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Grounds Keeper Needed at Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Canada


Grounds Keeper Needed at Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Canada


Wanuskewin Heritage Park is accepting applications for a temporary full time Grounds Keepers reporting to the Maintenance Manager.  The position will include the following accountabilities:
-Maintains a clean, safe and groomed trail system, road and walkways for all Wanuskewin visitors by consistently completing daily routine procedures
-Ensures each area of the grounds is clean, groomed and free of waste and hazards.
-Provides notification to management of any safety concerns or hazards.
-Advises management of supply needs in advance to ensure inventory is kept at reasonable levels.
-Properly uses equipment in a safe, proper and responsible manner.
-Participates in safety meetings and the development of safety policies.
-Conducts light maintenance duties to equipment and assets to ensure longevity
-Provides notification to management of any potential equipment/asset breakdowns.

Skills And Abilities

Essential Skills
– Reading text
– Oral communication
– Working with others
– Job task planning and organizing
Transportation/Travel Information
– Own transportation
– Own vehicle
– Valid driver’s licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– Not required
Type of Machinery or Equipment
– Weed trimmer/edger
– Tractor mower
– Small engine equipment
– Roto-tiller
– Pick-up truck
– Chain saw
Specific Skills
– Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
– Repair and maintain equipment
– Remove litter and garbage
– Lay sod or seed
– Cut grass
– Cart and spread topsoil and other materials
– Assist with landscape constructions
– Rake/ collect refuse
Work Setting
– Park or public area
Work Location Information
– Rural community
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
– Work under pressure
– Handling heavy loads
– Physically demanding
– Hand-eye co-ordination
– Combination of sitting, standing, walking
– Bending, crouching, kneeling
Own Tools/Equipment
– Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
– Dangerous
– Outdoors
– At heights
– Wet/damp
– Dusty
– Hot

How to Apply?:
This position will remain open until successful candidates have been chosen. Please submit your resume and cover letter with a minimum of three references to: Wanuskewin Heritage Park Authority Attn.: Brooke Laliberte RR#4 Penner Road Saskatoon SK S7K 3J7 Email:

Application Information

Employer Name:
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Employer Address:
Contact Name:
Brooke Laliberte

Contact Email:
Employer Website:
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