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Job Number:  41541
Groundskeeper II
Job Posted: Thursday, 1 February 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 3 March 2018
(in 10 days)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Metro Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Groundskeeper II

Job ID: 2639 (Up to 2 positions available)

(Seasonal: Short Term/Full Time)

Metro Vancouver, BC

 

 


POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides general groundskeeping, landscape maintenance and gardening of Commission’s properties.

 

JOB DUTIES AND TASKS:

Performs groundskeeping, landscape maintenance and gardening duties

  • Performs a variety of tasks encompassing most elements of landscape maintenance, groundskeeping and gardening;
  • Carries out planting, cultivation, mowing, edging, weeding, and applies lime to lawns;
  • Prunes shrubs; trees and ground covers;
  • Keeps walks, driveways and entrances clean, minor patch repair to asphalt;
  • Operates and does minor maintenance on mowers, edgers, trimmers and sweepers such as sharpening blades;
  • Operates employer’s vehicle including trailers to load, unload and deliver supplies and equipment and/or employer’s assets;
  • Maintains outdoor storm drains and sewers;
  • Constructs and repairs various landscape and fencing projects e.g. retaining walls, patio boxes, etc.;
  • Install and repair lawns and lawn maintenance equipment e.g. sod, in ground sprinklers, etc.;
  • Operate landscaping vehicles and maintenance equipment e.g. bobcat, garden tractor, pressure washer, etc.;
  • May be required to utilize tact and diplomacy in possible tenant interaction where complex health and social issues may be present. Refers tenants to other staff where appropriate.

 

Please Note: 

  • Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check   
  • A valid Class 5 driver's license and satisfactory driving record required  
  • An Eligibility List may be established 

 

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The benefits of joining a Top Employer!

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

 

All of our employees are rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and a host of great benefits. We’re also a social and inclusive team that supports our people through ongoing training and learning opportunities. We genuinely appreciate the amazing effort our people bring to each and every day and so we have Rewards and Recognition programs that celebrate great effort, long service, environmental awareness, good ideas and positive change.

 

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

 

To be considered for this competition, please submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they you meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. 

 

When applying, please submit your cover letter and application as one single document as a word or pdf file only.

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please visit www.bchousing.org/careers to view the job description and to apply for the job.

Kindly note: we cannot accept resumes/cover letter by any other means but by our online application system, this ensure privacy and timeliness of the applicants.
Contact Details:
BC Housing
www:   www.bchousing.org


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