Lead Groundskeeper

2 weeks ago(12/6/2017 11:57 AM)
Job Category
Cleaning & Janitorial
Job Type
Full Time
Property Name
Windsor Park Plaza & Lofts
# of Open Positions

Position Summary

As an integral member of the team, the Groundskeeper will ensure that industry leading customer service and facilities are provided for all residents and tenants by performing a wide variety of exterior and interior grounds maintenance at this mixed use property (residential, office, retail). This position has Full-time hours which are 6:30am to 3:00pm, Monday to Friday. Hours & days may vary periodically due to business requirements (eg: month end).


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the property is well maintained and managed in accordance with guidelines at all times.
  • Adhere to property cleaning schedule and perform custodial tasks which include, but are not limited to:
    • Maintain entrances and corridors, ensuring they are kept clean and free of obstacles or dangers and debris.
    • Monitor and remove garbage from garbage barrels and manage waste/recycling program.
    • Perform internal and external grounds maintenance (in and around property).
    • Maintain and keep clean the bike rooms, garbage chutes, garbage and elevator rooms.
    • Oversee and maintain the car-wash (clean, maintain, order supplies)
    • Perform regular checks at the property for vandalism and/or graffiti and fix or remove as needed.
  • Oversee scheduled maintenance and repairs on various equipment which may include tractors, snow blowers/brooms, weed eaters, pressure washers, tools.
  • Perform general grounds keeping which includes, but is not limited to the following: snow removal, landscaping upkeep, sweeping/blowing of driveways, ramps and walkways to remove leaves, dirt, ice, snow etc.
  • Perform and maintain annual flower plantings around properties.
  • Foster good resident/tenant relations and implement approved programs in accordance with budget guidelines.
  • Responsible for the completion of projects as required or requested by the Property Manager.
  • Ensure local, provincial, & federal laws and regulations are being observed at the community.
  • Use all equipment and execute all work in a safe, professional manner and in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Ensure comprehension and compliance with all Westcorp Playbook policies by community staff.  
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned by the Property Manager or Property Management Team.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • A minimum of two years’ relevant experience is required
  • Physically fit – ability to lift, move, alter items of weight
  • Strong inter-personal skills with exceptional communication ability
  • Possess a safety oriented and safety conscience attitude
  • Must be able to work efficiently and independently
  • Proven customer service/resident relation skills
  • Must be flexible and willing to change roles or responsibilities as required
  • Must be able to drive a tractor
  • Possess sensational customer service philosophy
  • Security clearance required upon offer of employment
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Highly organized, results oriented and ability to work in a multi-functional team environment
  • In alignment with our Westcorp Values:
  • Integrity, Vitality, Accountability, Results, Collaboration, Learning and Innovation.


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