Looking For : Grounds Keeper & Building Maintenance Worker Wanted

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1 Years
Fredericton, E3C 2G6
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The Maritime Forestry Complex Corporation has an opening for a Grounds Keeper & Building Maintenance.This position is Casual to Start with the opportunity of becoming Permanent.This role will include , however not limited to, troubleshooting issues related to grounds and building maintenance , proactive approach to design and development of the landscape architecture as well as other task and or special projects defined by the manager . Maintaining a high standard for the corporation’s public image must be considered when performing this role.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully , an individualmust be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.

O Inspect and repair any defects related to on site structures

O Up keep of landscape to including raking, aerating, fertilizing ,weeding gardens, pruning shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties

O Operate and maintain all site equipment including lawn mowers, tractors, grass trimmers, hedge trimmers and other landscape maintenance equipment

O Spread top soil, lay sod, plant annuals , perennials shrubs , trees, and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures

O Keep grounds looking neat and tidy appearance at all times

O Audits and inspections within the corporations site for cleanness and safety hazards

O Assist with the movement of office furniture and or equipment as required

O Basic knowledge of trees , perennials and annuals

O Snow removal is required of this role . The use of appropriatemachinery and working with snow melting substances

O Prioritize and schedule all work to meet deadlines

O Execute all work in a safe, professional manner in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety

O Other duties as required and assigned by the Maintenance Manager

Position Qualifications

O Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or deal with proactively

O Relationship Building – Ability to effectively build relationships with peers , tenants, customer and other co –workers while promoting a team environment

O Safety Awareness- Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee and visitor safety

O Communication-Ability to read and write and follow oral and written instructions

O Management Skills -Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised at times

O Decision Making –Ability to make critical decisions while following the company procedures

O Working Under Pressure – ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations

O First Aid

O Valid Class 5 Driver’slicense

Working Conditions

O Works primarily outdoors

O Lifting of fertilizer ,soil and lime

O Exposure to variable temperatures and weather conditions ,dirt, dust fumes , odors and equipment noise

O 40 hour weeks , weather permitting

Computer Skills

O Ability to use Microsoft office


Depends on Experience

Required Education

Academic High School or GED

3 to 5 years related experience in landscaping or Groundkeeper would be considered an asset.Related Experience in General Mechanics of Small Equipmentwould be considered an asset. If this sounds like the position for you please forward resume, INCLUDINGreferencesby replying to this ad.We thank all who apply.

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