Job Posting 63051

Groundskeeper II
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 15 days (Tue, 18 Aug)
full time

GROUNDSKEEPER

Job ID:  3470

SHORT-TERM / FULL-TIME

Location:  Greater Vancouver, BC

 

 

GROUNDSKEEPER

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

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

CANDIDATE PROFILE

 

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • 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 search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment  
  • Due to the nature of this role, a valid class 5 driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required
  • An Eligibility List may be established

 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

 

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

 

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

 

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

 

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

 

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.

 

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