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Job Number: 0001

Permanent   |  Scarborough, Ontario   |  Posted on Sep 19, 2018 ← Back

The GROUNDSKEEPER will support the services of the Facilities Department. Working alone and as part of the Facilities Dept team, the Groundskeeper will promote the safety and well-being of the Residents, Staff and Guests of Shepherd Village by ensuring the grounds are clean, well-kept, professional and inviting at all times.

The Groundskeeper is responsible for regular exterior cleaning & maintenance of our eight(8) acre property, completing various landscaping projects, snow removal, spring & fall clean-up, maintenece of various outdoor systems (i.e.: irrigation), installation of seasonal decorations, and various other duties as assigned.

You will provide friendly, courteous and attentive service, in a mature senior's living campus. 

Our ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications & skills:

  • High school diploma, required
  • Minimum six(6) months previous grounds-keeping and/or landscaping experience, required
  • Able to read, write and communicate in English
  • Able to work effectively outside in all types of weather
  • Able to perform the physical requirements of the job:
    • lifting heavy equipment and material
    • frequent bending, pushing, pulling, walking standing, twisting, reaching, etc
  • Excellent knowledge of outdoor plants, trees and various 
  • Safe and efficient use of landscaping machinery and equipment
  • Strong team player who is able to accept and follow directions with minimal supervision
  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships with co-workers from all departments
  • Polite, understanding, patient and courteous to staff, Residents, their family members and guests

Job summary


Shepherd Village Inc.

Job Type



Scarborough, Ontario

Start Date

Oct 01, 2018

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