Groundskeeper - Selkirk College

Groundskeeper - Selkirk College
Posted 6 days ago
$32.41 per hour
On Call

Job Description

This position provides grounds keeping and general maintenance services to the College at the Castlegar campus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining lawns, shrubs, trees, flower beds and planters
  • Landscaping and irrigation
  • Maintaining and clearing walkways, roads and parking lots
  • Servicing and repairing grounds equipment
  • Repairing and maintaining sprinkler systems

Performs general maintenance services including:

  • Assist Maintenance trades people as required
  • Complete maintenance and minor repairs to assigned tools and equipment
  • Setting up and taking down furniture/equipment for special events and functions
  • Minor “handyperson” repairs
  • Assembling furniture
  • Picking up and delivering of freight
  • Cleaning maintenance vehicles
  • Must be able to work in both Castlegar and Nelson campuses
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must be able to work with others in a team environment

Education and Experience

  • High School Graduation
  • Valid BC Driver’s license
  • WHMIS Certificate
  • Groundskeeping training or a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in this area
  • Must have education or equivalent experience with plant and tree maintenance
  • Must have a valid forklift operating certificate
  • Must have training and experience operating a chainsaw
  • Experience in operating a zero-turn commercial mower

This is an on-call position commencing approximately May 26, 2024. Salary will be Pay Grade 8, $32.41 per hour in accordance with the Selkirk College PPWC Collective Agreemen

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