Who we are:

Saskatoon Mennonite Care Services Inc. owns and operates Bethany Manor, a thriving community for nearly 400 residents, age fifty-five plus.

Our Mission: Providing residents with safe, affordable housing and an enriched quality of life through programs and services.

Our values: Safety, Relationship, Stewardship, Quality of Life.
 

MAINTENANCE SUMMER GROUNDSKEEPER

Bethany Manor seeks a Maintenance Summer Worker/Groundskeeper (full-time, seasonal term position). Team-focused applicants must enjoy older adults and be committed to providing a safe and healthy environment in a multi-building complex.

The Maintenance Summer Groundskeeper reports to the Maintenance Manager.
 
Work Setting: Seniors' Housing complex with apartments and townhouses in an urban setting.
 
Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Maintaining Bethany Manor grounds
-Maintaining sprinkler system
-Tending to flower and shrub beds
-General cleaning of the property
-Exterior and interior painting
-Most duties will be outside, weather permitting.
-Variety of indoor tasks
-Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:
-Completion of Grade 12
-Experience in yard work is preferred
 
Skills and Abilities:
 
Essential Skills:
-Job task planning and organizing
-Decision making and problem solving
-Working with others
-Oral communication
 
Specific Skills:
-Water lawns and gardens
-Rake and collect refuse
-Assist with landscape construction
-Cut grass
-Lay sod or seed
-Plant bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees
-Remove litter and garbage
-Repair and maintain equipment
-Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
 
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
-Bending, crouching, kneeling
-Walking
-Standing for extended periods
-Combination of sitting, standing, walking
-Ability to distinguish between colours
-Hand-eye coordination
-Attention to detail
-20/20 Vision
-Manual dexterity
-Physically demanding
-Handling heavy loads
-Repetitive tasks
 
Security and Safety:
-Valid Driver’s license
-Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector (CRC-VS)
-Bondable
 
Type of Machinery or Equipment:
-Pick-up truck
-Small engine equipment
-Tractor mower
-Weed trimmer/edger
 
Work Site Setting/Environment/Location:
-Seniors’ Housing Complex
-Indoor/Outdoor, mainly outdoors
-Urban area
 
Transportation:
-Public transportation is available
 
The successful candidate will:
-be committed to providing a safe and healthy environment in a multi-building complex
-be team focused and willing to work with minimal supervision
-have a superior work ethic, strong decision making and problem solving skills and a positive attitude
-maintain confidentiality
-be able to meet the demands of this moderately physical role
-enjoy older adults
-possess a valid driver’s license
-possess a strong focus on safety
 
Wage:
-TBD
 
Please send resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position, and three references, to dan@b55.ca or mail/fax to Bethany Manor, ATTN: Maintenance Manager, 110 La Ronge Road, Saskatoon SK  S7K 7H8, fax: 306-242-9047. Application deadline is April 15, 2019.

We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a clean criminal records check and vulnerable sector search. For more info on Saskatoon records checks/searches visit: http://saskatoonpolice.ca/recordcheck/. Please note if you do not live in Saskatoon you will need to have your check completed by the RCMP in the jurisdiction in which you live.