The groundskeeper role is an integral member of the team and ensures industry leading customer service and facilities are provided for all residents by performing a wide variety of landscaping/grounds projects at the residential complex.
Upkeep of the landscaping including, but not limited to, cutting, raking, fertilizing and watering lawns, weeding gardens, pruning shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties as directed by Community Manager.
Work in conjunction with contractors to complete various tasks and issues.
Operate and maintain all site equipment including lawn mower, weed eater, electric clippers, snow removal equipment and other landscape maintenance equipment.
Spread top soil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures.
Keep grounds looking neat and tidy.
Completion of seasonal tasks:
Summer: garbage pick up, sweep all walkways, debris removal, minor tree and shrub trimming.
Winter: garbage pick up, clear snow from City and property sidewalks and walkways on vacant units and administration buildings, apply ice melt as needed (may need to come in early, stay late or on weekend if big snowfall to be handled).
Spare hand for maintenance duties as required.
Perform maintenance which includes, but is not limited to, fence and step repair maintenance as well as other exterior site maintenance as required.
Assist with unit preparation upon turnover.
Pick up parts/supplies that are ordered by site.
Prioritize and schedule all work to meet deadlines.
Execute all work in a safe, professional manner in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.
Ensure comprehension and compliance with all Westcorp Playbook policies.
Other duties as required and assigned by the Community Manager.
Required Skills & Abilities
Two years relevant experience
Safety conscience and safety oriented
Physically fit, ability to lift, carry or move heavy items
High degree of professionalism and accountability to all stakeholders
Must be flexible and willing to change roles or responsibilities as required
Must own basic tools
Must have valid driver’s license; A vehicle for hauling is required
Security clearance required upon offer of employment
Possess sensational customer service philosophy
Highly organized, results oriented and ability to work in a multi-functional team environment
In alignment with our Westcorp Values:Integrity, Vitality, Accountability, Results, Collaboration, Learning and Innovation