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Year Round Groundskeeper

Job Number: EXP2018

Permanent   |  Calgary, Alberta   |  Posted on Jun 14, 2018 ← Back

LOCATION:              Country Estate 20 minutes West of Calgary 

REPORTING TO:      Estate Manager 


We are looking for a permanent, full-time year round Groundskeeper for a private residence. The Groundskeeper’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure adherence to holistic and sustainable practices;
  • Provide landscaping services including turf maintenance, gardening, deadwood management, natural resource management, etc.;
  • Oversee activities of contractors and approve contractor invoices;
  • Prepare and manage groundskeeping budget;
  • Coordinate pest management activity with the use of no pesticides;
  • Coordinate weed management activity with the use of no herbicides;
  • Provide pickup and delivery services;
  • Coordinate maintenance of vehicles and equipment;
  • Maintain the database to track all maintenance of vehicles and equipment;
  • Purchase groundskeeping supplies;
  • Design landscaping projects;
  • Create and maintain plant and tool inventory;
  • Maintain and repair irrigation system;
  • Provide snow removal services;
  • Operate and maintain greenhouse;
  • Maintain clean grounds, shop and storage;
  • Maintain constructive relationships with coworkers; and
  • All other duties as assigned by the Estate Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS: The Groundskeeper must have:

  • The ability to communicate, adapt to change and provide effective solutions to practical issues, while working closely with other team members and contractors, will be key to success in this position.
  • Horticulture & groundskeeping experience;
  • Design experience is considered an asset;
  • Prior experience developing budgets;
  • Ability to operate a bobcat, tractor, truck trailer, mower and other small equipment;
  • Prior experience in landscaping and how to complete landscaping drawings, snow removal, maintaining vehicles and equipment, maintaining and repairing irrigations systems, and how to operate a greenhouse;
  • Cleaning skills;
  • Positive can-do attitude is essential.

Job summary


Management Services Firm

Job Type



Calgary, Alberta

Start Date

Jul 01, 2018

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