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MAINTENANCE/LANDSCAPING


Are you seeking a unique experience this summer? Do you enjoy working outdoors in nature, meeting new people from all over the world, working within a team and having your accommodations provided? If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider a summer working in a Provincial Campground in Northern BC!

We are hiring Maintenance staff for six BC Provincial Parks in Northeastern BC. We’re looking for a dynamic group of people to join our team. The six parks that we operate are:
Moberly LakeGwillim LakeSwan LakeCharlie LakeBeatton and Kiskatinaw! Discover all that Northern BC has to offer!

Job Type:

  • Seasonal Contract – Full Time – Part Time – Casual  
  • May 2018 to September 2018
  • Operational hours between 9:00AM – 4:30PM 7 days a week

Compensation:

  • $16 / hour
  • 4% vacation pay paid bi-weekly
  • Access to recreation equipment and camping in the parks that we operate

Duties Include


Daily Operations & Admin:

  • Daily completion of log books and records
  • Communicate by means of proper protocols with co-workers, management and BC Parks
  • Participation in WorkSafe Safety Meetings
  • Assist other departments as needed

Customer Service:  

  • Respond to Park Campground user inquiries and provide assistance as required
  • Represent BC Parks and Sandstorm North Contracting in a professional manner

Maintenance:

  • Maintain park facilities according to BC Parks standards including but not limited to; maintenance of pit toilets, campsites, garbage and recycling receptacles, parking lots, information shelters, trails and day-use areas.
  • Identify and record deficiencies in deficiency log (e.g. broken hinge, rotten sign post)
  • Address deficiencies according to standards and expected timelines
  • Repair and paint park grounds and facilities as required
  • Physical Demands such as medium/heavy lifting, climbing ladders, pushing, pulling and operating various landscaping equipment/tools.
  • Grounds keeping using landscaping equipment (weed-wacker, brush-saw, lawn mower) to maintain vegetation growth
  • Assist in preventative maintenance projects as required
  • Equipment / Truck inspections and maintenance activities before using equipment  
  • Keep tools and equipment organized and in good working condition

Security / Policy Enforcement:

  • Education and enforcement of BC park polices
  • Report incidents and occurrences accurately and efficiently to supervisor and/or manager
  • Deal effectively with enforcement situations in a mature and responsible manner.
  • Generate voluntary compliance with verbal/written strategies
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures and to deal with them effectively

Skills and Experience

Desired Qualities and Attributes

  • Energetic, dependable and self-motivated
  • Approachable personality
  • A positive, supportive team player with a can-do attitude
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn and accept new ideas
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Possess a value for safe working practices and polices
  • Dependability to management and coworkers
  • Possess a value for effective communication

Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license with clean drivers abstract
  • Clean Criminal Record
  • Current OFA Level 1 Certification
  • Physically fit & willing/able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to handle repetitive motions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Locations

*Please note, upon hiring we require employees to pass a Criminal Record check. A Drivers Abstract must also be provided and accepted.


HOW TO APPLY

 Download and email the Sandstorm North Contracting application form with your resume and cover letter to:

info@sandstormnorth.ca