Groundskeeper II

Camosun College - Victoria, BC (13 months ago)

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Under the supervision and direction of the Groundskeeper III, performs maintenance and grounds tasks on all College campuses including operation of irrigation systems and application of pesticides.


  • Performs the duties of a Groundskeeper I and, in addition:
  • Operates and maintains grounds irrigation systems including changing heads, repairing lines, cleaning, winterizing and charging systems;
  • Drives College truck for picking up supplies, trailering equipment to work site, dumping of waste materials, etc.;
  • Applies pesticides ensuring safety of self and others;
  • Instructs Groundskeeper I's on performance of duties and performs limited supervisory duties in absence of Groundskeeper III;
  • Performs emergency mechanical repair work in case of breakdown of grounds equipment;
  • Performs routine mechanical maintenance such as greasing, oiling, plugs and filters, complex repairs will be referred to qualified mechanic;
  • Performs tune ups on gas operated equipment;
  • Assists Groundskeeper III in compiling purchase orders by advising on supplies or equipment required;
  • Contacts contractors and suppliers as necessary to order parts and obtain estimates as directed;
  • Performs lawn maintenance: cutting, fertilizing, aeration;
  • Performs landscaping: pruning, planting, design;
  • Performs parking lot/pathway maintenance: sweeping, snow removal;
  • Performs other related duties similar in scope and complexity.


Relevant short courses equivalent to a Level I Practical Horticulture certificate. Two years of related work experience. Must have a valid B.C. driver's license. Must be in good physical health. Must have the ability to operate all equipment pertaining to grounds maintenance, and have a sound mechanical aptitude and ability. Possession of a valid pesticide license an asset.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply; to be considered for employment, applicants must meet the qualifications of the position and be eligible to work in Canada.

Note: Eligibility to work in Canada is granted through citizenship, permanent resident status or a work permit. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to accept a permanent job offer (unless stated otherwise in the posting). If you have a valid work permit, you may be eligible for temporary work but only until your work permit expires or is renewed.

Apply online at We would like to thank everyone in advance for applying as only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Camosun College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $24.05 to $25.70 /hour


  • related work: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Pesticide Licence (Preferred)
  • BC Driver's Licence (Required)
  • Level 1 Practical Horticulture Certificate (Preferred)