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Position: Groundskeeper

Province/State: HuntsvilleCity: Ontario
Street: N/AEmployment Type: Seasonal
Salary: $10.25/HrSchedule: May 1, 2014 thru September 1, 2014
Function Note:
Position Summary
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the Resort-owned and condominium ground gardens  in a safe and clean condition.
Duties & Responsibilities
* Assists in design, planting, weeding and maintenance of all Resort flower beds
*Removes refuse from guest and common areas
* Inspects all areas of grounds to be sure no hazards exist
* Assists other members of the grounds department when necessary
* Maintains equipment and work records on computer files
* Maintains and performs simple repairs to equipment ie. gasoline-powered hand tools, riding mowers, irrigation systems
* Other duties as required

Requirement Note:
Skills, Abilities & Attributes
* Guest oriented with a sincere, helpful, caring and friendly personality
* Able to work well with others
* Able to take initiative within given guidelines
* Pays precise attention to detail, order and cleanliness
* Has exceptional energy, flexibility and professionalism
* Enjoys offering exceptional service and meeting the needs of others
* Has effective communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
* Able to adapt in a fast pace, constant changing environment within a dynamic work schedule
* Is passionate about maintaining the quality and cleanliness of the grounds
* Able to take direction well
* Able to convey information and ideas clearly.
* Able to multitask and evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
* Has demonstrated ability in identifying difficulties and making recommendations for problem solving and efficiency
* Maintains composure and objectivity under pressure
* Works weekends as required, long hours sometimes required
* Able to do very heavy work – exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
* Enjoys working outdoors in all weather conditions
Education & Experience
* Valid class G (minimum) driver’s license mandatory, with clean driving record
* Two years experience in grounds maintenance, horticulture, irrigation & landscaping required
* Tractor, front-end loader, skidsteer, lawnmower experience an asset
* Knowledge of annuals, biennials and perennials and maintenance of flower beds required