Park Patroller – City of Burnaby

6 July 2023

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Park Patroller

Competition No.:
2023-256

Duration:
Regular Full Time

Salary:
$32.52/hour

Schedule:
80 hours bi-weekly; Friday to Tuesday from 11:00 PM – 7:00 AM

Special Notes:
Subject to Note ‘D’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Outside Division Collective Agreement

Miscellaneous:

Last Updated:
7/6/23 8:13 AM

Description
The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is patrolling and security work performed in Municipal parks and recreation buildings and sites. The work involves patrolling sites by foot or motor vehicle to prevent and take appropriate action against incidents such as rowdyism, drinking, vandalism and suspicious loitering; providing factual information relating to regulations to park users; performing minor maintenance and repair tasks to facilities; closing sports fields to users in inclement weather as necessary and submitting related reports. In addition, the work involves assisting in the supervision and training of parks patrol staff and delivering Municipal mail. An incumbent exercises considerable tact and diplomacy and independence of action and judgement in day-to-day functions, but unusual or difficult problems are referred to a supervisor who reviews work performance for conformance to established practices and procedures and services rendered. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation supplemented by sounded related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Considerable knowledge of Park facilities in terms of their location, uses and hours of operation. Sound knowledge of the policies, procedures, park regulations and related by-laws governing the work performed; knowledge of methods and materials, tools and equipment used in minor building repair work. Skill in the use of cleaning and maintenance supplies and equipment; ability to assist in the supervision and training of parks patrol staff. Ability to deal tactfully, diplomatically and effectively with the public and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff; to understand and follow oral and written instructions and prepare and maintain non-complex records and reports related to the work. A Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by July 17, 2023. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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