Term: 4 months
The Groundsperson performs specific landscape maintenance duties within assigned areas, contributing towards providing a safe and accessible, esthetically pleasing, functionally-enriched and well-maintained campus environment through service excellence.
There are two positions available.
Follows set schedule and performs work within assigned areas, including but not limited to:
Cutting grass with a self-propelled commercial mower
Preparing flower beds for planting, including operating a rototiller, digging, raking and leaf collection
Weeding, mulching and raking
Light pruning and clipping of shrubs and bushes
Assist with laying sod, transplanting trees and bushes and the installation of hard and soft landscaping
Collecting, handling and disposing of appropriately segregated waste and recycle streams
Trash and litter pick-up around grounds
Appropriately uses powered and non-powered equipment and tools
Follows training provided and instructions received from Group Leader/Supervisory staff concerning occupational health and environmental safety
Maintenance duties may vary depending on assignment of campus area and planned campus activities
Health and Safety
In consideration of the University’s commitment to the safety and well-being of all faculty, support staff, students, and visitors, responsible for ensuring University facilities and departmental activities are compliant with all applicable legislation, regulations, codes and standards related to facilities operations as well as occupational health and environmental safety.
Use of workplace materials and powered/non-powered equipment and tools such as, trimmers, mowers, blowers and hand tools
Demonstrated ability to write and read procedures, guidelines, instructions and labels