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Groundskeeper

St. Andrew’s College is currently accepting applications for a full-time Groundskeeper to perform maintenance duties on school grounds throughout all seasons which includes lawn, garden, sports fields (natural and synthetic), trees and snow removal.
 
Job Duties:
  • Cutting and trimming of lawn/turf areas on a weekly basis during the growing season, clear cuttings, and other debris, as required
  • Pruning of shrubs and trees, as required to ensure safety and aesthetic appearance
  • Planting and maintenance of garden areas throughout the growing season, including planting annuals, maintaining perennials, weeding/cultivating, fertilizing, watering, and mulching, to ensure optimal selection and appearance of plantings
  • Assist in preparing for special events and parking during the event
  • Layout and dressing of sports fields for various sports
  • Ensure all roadways and walkways are cleared of ice and snow throughout the winter
  • Sports field maintenance – fertilizing, aerating, topdressing, weed control
  • Sports equipment maintenance and repair
  • Assists in the lawn, garden and snow removal equipment maintenance and repair
  • Repair and maintenance of property signage
  • Maintain or repair tools, equipment, buildings or fences
  • Duties are performed in all weather conditions
 
Skills:
  • Minimum completion of secondary school education
  • At least 2 years of experience in commercial lawn/garden, and property maintenance, including the operation of lawn/turf, garden, small engines and snow removal equipment
  • Formal horticultural training would be an asset
  • Driver’s licence required to operate motorized vehicles – with abstract
  • Operating knowledge of lawn and garden equipment (shovels, rakes, hand saws, electric trimmers, lawnmower, tractor and snow removal equipment)
 
To express interest in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@sac.on.ca by June 24, 2022, referencing the position title Groundskeeper in the subject line of your email.
 
St. Andrew’s College has long been committed to ensuring our boys learn how to engage appropriately with others in the community so that they can develop healthy, meaningful, and sustained human relationships. Our policies and programs speak to the necessity for schools to be inclusive and enact proactive approaches to interrelationships. As an employer, we model and value equity, diversity, and inclusivity. By extension, we are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation through the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at 905-727-2580.

At St. Andrew’s College we are committed to providing and maintaining a safe school environment for all. Consistent with this commitment, the school has established a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all employees and students to be vaccinated from COVID-19. Exemption to this policy is based on medical condition. In addition, employees must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment.
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St. Andrew's College
15800 Yonge Street, Aurora, ON L4G 3H7 Canada
Tel: 905-727-3178