Gardener / Grounds Person – District of Summerland

Summerland, nestled in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, is a friendly town with beautiful beaches, orchards, vineyard and mountains. Here you will find a wonderful outdoor environment and a great quality of life.

The District of Summerland is accepting applications for a full-time position as a Gardener / Grounds Person. The work involves the performance of general landscape duties and is responsible for maintaining healthy plants, flowers, trees, shrubs, and grasses.

This position requires completion of a two-year diploma in horticulture or related discipline, a minimum two years’ experience in landscape maintenance or related fields plus a valid B.C. Driver’s License – Class 5 with a clean driver’s abstract.

This is a CUPE full-time position (40 hours per week) and provides a competitive remuneration ($25.89 – $28.77 per hour) and benefits package. Qualified applicants are requested to forward their resume to: Human Resources Officer District of Summerland, P.O. Box 159, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0 or by fax (250) 494-1415 or email at hr@summerland.ca by 4:00 pm Friday, August 18, 2017.

A complete job description can be found on the District’s website at www.summerland.ca

Applicants not contacted within two weeks of the competition closing date are thanked for their interest.

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