Parks Technician - Irrigation

City of Castlegar
Posted 3 months ago
Full Time

Job Description

Responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing the City’s irrigation systems and carrying out maintenance work in parks, playgrounds, cemetery, and landscaped areas throughout the City.

Key Responsibilities Reporting to the Parks Foreperson, this position is responsible for all aspects of the City’s irrigation system to ensure system performance and maintenance of green spaces throughout the City. It is also responsible for the general maintenance of playgrounds, the cemetery, and park infrastructure. During the winter months, the position supports winter operations, performing snow plowing, sanding, and snow removal.

Qualifications The successful candidate will be a Certified Irrigation Technician and working towards certification in horticulture, arboriculture or turf grass management. This position is CUPE Local 2262 position with an hourly rate of $34.47. Please visit our website at for a full job description as well as additional background information on our community.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their detailed resume via email by 4:30 p.m. on March 18, 2022 to with the subject line Parks Technician – Irrigation Position.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Castlegar Live more at one-third the average housing price of metro Vancouver and two-thirds the B.C. average. Be an outdoors action hero in the West Kootenay wild, in British Columbia’s interior, where the Columbia and Kootenay rivers meet and endless adventures are right in your backyard.

Work for a City going places – with an ambitious vision, a dynamic municipal government, and a track record of doing cool things – including Millennium Ponds, Sculpturewalk, and an ongoing refresh of Columbia Avenue, our main artery. The City of Castlegar is growing and we’re looking for the perfect person to get in on the action.

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