Groundskeeper

The Grounds Person position is for an individual who is passionate for the environment with a strong desire to perform outdoor work.  Work shifts allow those to pursue outdoor recreation, while still maintaining the very diverse, physically challenging, and learning atmosphere the Grounds Dept. offers.
 
 
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Landscaping and upkeep of Grounds and exterior surroundings
  • Snow removal – mechanical and physical
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the Hotel health and safety program
  • Compliance with all Environmental policies and programs
  • Daily vehicle/equipment operation & maintenance checks
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the hotel health and safety program
  • Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
  • Mandatory valid Ontario driver’s license
  • Drivers abstract certifying clean driving record
  • Previous landscaping and Grounds maintenance experience with strong environmental practices
  • Previous skid-steer operating experience, winter and summer seasons
  • Displays initiative and productivity
  • Must comply with our grooming policies
  • Must possess safe work habits with an awareness of safe work procedures regarding hazardous products, chemicals, tools, and equipment
  • Current WHIMIS certification is an asset
  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR is an asset
  • Proper safety foot wear is mandatory, must possess steel toe work boots
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Strong ability to work within and contribute to a team effort
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
  • Ability to move heavy objects
  • Lifting and Carrying 44-66 lbs
  • Pushing and Pulling 75 lbs
  • Bending, kneeling and repetitive tasks/movements
Working in variety of weather conditions, with temperature ranges of -30C to