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Chris 
 Chris Boechler - Mechanic

How long have you worked for the City? Two years.
What does your job entail? Maintaining and outfitting City work vehicles, including Police and Fire vehicles.
What do you like most about your job? The variety of work, and the challenges that each job brings.
What advice would you give to someone considering a career in Parks and Public Works? Go in with an open mind, and determine where your skill set could be best utilized.

 Barb King - General Labourer
Barb 

How long have you worked for the City?
Four years.
What does your job entail?
I take on various labour tasks for a variety of divisions.
What do you like most about your job?
The diversity of duties and being able to learn a wide range of skills.
What advice would you give to someone considering a career in Parks and Public Works?
Go in with an open mind and a “can do” attitude with the ability to be adaptable. Be willing to expand and continue to hone your skills.

 Shelia
 Sheila Alwell - Operations Assistant

How long have you worked for the City? Four years.
What does your job entail? Providing reception duties to the Operations Department, including directing calls regarding infrastructure, roads, parks, environment and waste management.
What do you like most about your job? I enjoy the variety of tasks and the busy atmosphere, the connection with residents and the people I work with!

 Tyler Wahl - Horticulture Assistant
 Tyler How long have you worked for the City? Three years.
What does your job entail? Maintaining plants, garden beds, and landscaping in parks and on City property.
What do you like most about your job? Working outdoors with plants across the City.
What advice would you give to someone considering a career in Parks and Public Works? Be prepared to work in a variety of conditions.
Jeff 
 Jeff Lombardo - Roads & Drainage Supervisor

How long have you worked for the City? 16 years.
What does your job entail? Ensuring our roadways and sidewalks are safe for motorists and pedestrians. Maintaining drainage control throughout the city to prevent flooding. Responding to emergency situations.
What do you like most about your job? Everyday is different with the tasks and situation that arise. Providing solutions to the City and its stakeholders.

 Cayde Scott - Civil Construction Labourer
 Cayde How long have you worked for the City?
Three and a half years.
What does your job entail?
Installing and repairing storm and sewer mains, playground construction, repairing concrete and asphalt, and installing crosswalks.
What do you like most about your job?
Every day is different. Plans can quickly change from what you thought you would be doing when you come to work.
What advice would you give to someone considering a career in Parks and Public Works?
Be able to adapt to different working situations.
Derek 
 Derek “Smokey” Phillips - Utilities Maintenance Worker

How long have you worked for the City? Four and a half years.
What does your job entail? The variety in the work. No two days are the same, from snow to sewers, grass to glass. Every day brings a new challenge.
What advice would you give to someone considering a career in Parks and Public Works? Make sure you have good rain gear. Municipal work is diversified, exciting and challenging. Find your niche and strive to be the best you can be.

 Holger Qualitz - Operation Maintenance Worker
Holger  How long have you worked for the City?
10 years.
What does your job entail?
Repairing and maintaining City roads and walkways, dealing with snow, ice, and vegetation control, traffic sign maintenance, and drainage issues.
What do you like most about your job?
The variety of work, and the people I work with.
Last updated: 09/05/2017 1:39:13 PM