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Job Title: Parks and Recreation Operator (Part-time, 1-Year Contract)

Job Location: Aylmer, Ontario

Job Description:

The Town of Aylmer is inviting applications for a team oriented, dynamic individual with a commitment to community service to join the Parks and Recreation team. With demonstrated experience providing facility maintenance and general parks and recreation duties, the individual will provide operational and maintenance services for Parks and Recreation, including the East Elgin Community Complex.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carries out maintenance practices at the Complex and Parks/Recreation facilities.
  • Performs lawn maintenance and landscaping duties.
  • Ensures compressor system and all other required equipment is operated in accordance with operating procedures and in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Performs ice making and ice maintenance operations.
  • Records maintenance activities and safety inspections.
  • Maintains security and provides assistance during Parks & Recreation events.
  • Shovels sidewalks and walkways at required Town facilities.
  • Provides positive customer service to the public.
  • Liaises with the public and user groups, including crossing-guard duties when assigned.
  • Operates and performs minor maintenance on tractors, mowers or other light automotive mechanical equipment.
  • Performs pool, splash pad and sports field operational duties.


  • Must have the flexibility to work a variety of shifts, with weekends and evenings the priority
  • Must have a good understanding and working knowledge of facility maintenance, ice making practices, lawn, and garden maintenance.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow instructions.
  • Position requires some moderate lifting, bending, standing and walking.
  • Position requires some work to be conducted in cold and noisy conditions. May also involve working outdoors when required.
  • Minimum Grade 12 education; computer skills.
  • Basic Refrigeration Certificate and an in-depth knowledge of facility maintenance and ice making practices considered an asset.
  • Satisfactory Police Clearance, driver’s licence and abstract required as a condition of employment.
  • Mechanical aptitude would be considered an asset.

View the complete job description:

Salary: $20.56 per hour

Apply today by emailing: [email protected]

Qualified applicants are invited to submit applications to:
The Corporation of the Town of Aylmer
Attn: Human Resources
46 Talbot Street West Aylmer, ON N5H 1J7
Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 5:00 PM June 24, 2024

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Town of Aylmer is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for the recruitment process. Applicants are requested to make their needs known in advance.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

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