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Job Number: 96650

Permanent   |  Vancouver, British Columbia   |  Posted on Feb 09, 2018 ← Back

  • Join one of BC's Top Employers
  • Multiple opportunities available in the Lower Mainland 
  • Use your passion for landscaping/gardening to help improve the lives of others

Build a career with one of BC's Top Employers! 

BC Housing is a trusted leader and partner in providing housing solutions for British Columbians. Through safe, affordable and quality housing, we truly make a positive difference in people’s lives and communities.

We have an exciting opportunity for multiple Groundskeepers to play a pivotal role in the delivery of affordable housing in the Lower Mainland. This is a short-term seasonal role from February to November 2018.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and working in teams of two to four people, you'll provide general groundskeeping, landscape maintenance and gardening at social housing properties. You'll work at various locations across the Lower Mainland, including Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey. 

Primary duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Planting, mowing, edging, weeding and lawn care 
  • Pruning shrubs, trees, and ground covers
  • Keeping sidewalks, driveways and entrances clean, as well as minor patch repair to asphalt
  • Operating and completing minor maintenance on mowers, edgers, trimmers and sweepers (such as sharpening blades)
  • Operating a Company vehicle, including trailers to load, unload and deliver supplies and equipment
  • Maintaining outdoor storm drains and sewers
  • Constructing and repairing various landscape and fencing projects (retaining walls, patio boxes, etc.) 
  • Installing and repairing lawns and lawn maintenance equipment (sod, in ground sprinklers, etc.)
  • Operating landscaping vehicles and maintenance equipment (bobcat, garden tractor, pressure washer, etc.)

This role is perfectly suited to someone who has previous experience with landscaping and gardening, and who takes pride in being well-organized, detail-oriented and dependable. You must also be capable of safely operating and maintaining new landscaping machinery and equipment.

Due to the nature of this role, a valid class 5 driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required. 

The benefits of joining a Top Employer! 

All of our employees are rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and a host of great benefits. We're also a social and inclusive team that supports our people through on-going training and learning opportunities. We genuinely appreciate the amazing effort that our people go to each and every day and so we have Rewards and Recognition programs that recognize great effort, long service, environmental awareness, good ideas, and positive change. 

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today! For full details and to apply, please visit http://jobs.applyfirst.ca/jobs/96650


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Vancouver, British Columbia

Start Date

Feb 28, 2018

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