Groundskeeper Specialist - #110822

Traine Construction & Development Ltd.

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Kelowna, BC
Contract type: Full time

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Groundskeeper to join our exciting organization!

The Groundskeeper will be required to plan and perform tasks involving property caretaking and landscaping; orchard work, and tool and equipment maintenance. They must be self-motivated, organized, and responsible. Responsibilities will include lawncare, landscaping, painting, irrigation repairs, light mechanical maintenance, and ensuring all equipment is ready for use. This position requires the ability to operate and maintain various power tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Grounds maintenance, including mowing lawns, snow removal, weed removal, pruning, and shrub maintenance
  • Maintain and manage the maintenance schedule and preventative maintenance plan for all of the property's Groundskeeping equipment
  • Light duty mechanics (tractor, farm vehicle, lawnmower, weed trimmer maintenance)
  • Orchard seeding, transplanting, and pruning
  • Maintain/service/program all irrigation systems on property
  • Schedule and plan for landscape maintenance, lawn maintenance, and tree maintenance
  • Pool and hot tub maintenance and cleaning
  • Monitor, maintain, and clean up of yard and shop
  • Maintain, prepare, fuel up, and winterize recreational vehicles
  • Paint, stain, and clean exterior of all buildings
  • Must continue to maintain a current first aid certification
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Previous experience in landscaping required
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safety lifting and handling procedures
  • Knowledge of first aid and CPR preferred (OFA1 or OFA2 in BC)
  • Certified in the use of: Skid-Steer (Bobcat), and Tractor preferred
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner (large mowers/tractor)
  • Must possess a valid Driver's license and be comfortable towing trailers
  • Knowledge of appropriate materials, methods, and the tools required in various landscaping/construction processes needed to do a job
  • Strong working mechanical knowledge of machines and tools including their uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk, and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labour under adverse field conditions
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule
  • Able to email/text and communicate effectively using electronic methods
  • Physical ability to lift 75-pounds repeatedly throughout the day
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors

By joining our team, you'll find yourself working amongst a group of friendly, team-oriented individuals who strive to deliver exceptional results.

Work somewhere awesome – apply now!

Hourly Rate: $22-28/hour

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