Sasquatch Provincial Park Grounds & Maintenance Person

Title: Park Grounds & Maintenance

Reports to: Park Manager

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

Park Grounds/Maintenance workers are responsible for maintaining the parkland areas with the primary focus being on landscaping and maintenance activities.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with all Sea to Sky Park Services policies and procedures
  • Carry out facility maintenance in accordance with the quality control plan to ensure park facilities are maintained to park standards – ensuring a safe, clean and sanitary environment in all Operating Areas.
  • The safe use of all required machinery and equipment
  • The identification of and minor maintenance of all equipment utilized (i.e. lawn mower, leaf blower, etc.)
  • Landscaping duties throughout the parkland areas include; pruning, leaf blowing, lawnmowing, weeding, bucking and limbing
  • Painting and staining
  • Minor carpentry, plumbing and general repairs
  • Maintain a high level of communication between co-workers and the Park Manager.
  • Maintain a safe and positive work environment
  • Monitor what’s going on in the park and respond appropriately
  • Provide information to park visitors and ensure they have the best experience possible
  • Other related duties as required

 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Previous landscaping and/or maintenance experience required
  • Experience with a variety of landscaping equipment
  • Good public relations and guest service skills required
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish good working relationships with managers, supervisors and co-workers
  • Previous experience working in an outdoor environment and the ability to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a high-volume environment
  • Resourceful and able to work independently in remote locations
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Must be able to walk up to 5km per day
  • Continuous bending, lifting, carrying of materials
  • Standing up to 8 or more hours per day
  • Pushing and pulling equipment such as lawnmowers etc.

 

Qualifications:

  • WHMIS / Occupational Safety knowledge or certification
  • Chainsaw Operator Certificate (course available through Sea to Sky Parks)
  • Valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 (course available through Sea to Sky Parks)
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Valid BC Driver’s License & Abstract required (work truck is provided during shift)

 

Terms, Conditions & Perks

Seasonal hourly paid position

Uniform Provided

Must be willing to work weekends, evenings and holidays as required – hours of work will vary throughout the season

Own vehicle is required to travel to and from the park

Staff that complete a full summer season for Sea to Sky Parks are eligible to receive a full season pass from our parent company Mt Seymour Resorts the following winter worth $800. Ski and ride all season long and take advantage of reciprocal deals with other mountain partners such as Sasquatch and Manning Park to name but a few. Terms & Conditions apply.

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter to ckirkham@mtseymour.ca indicating that you are applying for the Grounds & Maintenance position at Sasquatch Provincial Park – please monitor all your email inboxes in case our response goes to junk mail.