|Contract type||Staff, 100% full-time, Temporary|
|Contract timeline||Four (4) months or end of sick leave, whichever date occurs first|
|Start date||As soon as possible after closing date|
|Salary scale||$3,518.73 - $4,180.54 per month (Staff pay group 5)|
|Closing date||Open until filled|
The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.
At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.
Under the general direction of the Grounds Supervisor, the Groundskeeper performs services and maintenance of the campus grounds for the university. The Groundskeeper’s key responsibilities include:
Campus Grounds & Greenspace Maintenance
Parking Lot Maintenance
Equipment & Repairs
Certificate in Landscape Horticulture from a recognized institution. Two (2) years related experience in grounds and turf maintenance, grounds keeping, and/or green industry (preferably at a large institution). A valid drivers’ license is required and a valid pesticide applicator’s license is preferred. First Aid training desirable. Experience in coordinating and monitoring of contracted landscaping services is desirable.
Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications referring to Posting #2019.198 to:
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.