Groundskeeper

The Salvation Army, Community Services (Calgary) - Calgary, AB (5 months ago)

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Here's what we have to offer you:

  • Rewarding work where you know you are making a difference in the lives of people
  • Being part of a faith-focused organization recognized worldwide and where living out our mission and core values is paramount
  • Benefits: health and dental benefits, employer RRSP contributions (matching not required), time off allowance, Employee Assistance Program.

Here's how you will contribute to the program:

  • Ensuring the general upkeep of the external property in all seasons by providing snow and ice removal, mowing lawns, raking and weeding, shrub and tree pruning, watering lawns, and cleaning sidewalks
  • Safely operating hand-held equipment and tools used in maintaining the grounds and for the purpose of mowing lawn, snow removal, cleaning parking lots/sidewalks
  • Collection and disposal of refuse and debris
  • Cleaning outside windows
  • Cleaning of eaves on all buildings at site
  • Maintenance of the exterior of the buildings, i.e. free of debris, leaves, graffiti
  • Organizing and maintaining supplies required such as fuel, oil, soil, fertilizers, and weed control products

What you need to get an interview:

  • Completed High School Certificate
  • Prior Groundskeeper/Landscaper experience (experience operating and maintaining related equipment is an asset)
  • Satisfactory Police Security Clearance Check and Child Intervention Check
  • Standard First-Aid/Level A or C CPR certificate (may be obtained within 2 months of hire)
  • Be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Ability to work various shifts, that vary with the weather and programing needs, including weekends
  • Desire to support the Mission of The Salvation Army

Regular Full time - 40 hours per week (Schedule will vary based on weather conditions and programming needs; will include evenings and weekends)

View our website to learn more about this and other programs we offer: www.salvationarmycalgary.org/residential.html

Please include competition number MRS021219 in the subject line of your application

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.**

Job Type: Full-time