City of Brampton Barn Attendant II in Brampton, Ontario

Position Duties:

Under the direction of the Farm Technician/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator, provide care to various livestock and assist with daily barn operations. Perform housekeeping and basic grounds keeping duties. Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of animals and users at all times.

  • Provide care to various livestock and assist with daily barn operations

  • Provide animals with specified and required diets and administer medication

  • Responsible for appropriate response for animal care emergencies

  • Supervise Pony Ride Program and Petting Zoo in absence of Animal Technician

  • Ensure participant safety at all times

  • Perform basic grounds and housekeeping duties

  • Assist with the set up and dismantling of special events

  • Complete daily opening and closing duties of barn

  • Safe and efficient usage, care and maintenance of tools and equipment that include: power sweeper, string trimmer and push mower; reporting any defects to immediate supervisor

  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (i.e. accident/incident reports, cash handling procedures)

  • Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging users

  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action

  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff

  • Attend meetings/training as required

  • Perform other duties as required

Selection Criteria:

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent

  • 1 year experience in farm animal care

  • Valid Ontario non-probationary Class “G” driver’s licence and ability to obtain City of Brampton Vehicle Operator Permit

  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization

  • Submit or agree to a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills

** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Part time Job Type: Non-Union

Applications must be received by September 28, 2018

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by September 28, 2018. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

System ID: 2017-4433

Job Type (EN): Part Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Government and Public Sector

Career Level (EN): Entry Level

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Post End Date: 9/28/2018