City of Mississauga Parks Person I, Operator in Mississauga, Ontario

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Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to a Supervisor, Parks Operations, the successful candidate will perform a variety of maintenance tasks in a team environment and will be fully responsible for maintenance and monitoring of the ice surface, refrigeration plant, water feature and irrigation systems along with other parks maintenance activities.

  • Responsible for all maintenance functions including but not limited to ice surface maintenance, ice rink amenities, water features, splash pads, comfort stations, playground structures, irrigation systems, signage, benches and tables.

  • Perform specialized ice maintenance duties, driving of ice resurfacer; maintain records and log books on pertinent data relating to the operation of refrigeration plant.

  • Responsible for the set-up, takedown and maintenance of the Celebration Square ice rink.

  • Performs specified duties as required under the Ontario Pool Health Regulations in terms of water chemistry, filtration, log book, maintenance specific to the regulations of the Celebration Square Fountain.

  • Provides functional guidance and co-ordinates activities of assigned crews consisting of full-time and seasonal staff ensuring efficiency and productivity are maintained.

  • Responds to inquiries from the public and provides information and resources for special events, displays and community projects.

  • Provides leadership in the area of Health & Safety ensuring all staff are fully trained and follow all legislated policies and City guidelines.

  • Ensures compliance with Corporate and Departmental initiatives, guidelines, policies and procedures and Parks By-laws.

  • Operates and maintains all assigned vehicles, equipment and tools to accepted standards.

  • Trains and instructs assigned employees in the proper operation of small and large motorized vehicles, equipment and tools as required.

  • Responsible for assigned inventory control.

  • Performs all related administrative functions e.g Hansen Activity Timesheets, Tailboard Sheets, Daily Vehicle Inspection Booklet etc.

  • Performs Parks and Facility sanitation functions.

  • Assists Celebration Square Events Team.

  • Performs winter maintenance activities as required.

  • May assume additional responsibilities in Supervisor's absence.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Specifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 secondary school diploma, 5 years experience in general ice and refrigeration plant maintenance. Experience in, or interest in, parks maintenance functions including irrigation, water features, signs, outdoor furniture, other amenities and hard and soft landscape features.

  • Must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver's License along with 5 years experience operating an ice resurfacer, with an excellent driving record (will be verified).

  • Class “B” Operating Engineer Certificate, Certified Ice Technician (CIT) Designation, Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Designation.

  • Standard first aid and CPR is required or must be obtained on one's own within 3 months of commencing position.

  • Must have current confined space entry training or must be obtained within 6 months of commencing position.

  • Must have excellent organizational, record-keeping and problem solving skills.

  • Must have strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must demonstrate leadership and team-building skills.

  • Ability to safely operate and maintain ice resurfacer, and small & large vehicles and equipment.

  • Must have working knowledge of Word, Outlook, and Building Automation Systems.

  • Must be willing to be trained on and use Hat-P.

    Note: Shift and weekend work will be required. May be assigned to alternate duties/location during the off season periods.

Hours of Work: 40 hour per week

Salary: $60,142 - $80,190

Closing Date: June 20, 20018

Number of Openings: 1 Full-time

Department/Division/Unit:Community Services Department/ Parks and Forestry Division/ Parks Operatios

Work Location: Celebration Square


A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at the candidate's expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .

System ID: 2018-3877

Job Type: Full Time

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

Career Level: Experienced

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Post End Date: 6/20/2018