Job Title: Grounds Maintenance Co-ordinator
Competition #: 2015-018
Division/Department: Facilities Management
Classification: Payband G
Reporting To: Manager, Maintenance and Operations
Start Rate: $27.73
Maximum Rate: $32.15
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Under the direction of the Manger, Operations and Maintenance, the incumbent is accountable for Site Services at the North Campus. The incumbent will be required to: develop, monitor and review annual work plans for day to day activates and projects; operate and maintain motorized landscape maintenance equipment as well as hand and power tools; pick up litter and debris; seed, sod, cut and trim lawn areas; weed and mulch perennial and shrub beds and tree pits; implement and maintain an Integrated Pest Management Program; design, plant and maintain annual planters and landscape features; install and repair walkways and patios; research, purchase and maintain a variety of equipment and external site fixtures such as fixed and temporary barriers and site furniture; parking lot maintenance - sweep, line paint, catch basins, asphalt repairs, and signage; shovel and plow snow and apply ice melter products on sidewalks, entrances, stairs and ramps. Additionally, the incumbent will co-ordinate a health and safety program (monthly meetings) and monitor compliance by site service staff and contractors; provide weekly, monthly, annual reports on status updates and completion on site conditions, routine tasks and projects; provide leadership and coordination on special projects /assignments developing scope of work, liaison and supervision of outside contractors; prioritize and schedule work orders to meet customer requests; prepare and monitor capital and operating budgets for the department; and review landscape drawings and proposals for the enhancement of college properties.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week; flexible hours may be required for seasonal and unexpected emergencies
Skill Testing Required: YES
The successful candidate will possess either a 2 year diploma in Horticulture or trades certification, along with a minimum of five years of year-round practical, hands-on and administrative experience with landscape and general grounds maintenance of commercial, institutional, or park properties. Additional requirements include: proven leadership experience in leading work crews in a unionized environment; a valid Landscape Exterminators License; chainsaw operator certification; skid steer operators certification; WHMIS, First Aid, and small engine training; a valid class ‘G’ Driver’s License; ability to meet requirements to be insured on the College insurance policy; and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word).
* We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals with demonstrated skill and knowledge to deal with all aspects of diversity in a post-secondary environment. Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The HR Recruitment Coordinator responsible for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate format on request.
OPEN DATE: March 4, 2015
CLOSE DATE: Open until filled
A detailed job description for this position is available in the HR Services. A pdf version of this posting can be downloaded by clicking here. All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to HR Services by applying online at: www.humber.ca/careers