Grounds Keeper

Reports to: Grounds Manager
Position Group: Facilities 
Status: Temporary June 2021 to August 2021 (8 weeks) 2 positions available

Job Summary:

If you love the great outdoors and working hard with your hands for fair compensation, then the job of groundskeeper is ideal for you. Groundskeepers maintain and improve the landscapes around buildings and facilities, making sure that the place in question always looks its best. In addition, they will keep walkways from becoming slippery during the rain, and spotting other potential dangers around the building. The health and safety of employees and guests alike is in the hands of the groundskeeper.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Clean exterior areas of buildings on our campus on a daily basis, as well as performing additional seasonal cleaning tasks.
  • Pick up and remove trash and debris from the property and dispose of it appropriately on a daily basis.
  • Maintain landscaped and garden areas by cutting grass, trimming trees and bushes, and weeding flower beds.

Required:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to communicate effectively with staff and visitors to the facility

Preferred:

  • At least one year of experience in grounds maintenance.
  • English language proficiency

Applications will be reviewed as received and interested applicants are encouraged to apply early as the position may be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected. The application deadline is Monday May 17, 2021 at noon. 

Please forward your resume and cover letter and 3 references to Bobbi Jensen at jensenb@sts.ab.ca

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School provides a welcoming environment for all employees and encourages diversity among staff and students as part of our commitment to the Alberta Human Rights Act.

*The successful candidate must supply, at their expense, a current criminal records check.

To apply for this position under the CANADA SUMMER JOBS, ELIGIBILITY IS:

  1. Must be between the ages of 17-30 at the start of the position
  2. Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  3. Have a valid social insurance number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.