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Landscaping Associate – Level 3 (Truck / Trailer Operator) Contract

Building Services
Edmonton, Alberta

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the health, comfort and safety of our Customers
  • Ensure daily communication with all site Associates
  • Ensure site cleanliness, by picking up all garbage and pet waste around the site and assisting at other sites as required
  • Remove heavy furniture, garbage and appliances from suites and around site as required
  • Complete Customer Request’s For Maintenance (CRFM’s) as required
  • Snow and ice removal, sanding and salting, completion of snow and ice removal logs
  • Lawns; cut, trimmed, watered, edged, and free of weeds
  • Applying weed killer and fertilizer as required
  • Ensure all trees, hedges, and flowerbeds are free of weeds and trimmed and dead trees are removed
  • Removal of flower beds and shrubs that are unsightly or not possible to maintain effectively
  • Parking lots: sweep, wash, lines and keep all catch basins clear of foreign debris
  • Fences: repaired and/or stained as necessary
  • Building exterior: eves cleared, siding, lights working, signage clean and visible
  • Spring clean-up: hazard line painting, irrigation start-up, power washing, planting, filling potholes, etc. as determined by the spring landscaping plan
  • Fall clean-up: leaf removal, close off (blow out) irrigation; winterize gardens and beds, trees trimmed, etc.
  • Painting halls, suites, parkades & other areas as assigned by the Area Coordinator
  • Ensure contractors arrive as per scheduled timelines and complete their work as per the conditions of contract
  • Ensure proper and accurate inventory management
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Area Coordinator
  • Flexible on-call hours required between the hours of 6 am through 9 pm (including weekends)
  • Lead a crew of Landscaping Associates, planning workloads and organizing team projects
  • Oversee and participate in all aspects of the Landscaping Associate duties
  • Assist in training new Landscaping Associates and providing guidance to ensure work is completed safely and efficiently
  • Liaise with the Area Coordinator to provide updates on the condition of the sites and report any needs or concerns pertaining to the sites and the Associates
  • Responsible for transporting equipment and Associates to various sites as required
  • Ensure equipment is fueled and in good operating condition
  • Ensure that the Associates are motivated to maintain a clean and organized workplace, including the equipment sheds

Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • 2 years Landscaping Service experience preferred
  • Small engine repair training or certification an asset
  • Professional training and experience in all aspects of equipment operation, lawn maintenance and winter landscaping responsibility

Technical Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of English both verbal and written
  • Driver’s license required with ability to drive truck with trailer
  • Ability to operate a Bobcat and train others to do so in a safe manner
  • Ability to effectively drive a ¾ ton (4 x 4) Supercab truck with a trailer (up to 20 feet in length) – subject to successful driving test
  • Ability to operate smaller equipment including sweepers, lawn mowers, snow blowers and small tractors
  • Familiarity with computer tablets is an asset

Non-Technical Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Dedicated to building better communities for all our Customers and surrounding communities
  • Ability to take responsibility for all actions and decisions and to follow through
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong planning and organizational skills coupled with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently (self managed) and with other Associates in a team environment
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change and be flexible in nature
  • Displays a high level of initiative and commitment to success (striving toward Boardwalk’s mission statement)
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, enthusiasm and assertiveness
  • Ability to spend up to eight hours walking, standing, climbing stairs, lifting
  • Ability to maneuver up to 90kg with the proper equipment

Human Resources
200, 8930 Jasper Avenue , Edmonton, Alberta, T5H 4E9

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We would like to thank you in advance for your inquiry. Only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. Offers of employment will be contingent on satisfactory security background checks, reference checks, and pre-employment medical exams, where applicable.
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