25 May

Grounds Operator Jobs Vacancy in Macdonald Island Park Fort McMurray

Position
Grounds Operator
Company
Macdonald Island Park
Location
Fort McMurray AB
Opening
25 May, 2018 30+ days ago

Macdonald Island Park Fort McMurray urgently required following position for Grounds Operator. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Grounds Operator Jobs Vacancy in Macdonald Island Park Fort McMurray Jobs Details:

Overview

SCOPE:
The Grounds Operator (Level 1) performs daily routine maintenance tasks that help to provide well maintained grounds to our patrons. Under direction of the Supervisor, Grounds Maintenance, this position is responsible for looking after the grounds by routine mowing, watering, fertilizing, garbage pick-up, tree planting, general planting as well as other parking lot, sport fields and walking trail duties. All equipment used is specialized and proper training is given in order to operate.

Position Type: 1 Seasonal Position Available (25 to 35 hours a week)

Anticipated Start Date: May 21, 2018

Anticipated End Date: On or before October 30, 2018

Pay Rate: $22.74/hour

The collective agreement can be viewed by visiting:
http://alberta.cupe.ca/files/2014/06/L1505rrcwoodbuffalo.pdf

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain sport fields, walking trails and grass areas around the facility
Operates line trimmer, fly mower, blower, push mower and pruning tools
Prunes over hanging branches, and removes fallen trees
Assist in maintaining mulch beds, by replacing, turning mulch as needed
Assists Horticulturist in planting and maintaining annual flower beds
Assists supervisor as needed in areas such as planting, tree removal, watering etc.
Assist in performing all maintenance tasks associated with artificial turf fields
Assist in removal and application of field paint on artificial turf fields
Keeps all entrances clean of debris
Ensure various waste receptacles around the facility are kept emptied & clean
Plays a vital role in the setup for the wide array of events hosted on the island
Field cover installation & removal
Fencing
Reports any mechanical, electrical and hydraulic problems to mechanic and supervisor
Responsible for cleaning and maintaining storage area, wash bay, equipment storage areas, fuel storage, fertilizer shed, and staff locker and lunchroom
Other duties as assigned.
SAFETY

All employees are responsible and accountable for Regional Recreation Corporation’s health and safety policy. All employees at every level should be familiar with the requirements of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety legislation as it relates to their work processes.

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies. These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Completion of high school
RFP Parks & Sports field Operator Level 1 or equivalent
Valid Class 5 Drivers License
Completion of Beacon Athletics Groundskeeper University

Essential Skills and Experience:
Should possess a high level of enthusiasm, be self- motivated and able to work independently
Ability to obtain training certificates needed to perform duties safely
Must be capable of performing demanding physical work
Knowledge of the tools, landscape equipment
Ability to safely operate trucks and motorized equipment.
Experience with operating gas and diesel engines
Must be able to follow oral and written directions

Desirable Skills and Experience:
12 Months of Landscaping or equivalent experience
WHMIS, First Aid/CPR/AED Certification is preferred
Knowledge or background in horticulture, agriculture or turf

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS &WORKING CONDITIONS:
Performs physical work, lifts up to 50 pounds. Frequently, and performs activities such as bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and grasping throughout shift.
Must have the manual dexterity to grab, grip, hold, pour, tear, cut, sort and reach.
Must be able to work in and tolerate extreme temperatures.
Must be able to work, holidays and weekends.
This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region. Access to reliable transportation is necessary.


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