Town of Banff Parks Services Summer Seasonal Labourer

Municipal Parks
Town of Banff
Banff, AB
$20–$23 an hour - Seasonal, Full-time
Town of Banff
Banff, AB
$20–$23 an hour

Job details

$20–$23 an hour
Job type
Shift and schedule
4 hour shift

Banff, AB

Full job description
Full-Time, Seasonal
This is an opportunity to work in a stunning national park setting, while “Taking Care of Banff” by keeping green spaces and the Town as beautiful as its natural surroundings.

Position Overview:

As a summer seasonal laborer, your duties will include:

Taking care of public green spaces, Recreation Grounds, playgrounds, and cemeteries
Mowing and trimming grass
Weeding and litter picking
Special events equipment delivery, including set up and tear down
Other maintenance functions necessary to keep our public spaces and parks in the best possible condition for our residents’ and visitors’ enjoyment
As an ambassador for the Town of Banff, your personal values inherently align with our employee values (accountability, professionalism, efficiency, teamwork, and integrity). If you are reliable, energetic, flexible, have a positive attitude, are willing to learn new tasks, have an eye for detail, and are ready to work outside in all temperatures and weather conditions, the Town of Banff is happy to consider your application for our Municipal Parks crew.

Contracts will commence July 23rd running until the end of September or October depending on the candidate. Municipal Parks operates seven days a week on a compressed schedule. Working four 10-hour shifts (6am-4pm) a week will leave you 3 days off each week to enjoy all that summer in Banff has to offer. We are looking for individuals to work Monday to Thursday shifts.

Qualifications and Attributes:

Experience driving vehicles up to a one-ton classification
Work experience in grounds and/or landscaping is an asset
Knowledge of workplace safety programs
Ability to perform physically demanding tasks including heavy lifting, carrying, and long periods of walking, standing, and working in all weather conditions
Valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license
A current and clean driver’s abstract (required on employment start date)
Experience with irrigation system maintenance would be an asset
The rate of pay is between $20.00/hour and $23.00/hour depending on experience. When you complete the term of your contract, in its entirety, you will be awarded a $1.00 per hour bonus (to be paid on your final pay cheque) for each regular hour worked.

Working safely is a condition of employment at the Town of Banff. As part of our internal responsibility system, all employees are accountable for adhering to Occupational Health and Safety legislation and Town of Banff safety protocols. The Town of Banff’s safety culture philosophy is one of continuous improvement, so we look forward to your suggestions to make our workplace even safer.

Priority will be given to candidates with existing local accommodation.

“Taking care of Banff: our Community, our People, our Park.”

This position will remain posted until suitable candidates are selected.

Please submit your cover letter and resume mentioning “Park Services” to:


Fax: 403.762.1260

Mail: Town of Banff, Box 1260, Banff, AB, T1L 1A1

Drop off: 120 Hawk Avenue – Operations Office (ATTN – Steve Boudreau)

The Town of Banff appreciates the interest from all applicants and will directly contact those being considered for an interview.

The Town of Banff is proud to offer a variety of short-term and long-term rental units to our employees. Housing units are based on availability and are not guaranteed.

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