Job description

POSITION SUMMARY: Maintains grounds and participates in ground maintenance activities. Performs minor maintenance and repairs on equipment and tools as required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs semi-skilled tasks required for the maintenance and operation of grounds, & buildings,
  • Operates and performs routine maintenance and minor repairs to various types of motor vehicles, tractors, mechanized grounds maintenance, and grass cutting equipment
  • Performs tasks required for the safe and proper operation and maintenance of property and amenities including landscaping; installation and maintenance of horticultural areas; snow removal; turf maintenance including grass cutting and trimming, sodding, seeding, topdressing, and aeration; litter, garbage and recycling pickup; preventive maintenance and minor repairs to amenities and infrastructure
  • Prepares for all types of programs, guest & private functions and sports activities, including set up and take down of equipment and furnishings
  • Rakes and edges sand bunkers by machine & by hand
  • Plants shrubs, trees, and flowers; prunes trees and shrubs by machine and by hand
  • General golf course set up involving walking around premises
  • Provides work direction to other staff, in the absence of Site Superintendent
  • Carries out duties that meet Health & Safety standards in a safe and responsible manner
  • Performs other related work as assigned

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

Your resume must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • One year of grounds maintenance experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Ability to use hand tools, mechanical equipment and make minor mechanical repairs and adjustments associated with buildings and property maintenance.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform landscaping and construction duties.
  • Knowledge of proper cleaning and grounds maintenance techniques and the ability to perform day-today duties on the property.
  • Knowledge of the handling of materials related to the duties of this position.
  • Knowledgeable in the safe and efficient operation and routine maintenance of all vehicles, equipment and specialized attachments related to the position.
  • Ability to accurately follow verbal and written instructions and sketches. * Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal courteously and confidentially with guests and principles.
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.
  • Must be physically capable of performing required duties and work in various weather conditions.
  • Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime as required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Working conditions include outdoor grounds environment and extreme temperatures (both hot and cold). May involve lifting or carrying objects of moderate weight.

Works alone and as part of a team. May be required to work alone for extended periods of time; such as when operating the grass cutting equipment. Depending on conditions, may work alone for duration of shift. Works with team member(s) when performing duties while dismounted from machines; such as: cutting trees, maintaining equipment, any manual labour done by hand.

WORK LOCATION: R.A. Properties Inc., 15760 Conc. Rd. 8, Schomberg, Ont., L0G 1T0.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract, Seasonal, Internship / Co-op
Contract length: 6 months

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Experience:

  • grounds keeper at a golf course: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location



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