 Dec 2016 Seasonal Gardener (6 months)
21 Dec 2016 Seasonal Assistant Gardener (6 months)
21 Dec 2016 Seasonal Turf Operator (6 months)
16 Dec 2016 Working Foreperson - Parks
16 Dec 2016 Supervisor, Parks Development, Technical and Community Support
16 Dec 2016 Conservation Area Clerk
10 Dec 2016 Corporate Leader - Parks, Corporate Facilities, Recreation & Culture
08 Dec 2016 Temporary Labourer - Parks & Recreation
07 Nov 2016 Manager of Horticulture
04 Nov 2016 Assistant Project Supervisor
01 Nov 2016 Arborist
24 Oct 2016 Recreation Coordinator 1 - Child and Youth
12 Oct 2016 Supervisor, Patrol Operations - Posting Number: 000933
11 Oct 2016 Supervisor, Horticulture Operations - File #16-2845-AM
28 Sep 2016 Director, Recreation and Culture
19 Sep 2016 Parks Operator Horticulture
13 Sep 2016 Director, Environment and Parks
08 Sep 2016 Horticulture and Materials Collection Supervisor
29 Aug 2016 Trade - City Gardener
22 Jul 2016 Design and Development Assistant
22 Jul 2016 IPM Instructor and Curator
18 Jul 2016 Parks Planner/Landscape Architect
06 Jul 2016 Supervisor, Parks Grounds Maintenance
23 Jun 2016 Cross-Over
22 Jun 2016 Horticulture and Materials Collection Supervisor
20 Jun 2016 Gardener Grade 4
14 Jun 2016 Manager of Facilities, Parks and Property
14 Jun 2016 Arborist - Temporary
07 Jun 2016 Manager of Conservation Area Operations
06 Jun 2016 Coordinator of Parks Services (1 year contract)
24 May 2016 Full Time - Public Works Department (Arena Facilities)
24 May 2016 Full Time - Public Works Department (Roads)
16 May 2016 Landscape Crew Lead
13 May 2016 Lead Gardener
06 May 2016 Coordinator, Parks Infrastructure
03 May 2016 Gardener/Landscaper
26 Apr 2016 Gardener
25 Apr 2016 Design Projects Co-ordinator, Capital Projects & Strategic Services Division
22 Apr 2016 Foreperson, Parks District #102074
21 Apr 2016 Manager of Roads and Parks Operations
21 Apr 2016 Temporary Gardener
12 Apr 2016 Technical Instructor
07 Apr 2016 Urban Forestry Technician (1 year contract)
17 Mar 2016 Gardener II
15 Mar 2016 Park Operations Technician
15 Mar 2016 Seasonal Sports Field Operator
11 Mar 2016 Seasonal Forestry Operator
10 Mar 2016 Equipment Operator
07 Mar 2016 Temporary Full Time Bargaining Unit Position Park Operations Coordinator
07 Mar 2016 Grounds Operator
07 Mar 2016 Horticulturist
04 Mar 2016 Landscape Architect
03 Mar 2016 Forester Specialist
01 Mar 2016 Gardener/Landscaper - Roads & Parks Maintenance Department
25 Feb 2016 Contract Operator ll Horticulture (1 year contract)
19 Feb 2016 Supervisor, Trails & Natural Areas Stewardship
19 Feb 2016 Seasonal Gardener
11 Feb 2016 Conservation Area Technician – 2 Positions
10 Feb 2016 Parks Manager
08 Feb 2016 Supervisor of Horticulture (Job #167)
05 Feb 2016 Curator & Instructor (Integrated Pest Management)
04 Feb 2016 Urban Forestry Technician (1 year contract)
03 Feb 2016 Gardener - Community Services Department
26 Jan 2016 Upper Thames River Conservation Authority Seasonal Positions
26 Jan 2016 Park/Facility Operator - Public Works Department
14 Jan 2016 Senior Project Manager - Parks & Cemeteries
13 Jan 2016 Seasonal Parks Worker - Summer Student
11 Jan 2016 Field Services Supervisor
06 Jan 2016 City of Toronto 2016 Parks Jobs
06 Jan 2016 Coordinator, Maintenance & Projects
05 Jan 2016 Senior Director, Parks, Planning & Properties
04 Jan 2016 Parkskeeper IV - District (2)
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