Labourer 1 - Golf

Competition No.: 2021-L1G
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call / Seasonal
Salary: $29.40 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 3/22/21 11:59 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Our Golf Division, within Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department, is looking for auxiliary staff to work at one of the four Burnaby operated golf courses. This position works seasonally starting in early spring through to early fall. Candidates will work approximately 25 hours per week with shifts starting as early as 5:00 AM. Travel between golf courses may be required. This is an opportunity for individuals to work and learn with a progressive turf-care team. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not restricted to:

  • Maintaining turfgrass on greens, tees, fairways, rough, and practice areas
  • Sand trap maintenance
  • Golf course set up
  • Sodding
  • Fertilizing
  • Aerating
  • Trimming and pruning
  • Irrigation and drainage maintenance and installation
  • Landscape construction and maintenance
  • General labour duties
  • Performing related duties as required.          

The ideal candidate will be an individual who possesses a desire to learn, and is highly motivated. Candidates with related landscape labouring experience, knowledge and skills in the methods, techniques, materials, tools, and equipment used landscaping work, preferably in golf course turf/grass maintenance would be an asset. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions are required. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5, is required.

Please apply online at  This posting will remain open until all positions are filled. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

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

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.


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