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GREEN TEAM Employer: City of Selkirk Location: Selkirk, MB Application Deadline: May 27, 2024

Job Description:

Position Title: Green Team

Competition No: 2024-26

Department: Culture, Recreation and Green Transportation

Close Date: May 27th, 2024 until 4:00 p.m.

Position Details:
Position Duration: May 1st, 2024 – September 30th, 2024
Probation Rate: N/A
Regular Rate: $16.08/hr
Hours of Work: 40 hrs/wk
Employment Type: Casual

About Us:
Located 20 minutes from Winnipeg, Selkirk is a vibrant small city with a hometown feel. Our close-knit community loves to celebrate, learn and explore in the company of good neighbours. All through the year, there are many opportunities to enjoy local talent, learn about our past and seek out new interests.

The Opportunity: The City of Selkirk is currently in search of a Green Team member to join our team. Under the direction of the Manager of Climate Action & Environmental Services, the incumbent will be responsible for performing Green Team initiatives.

Job Duties:
•Carry out daily watering activities for trees, naturalized areas, annual flowers, gardens, turfgrass, and other green spaces throughout the city.
•Perform daily monitoring of trees and plants during watering activities.
•Perform weeding, deadheading, plant removals, plant placements, and pruning as required.

Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
Minimum Requirements shall include:
•Grade 12 education or General Education Development (G.E.D)
•Valid WHMIS Certification
•Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License
•Demonstrated competency in operating passenger vehicles, trucks, and towing trailers.
•Horticulture, forestry, gardening, landscaping, or greenhouse experience preferred.
•Considerable skill in operating power equipment and hand tools, including, but not limited to, weed trimmers, push and riding mowers, rotor tillers, chainsaws, pole saws, etc.
•Chainsaw Safety Certification preferred.
•Good communication skills.
•Demonstrated competency in safe work practices, knowledge and understanding of occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations, and procedures applicable to the area of work.
•The ability to work outdoors in various temperatures and weather conditions.
•Must be physically able to perform all labour duties or other duties associated with the position.

Apply: Visit our website to apply online via our Career Connecter website. Applicants will need to create a profile and submit an application for consideration.

Comments: This is for a casual position ranging from May to September 2024, working 40 hours a week based on a flexible schedule. This position is excluded from the Collective Agreement and is open to all applicants. The City of Selkirk is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an inclusive work environment. Applicants who require accommodation during the hiring process are encouraged to contact the City’s Human Resources Division. Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

NOTE: Employees will be required to adhere to the City’s Vaccination Policy

Direct Applications To:

As mentioned above

Application Deadline: May 27, 2024