Groundskeeper II

Website BC Housing

Job Description:

Provides general groundskeeping, landscape maintenance and gardening of Commission-owned properties, including those operated by non-profit housing providers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prunes shrubs, trees and ground covers;
  • Install and repair lawns and lawn maintenance equipment (e.g. sod, in ground sprinklers, etc.);
  • Performs a variety of tasks encompassing most elements of landscape maintenance, groundskeeping and gardening;
  • Operate landscaping vehicles and maintenance equipment as qualified;
  • Required to utilize tact and diplomacy in possible tenant interaction. Refers tenants to other staff where appropriate. In some occasions may be required to exercise interpersonal and conflict resolution skills when dealing with the resident population.
  • Operates and does minor maintenance on mowers, edgers, trimmers and sweepers such as sharpening blades and uses various equipment and tools as required in the performance of their role;
  • Keeps walks, driveways and entrances clean, minor patch repair to asphalt, snow and ice removal and application of ice melt products as required;
  • Carries out planting, cultivation, mowing, edging, weeding, and applies lime to lawns;
  • Maintains outdoor storm drains and sewers;
  • Operates various Employer’s vehicles as qualified including trailers to load, unload and deliver supplies and equipment and/or Employer’s assets;
  • Constructs and repairs various landscape and fencing projects (e.g. retaining walls, patio boxes, etc.);

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company: BC Housing

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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