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Parks Equipment Operator 1

Surrey, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

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Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Temporary Full-Time


Reporting to Parks Facility Operations Manager, the Parks Equipment Operator 1 is primarily responsible for driving, operating and light servicing of a tractor mounted 7-gang mower, equipped to efficiently cut large active and passive turf grass areas. Addition duties may include operating a tractor equipped with various attachments related to the maintenance and renovation of turf grass sports fields. The operator is expected to keep a diary of work completed in a notebook.


Typical duties may include: detailed equipment pre-check, equipment lubrication, reel to bed knife adjustments and other miscellaneous adjustments, as well as simple trouble shooting of equipment malfunction.


The successful candidate will have effective communication skills, exercise independence of judgement and initiative while performing the duties of the role. He or she will be expected to communicate with park patrons from time to time in a friendly and courteous manner, as well as communicate effectively with other turf team staff on changing field conditions, by reporting asset deficiencies in a timely manner.

The successful candidate will have:
    • Completion of Grade 12. • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License with safe driving record. • Occupational First Aid - Level 1 or acceptable equivalent. • Equipment operation experience related to maintenance of sports fields. • Parks maintenance related experience.

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check. Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Please note: All City of Surrey employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the City of Surrey. Employees without proof of vaccination are required to participate in the City's Rapid Testing Program and are responsible for all associated costs.

Learn more about the Employee, Volunteer and Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until February 28, 2022.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community