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Supervisor, Sports Field Operations

City of Sarnia - Sarnia, ON

Reporting to the Superintendent of Recreation, this Supervisor, Sports Field Operations is an integral member of the leadership team and is responsible to deliver a wide range of technical services relating to the year-round maintenance of municipal sports fields within our community including high quality turf for all programmed sports fields, and general maintenance and upkeep of these areas. Responsible for overseeing the maintenance, operation, safety, and training of all City sport fields and staff. Including the implementation of maintenance systems and schedules the monitoring of service level standards to ensure service excellence.

Position Requirements

  • Post Secondary diploma in Turf Management plus three (3) years related work experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experienc 
  • Knowledgeable of all aspects of turf management including the related turf/maintenance equipment and service delivery
  • Experienced in a supervisory and leadership role with emphasis on team building skills in a unionized environment
  • Thorough working knowledge of all aspects of sports field operations including standard municipal services, service levels, annual maintenance schedules, educational programs, and modernized service delivery opportunities in the context of climate change and evolving community expectations
  • Knowledgeable with the meaning of the Occupational Health & Safety Act with extensive understanding of the Ministry of Labour Regulations
  • Valid CPR, First Aid training, Class G License with an abstract acceptable to City guidelines

Demonstrated Skills and Abilities

  • Experienced with leading and managing a diverse team of operating staff to deliver exceptional sports field operations services to the community.
  • Proficient in researching, writing, and implementing standard operating procedures, and other requirements of a modernized administrative decision-making framework and facilitating staff training and scheduling.
  • Skilled in developing and recommending policies, procedures, and programs for the sports field operations section: staying current and responding to industry trends and changing legislation to ensure a safe, transparent, and accountable work place for all staff to operate in
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency with related computer software applications

Posting will remain active until the position has been filled.

Facility Operator Technician

City of Kitchener  - Kitchener, ON

You are required to work with minimal supervision in all phases of the operation of a Multi-use Facility. The incumbent will be required to assess work priorities and carry out duties with minimal supervision.

Duties included but not limited to:

  • Building/equipment maintenance, customer service and janitorial duties.
  • Ice making and maintenance.
  • Direct and coordinate part-time employees.
  • Event set-up/conversions - Kitchener Auditorium Complex.
  • Maintains sports fields in the summer, including cutting grass, line trimming, general litter clean-up.

Job Closes: April 23, 2024

Facilities Operator I
The Municipality of North Perth - Listowel, ON

The Facilities Operator I is responsible for providing maintenance and operational services to municipal facilities throughout North Perth, as well as provide lawn care duties and maintenance to parks, trails and sports fields.

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Secondary School Diploma
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Valid drivers license and clean driver's abstract
  • Working knowledge of refrigeration, mechanical and electrical equipment and equipment maintenance techniques
  • Experience with ice resurfacer, tractors, turf maintenance equipment and janitorial equipment will be considered an asset
  • Physical ability to perform moderate and heavy physical labour
  • ORFA Basic Refrigeration Course is an asset

Job Closes: April 24, 2024

Parks Department – Unskilled Labourer-Grass Cutting, contract, Union

Township of Uxbridge - Uxbridge, ON

The Township of Uxbridge is currently seeking a dedicated and diligent individual to join
our team as a Grass Cutting Contract Parks Department Attendant. Under the
supervision of the Parks Foreman, this position primarily involves maintaining the grass
and green spaces within Township parks, sports fields, and recreational areas.

Job Closes: April 24, 2024

Facility Maintenance Worker

City of Humboldt - Humboldt, SK

As part of the Community and Leisure Services Department, the City of Humboldt is currently seeking to fill up to two (2) permanent, full-time Facility Maintenance Worker positions.

Under the direction of the Parks Supervisor or the Director of Community and Leisure Services, the primary responsibilities are located within the arena and parks operations. This position is responsible for all aspects of ice maintenance and cleaning within the arena. It is also responsible for assisting with a wide range of tasks in the parks department including, but not limited to grass cutting, watering, tree maintenance, as well as trail and sports field maintenance. The position works in collaboration with the rest of the Community and Leisure Services team and tasks frequently overlap. The department seeks to utilize the unique skill set of everyone to ensure the success of the entire department.

Job Closes: April 26, 2024

Sports Field Operator (Temporary, up to 8 months)

City of Guelph - Guelph, ON

Applications are being accepted for the temporary position of Sports Field Operator within Parks. Reporting to the Program Manager, Sports and Leisure Grounds, the successful candidate will be responsible to assist with the daily maintenance of sports turf and facilities, perform functions in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound sports field principles and practices, and applicable codes, with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.

Job Closes: April 21, 2024


City of Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

A Groundsperson II performs horticultural and maintenance functions in the operation of City parks, gardens, sportsfields, the nursery facilities and other green spaces. The work involves a variety of disciplines including turf grass management, irrigation systems, horticultural propagation, pest management and arboriculture.

Job Closes: April 4, 2024


Abbotsford School District - Abbotsford, BC

Under the direction of the Foreman—Grounds, the Groundskeeper is responsible for preparation and maintenance of an annual District Grounds schedule for mowing, fertilizing, top dressing, aeration, overseeding, sodding, sprinklers—spring start-up and fall shut-down, and general clean-up of leaves, branches and other plant material.

The work involves the performance of a variety of tasks under limited supervision and in accordance with clearly established policies, procedures, regulations and codes. Judgment is exercised in handling new assignments and determining new work methods.

Job Posted : Feb 21, 2024

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