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Grounds Maintenance - Granville Island (Temporary position) (BB-E5B7B)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

Description:

As Ground Maintenance you will assist in the success Granville Island through completing tasks ensuring the Granville Island experience is safe, clean and enjoyable for both clients and the Islands 11 Million visitors each year.

As Granville Island is a 7-day/ week operation, there is a requirement to be available for shift work, including evenings and weekends.

This is a temporary position of a duration of up to 4 months (with the possibility of an extension).

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cleanliness on the Island with the use of a motorized street sweeper, hand sweeping, hosing, leaf blowing, pressuring washer, etc.
  • Repair, replace and maintain: wheel stops, traffic markers, roadways, sidewalks and boardwalks. This includes minor carpentry work replacing planks and deck boards, cold patch asphalt repairs and installation of interlocking paving stones.
  • Assorted daily cleaning duties , as needed, in maintenance shop and around the island exterior locations.
  • Cleaning gutters, roof drains, canopies, awnings, skylights and windows using lifts, extension poles and power washers etc.
  • Set up/take down of temporary tents, stages and barricades for performances at different venues as directed by work orders and site plans
  • Emptying garbage and recycling receptacles around the island bring waste to a centralized location
  • Using the forklift to transfer or pick up to tow garbage and recycling bins to a centralized location for pick up or emptying
  • Operate a hydraulic compacting machine to compress garbage, and to sort any recycle materials out to the landfill garbage
  • Complete additional tasks as required (i.e minor repairs, hanging signage, project cleaning, traffic control)
  • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner as a representative of CMHC
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year of equivalent work experience in grounds maintenance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the use of grounds maintenance equipment like , power washers, leaf blowers and street sweepers
  • Safety knowledge as per Workers Compensation Board regulations and the Canada Labour Code.
  • Demonstrated experience in basic carpentry and the installation of interlocking pavers including the safe use of power and hand tools
  • Must be aware of the hazards of, and be able to work in, a marine environment.
  • Ability to stay focused on the task at hand, in a highly congested environment.
  • Certification as a fork lift, scissor lift and boom lift operator is an asset
  • Basic construction trades knowledge: plumbing, electrical, mechanical etc. is an asset
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