Groundskeeper
Mount Royal University - Calgary, AB

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GROUNDSKEEPER (2 Positions)
Full Time, Limited Term to April 30, 2012
Physical Services III
Grounds Department

COMPETITION #7963DM

Reporting to the Grounds Supervisor, this position performs skilled work requiring specialized knowledge and training in all aspects of grounds maintenance such as horticulture, equipment operation, irrigation repairs and maintenance of hard landscape features. This position will:

DUTIES:

  • Perform regular maintenance of grounds; maintain turf grass areas, trees and shrubs
  • Dig, plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools
  • Perform caretaking of exterior areas including the sweeping and gathering/removal of litter
  • Remove snow and ice from sidewalks/parking lots and install/remove snow fencing
  • Operate all riding, handheld and push type equipment used in ground maintenance such as shovel, chainsaw, rake, weed eater, edgers, tractor and riding mower.
  • Provide direction and training to seasonal staff
  • Provide assistance and support to other departments as needed
  • Perform other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12 diploma along with a Journeyman Landscaping Certificate or equivalent
  • 2 – 3 years’ related experience
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license plus have an excellent driving record
  • Proven mechanical aptitude and demonstrated ability to operate large/small vehicles and equipment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment
  • Awareness of safety regulations and requirements and proven ability to work safely

SALARY: $1,660.17 semi-monthly

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Suitable Candidates Are Found

REPLY TO: MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE S.W.
CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6
f: 403.440.6629


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Mount Royal University (MRU) is a public university in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.