GROUNDS LABOURER

Posted on March 3, 2020. Region: Cochrane, AB

JOB DESCRIPTION
SUMMER GROUNDS LABOURER (PART-TIME)
LOCATION: Property 20 minutes West of Calgary
REPORTING TO: Groundskeepers
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The incumbent will be responsible for the exterior maintenance of approximately ten acres of land, both manicured and unmanicured. 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; and
• Occasional weekend and holiday shifts will be required

Location:


Cochrane, AB

Job type: Seasonal

Contact Information

Kellie Cartwright
Phone: 4036187743
Email: grounds3333@gmail.com

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