GROUNDS LABOURER

Posted on April 5, 2019. Region: Cochrane, AB

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The incumbent will be responsible for the exterior maintenance of approximately ten acres of land. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Ensure adherence to holistic and sustainable practices;
• Maintain lawn including mow, trimming, lay sod (if needed) and fertilizing;
• Help with pest and weed management with the use of no pesticide and herbicides;
• Operate the following machinery: ride on lawn mowers, push mowers, trimmers and blowers, truck and trailer;
• Service, maintain and trouble shoot mechanical equipment;
• Maintain water features;
• Assist with irrigation system;
• Assist with planting of annuals and perennials;
• Snow and ice removal from walkways and driveways (if needed);
• Care for ornamental and native trees;
• Plant trees and shrubs;
• Remove trees, haul away logs and split wood;
• Weeding all gardens and areas needed;
• Amending soil when needed;
• Watering pots, urns and gardens as directed;
• Detail vehicles and equipment;
• Maintain a clean environment in the shop and kitchen area;
• Decorate for seasons;
• Maintain constructive relationships with coworkers; and
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To meet the challenges of this role, the incumbent will have experience in a similar position. The candidate must be energetic, able to work well under minimal supervision, and have a positive can-do attitude. Other requirements include:
• Ability to lift 80 lbs;
• Provide own transportation;
• Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license;
• Ability to walk for 8 hours, bend, and perform repetitive motions;
• Must be adaptable, flexible, and function effectively in a team environment;
• Great communication skills both verbally and written;
• Irrigation and mechanical knowledge would be considered an asset;
• Possess a strong work ethic;
• Occasional weekend and holiday shifts will be required;

Location:

Southwest of Cochrane
Calgary, AB

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Kellie Cartwright
Phone: (403) 618-7743
Email: [email protected]

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