Job Posting 99626

Grounds and Facility Maintenance
Samaritan's Purse - Canada
Calgary area
20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB
closes in 65 days (Tue, 30 Apr)
part time - temporary / contract

Are you a student, freelancer, seasonal or part-time worker, or retired individual looking for a casual work? Do you find joy in the finer details, ensuring everything around you is in perfect condition? Samaritan’s Purse Canada is on the lookout for a diligent individual to join our Operations team as a Grounds & Facility Maintenance person.

 

Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian international relief organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.  Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

 

As the Grounds and Facility Maintenance role, you will be tasked with ensuring meticulous upkeep and enhancement of our facilities through regular maintenance, and thoughtful landscaping and snow removal. As an integral member of the Operations department, this role will help Samaritan’s Purse Canada carry out its mission and objectives through participation in daily prayer ministry. The successful candidate will fulfill a casual one-year contract position in the Calgary head office.

                             

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs lawn care tasks such as mowing, edging, and debris removal
  • Undertakes planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, flowers, and bulbs, including weeding, pruning, trimming, and fertilizing as needed
  • Utilizes hand tools, power tools, and other necessary equipment to complete job tasks
  • Operates power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, aerators, sweepers, etc.
  • Moves and transports materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies and manual lifting
  • Wears appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Communicates with customers in a polite and courteous manner
  • Contributes on diverse maintenance responsibilities, including meeting space setups and preparing surfaces for painting

 

Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants should be committed to Christian values and precepts and be in agreement with the Samaritan’s Purse Statement of Faith
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Competent in the use of power tools (lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, etc.)
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various softscape practices
  • Physically fit with strong stamina
  • Committed to follow safe working procedures
  • Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Experience in landscaping maintenance and plant care, an asset

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registration:

  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License
  • CPR and First Aid Training is an asset.

 

Contact Information:

To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume together with a cover letter detailing your passion for Christian ministry employment to:

 

Attention:  Human Resources
20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB T3J 5H5
Email:

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is selected

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