The City of Swift Current Swift Current, SK, Canada
Sep 25, 2017Full time
Type: Full Time Salary/Pay Rate: $70,440.74 to $85,701.92 Posted Date: 09/08/2017 1:54 PM Deadline to Apply: 10/06/2017 The City of Swift Current is accepting applications for the position of Parks Superintendent. This position reports to the Parks Manager. This is a full-time out of scope administrative and supervisory position. As the Parks Superintendent you will be responsible for the day to day operations and maintenance of the City’s network of Parks and Open Spaces, Chinook Parkway, Athletic fields/facilities, City cemeteries, City park/boulevard treescape inventory, Recreational facility grounds, Departmental facility grounds, as well as public school grounds maintenance. Basic Requirements: Successful completion of Grade 12 and post-secondary education/training in Horticulture Landscape Design, Parks Maintenance and Urban Forestry; A valid class 5 Driver’s License; Willingness to obtain a Criminal Record Check and a Vulnerable Sector Check as we are a Youth Certified Employer; Previous supervisory/management experience in a municipal environment (3 to 5 years); Previous experience in parks, landscaping or closely related field (5 years); Excellent leadership skills, interpersonal and supervisory skills; Excellent organizational skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Strong customer service orientated; Knowledge/experience in computers and software programs; Good working knowledge/experience of horticulture and landscape construction, maintenance techniques and horticultural practices; Knowledge/understanding of irrigation systems and practices; Knowledge of the industries equipment, safe operations and maintenance programs; and Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Standards and related policies and procedures. The City of Swift Current offers a competitive compensation package including a full employee benefit package. The annual salary range for this position is $70,440.74 to $85,701.92. Please submit a covering letter and resume with three working references no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017 to: City of Swift Current, Human Resources, P.O. Box 340, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, S9H 3W1, Fax: 306-778-2194, Email: email@example.com We wish to thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.