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  • Full Time
  • Job Posted on Board: 1 month ago
  • Feb 28, 2018
Company:
down to earth
Industry:
Skilled Labour
Pay Rate:
15-18 hr
No. of Jobs:
4
Job Post Date:
2018-01-10

 

Reports to: Maintenance1 and Foreman

 

Summary:

 

The Grounds Maintenance 2 is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to complete grounds maintenance service contracts. The grounds maintenance laborer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

 

Core Capabilities:

 

§  Customer and quality focus

§  Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

§  Team work

§  Excellent problem solving abilities

§  Responsibility and dependability

§  Ethics and integrity

 

Job Duties:

 

§  Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM

§  Cut grass, trim edges, clean up refuse, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas and perform other lawn care duties as directed by foreman

§  Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist with the construction of landscape gardens and related areas

§  Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters, chain saws, and snow blowers

§  Conduct daily inspections and maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment

§  Assist foreman in other work-related duties including construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance

§  Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

§  Comply with all company policies and regulations

§  Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations

§  Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

 

 

 

Qualifications:

Requirements:

 

§  High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

§  Minimum one year experience in the landscape/construction industry

§  Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner

§  Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete simple reports, report progress to foreman

§  Time management skills

§  Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices

§  Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team

§  Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks

§  Valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Work Conditions:

 

§  Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials

§  Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift

§  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

§  Requires good manual dexterity

§  Excellent stamina is required

§  Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis

§  Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold

§  Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work

Apply By Email:
info@downtoearthgardens.ca