The Groundskeeper is responsible for ensuring a safe, clean and groomed trail system, road, and walkways for visitors to the park, as well as maintaining the grounds in general and communicating concerns to ensure maintenance is established.
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Maintains a clean, safe and groomed trail system, road and walkways for all Wanuskewin visitors by consistently completing daily tasks.
• Clean and groom each area of the grounds, and ensure they are free of waste and hazards.
• Provides notification to management of any safety concerns or hazards.
• Advises management of supply needs in advance to ensure inventory is kept at reasonable levels.
• Properly uses equipment in a safe, proper, and responsible manner.
• Participates in safety meetings and the development of safety policies.
• Conducts light maintenance duties to equipment and assets to ensure longevity
• Provides notification to management of any potential equipment/asset breakdowns.
• Assistance in recommending innovative solutions to resource challenges.
• Compliance with federal and provincial laws, regulations, policies and legislation.
• Safety compliance internally and externally with visitors and guests
• Compliance with WHP policy and procedure manual.
• Aid in the application of the resource management plan.
• Mowing and trimming vegetation for trail maintenance and invasive species management.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in this field, with the ability to operate and maintain a variety of equipment.
• Combination experience maybe considered.
• Certifications for safety, equipment WHMIS, First Aid and CPR would be considered an asset.
• Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license and CPIC.
• Involves physical labour and must have the physically ability to lift fifty to handle the duties.
• Skill of using a skid steer, skid steer operating license, and knowledge of chemicals is considered an asset.
• Experience using a chainsaw would be considered an asset.
Demonstrates a commitment to safety in the workplace, including in one’s own work, that of the team and that of the entire organization. Most of the work is completed outside, being prepared and dressed appropriately to work in the elements.