Operator - Parks & Open Spaces


Organization : City of Spruce Grove
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : AB
City : Spruce Grove
Salary and Benefits : Hourly rate: Probationary $31.31 - Qualified $33.88

Operator – Parks & Open Spaces

Competition number: RC 2021 0055

Division: Planning and Infrastructure
Department: Public Works

Section: Parks & Open Spaces

Close Date: September 30, 2021

Hourly rate: Probationary $31.31 - Qualified $33.88

The City of Spruce Grove is a fast growing, dynamic city committed to building and maintaining a fiscally responsible community that serves our residents, attracts visitors and promotes future growth. Through the actions of the Shared Principles, innovation is encouraged; communication and learning are continuous in this team environment while maintaining a positive work and family life balance.


As an Operator, you will manage and maintain the Parks and Open Spaces in the City of Spruce Grove.

Dependent on the season your responsibilities will include:

-           Maintenance of turf grass, forests, sport fields, pathways and trails and the cemetery,

-           Snow and ice control on City sidewalks and pathways,

-           Building and maintaining ice rinks and pads,

-          Operation of a variety of equipment, including tractors, skid steers, rubber tire backhoe, wheel loaders, ice re-surfacer, aerial lift trucks, mowers, utility vehicles

-          Daily maintenance of equipment,

-          Periodically coordinate, schedule, assign and direct temporary staff and equipment.


-          High School diploma or equivalent, and

-          Diploma, certification related to ornamental horticulture, turf maintenance, sport field maintenance, natural ice maintenance, urban forestry, equipment operation and environmental service is required,

-          A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the tasks and equipment relating to a Parks environment,

-          Carpentry, electrical and plumbing skills are an asset,

-          Completion of coursework or certification in safety management is an asset,

-          Completion of coursework or certification in areas of leadership, teamwork or supervision,

-          Experience in a municipal setting is an asset,

-          Valid Alberta Class 3Q Motor vehicle operator’s license is an asset (drivers abstract is required),

-          Sufficient physical strength and dexterity to perform manual labour for extended periods of time under various weather conditions

How to Apply: Visit our website at www.sprucegrove.org for a full job description and more information about the City of Spruce Grove

Employment Posting -  Operator -Parks  Open SPaces - September 2021.pdf Employment Posting - Operator -Parks Open SPaces - September 2021.pdf

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