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*Company:

Sparkling Hill Resort

Job Title:

Landscaping Worker
Date Posted:
2018-04-10
Accommodations?:
Yes
City:
  Vernon
Work Permit?:
  Yes
Province:
  BC
Bonuses?:
  No
Industry:
  Tourism
Pay Rate:
  TBD
Category:
  Accommodation
Competition Start Date:
  2018-04-10
Job Level:
  Non-management
Competition Close Date:
  2018-05-10
Length:
  Full Time      
       
       
Join the maintenance team at Sparkling Hill Resort! We are seeking a Landscaping Worker who has a strong work ethic and a positive attitude for full time shifts including weekends. Learn more about us at www.sparklinghill.com.

Duties would include:

- Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, bob cats, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws.
- Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers.
- Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt in those areas.
- Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.
- Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.
- Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
- Gather and remove litter.
- Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures, such as buildings, greenhouses, fences, or benches, using hand or power tools.
- Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
- Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features.
- Other general maintenance duties as requested

Requirements:

- Operate and control vehicles and power equipment
- Must have a valid BC driver’s license
- Previous experience in landscape work preferred
- Be able to work in a variety of weather conditions (high heat, snow, rain etc)
- Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
- Client service and public interaction skills
- Time management skills
- Ability to work in team environment and independently with minimum supervision
- Collaborative in dealing with guests and fellow employees
- Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current
- Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers
- Make suggestions for improvement
- Receptive to change- can adapt to changing circumstances
- Ability to lift and manipulate objects of up to 80 lbs. for 50 feet is required

We offer a competitive wage and eligible employees may participate in our Extended Health & Dental benefits coverage.

Qualified applicants may submit a detailed resume and cover letter to Mr. Wolfgang Hoppichler, Maintenance Manager at wolfgang.hoppichler@sparklinghill.com. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Staff accommodation is available on site in double rooms for full time Sparkling Hill employees, working 40 hours per week.