New Job Assistant Caretaker In British Columbia

Assistant Caretaker
Assistant Caretaker

Assistant Caretaker

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

A 2023 BC Top 100 Employer, Century Group is a family-owned, real estate development and property management company with a mission to curate places people love. Century Group's people are committed to building sustainable, thriving communities with diverse neighbourhoods. For 65 years, Century Group has built a portfolio of operating real estate assets and land, residential rental properties, seniors residences, hotels and restaurants, as well as commercial retail spaces with an emphasis on a mixed-use approach.

What can we offer you?
Century Group offers our team members a variety of benefits, including competitive salaries, health benefits which includes a healthcare spending account, maternity leave top-up program, matching pension plan (DCPP), and the ability to advance your career through training and development opportunities! As a part of Century Group, career growth opportunities are available across a diverse group of companies. Apply now to discover your next career move!

Role Summary

Reporting to the Southlands Caretaker, the Southlands Assistant Caretaker shall be responsible for the overall cleanliness and landscape maintenance and repair of Southlands leasehold areas as well as Southlands public areas under the Century Groups responsibility. All work is performed in accordance with safety standards and guidelines/routines with the goal of exceptional customer service.

Key Accountabilities
  • The caretakers are the face of Southlands for the residents and public; the successful candidate must be good natured, pleasant in daily interactions and have strong communication skills
  • Strong knowledge and ability in landscaping duties
  • Ability to safely operate small tractors and equipment on challenging terrain
  • Able to complete preventative maintenance on small equipment
  • Remove litter from grounds, empty waste receptacles and clean lids
  • Performs routine irrigation sprinkler maintenance and repair
  • Assists with the routine maintenance, inventory and quality of any equipment necessary to perform the work.
  • Cleaning public/semi private washrooms
  • Minor plumbing repairs - clogged toilets, leaking fixtures etc.
  • Repairs to door hardware
  • Exterior painting as required
  • Maintains and/or repairs fencing and/or other hardscape where appropriate.
  • Ensures the overall cleanliness of adjacent boulevards, relevant landscape areas, farm edges and ditching adjacent to public roads and the entire Market Square (excluding the Earthwise leasehold area), exterior areas in and around Southlands facilities owned by Century Group.
  • Performs seasonal duties such as installing holiday lights and snow removal and salting when required.
  • Other projects and duties as required
Education & Experience
  • High School diploma or GED and landscape experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to complete landscaping duties as required
  • Knowledge of trades related to grounds maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of machinery, equipment, and tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of public grounds, landscaping, sprinkler systems, pumps, water features.
  • Knowledge of Occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Skills in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
  • Skill in using hand and power tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in all types of weather
  • Ability to stand, stoop, walk, lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday