Parks Operator (April - September)

  • Town of New Tecumseth
  • New Tecumseth
  • Jan 22, 2020

Job Description

The Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth

 Parks Operator (4.5 months)

Temporary Full-Time (April 27 – September 13)

40 hours per week


Reporting to the Supervisor, Parks and Open Spaces, this position performs all aspects of work related to the day to day operations of parks facilities including maintenance of parks, pool, and other Town owned facilities.  


  • Maintains the parks and outdoor facilities of the Town including but not limited to the following: inspects and maintains ball diamonds and soccer fields ensuring that playing surfaces and warning tracks are maintained to established standards, fills in holes and wet spots with top soil on playing field areas where required, trims trees and branches as required to keep all grounds in safe and orderly conditions, repairs, paints and generally keeps in good working repair, all park equipment such as entrance gates, goal posts, bleachers, fences, etc., lays sod, ensures that garbage is picked up daily from parks facilities, inspects, repairs and maintains logs on playground equipment, recognizes and eliminates hazardous conditions.


  • Requires successful completion of high school diploma.
  • Requires at least 2 years’ experience in a similar position, with a minimum of 1 year’ experience in the operation of all Parks related equipment/machinery.
  • Must have a Class G driver’s licence in good standing, and ability to submit a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled turf maintenance duties in order to develop, maintain and repair playing fields.
  • Ability to operate and maintain safely and efficiently truck and trailer combinations, front end loaders, tractors and tractor driven equipment including gang mowers, hand and power tools and other park maintenance equipment.

The successful candidate must have the ability to align with established goals and objectives and is able to create/follow plans and processes accordingly to deliver task and goal completion to a high standard. The Town of New Tecumseth values progressive ideas and actions; the successful candidate will have proven ability to embrace change, be resourceful and to seek new ideas and creativity to maximize effectiveness to provide high quality citizen-centred services to our community.

  Salary:   $22.40, plus 4% vacation pay

Start Date: April 27, 2020

 Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to no later than 4:30 pm on February 25

Please quote Job #2020-20 in the subject line of your email.

 We thank you for your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Information collected will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection, in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

The Town of New Tecumseth is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.



Start Date

Apr 27, 2020

Wage / Salary


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