Home Job Board Landscape Supervisor
Posted Date: February 22, 2023
Closing Date: March 22, 2023
RockRidge Canyon is a Young Life of Canada property in Princeton, British Columbia, owned and operated by Young Life for the purpose of reaching teenagers with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It additionally functions as a Christian conference and retreat centre when not being used by Young Life.
RockRidge Canyon is committed to providing “intentional hospitality” to our guests. This means working to consistently exceed the expectations of our guests in quality of service, facilities, and overall experience.
The Landscape Supervisor is responsible to maintain the physical property and entire grounds, which includes some minor buildings.
The Landscape Supervisor is an essential part of the Site & Facilities staff team, ensuring that the RRC site and facilities are maintained to Young Life’s standards of excellence. The role is hands-on and working day-to-day within Site and Facilities operations and maintenance.
These responsibilities are to be carried out in a way that honours Jesus Christ. The position demands a strong commitment to serving Christ, facilitating the mission of Young Life as expressed through camping, and serving guests with excellence. Young Life is a relational outreach ministry; all property staff must convey a sense of Christ-like hospitality and service for guests and staff. Responding to the unexpected needs of the guest in a prompt and professional manner is important and required. All property staff are expected to represent Young Life positively and professionally within the community.
The Landscape Supervisor performs work to assist in the maintenance and improvement of lawns, paths, gardens, athletic fields, sport courts, trails, lakefront, landscaped interiors and any other camp property areas, including soft and hard landscaping. The Landscape Supervisor will also assist in snow removal along pathways, stairs and other areas on the property in the winter months.
The Landscape Supervisor will perform some or all of the following duties:
Performs other maintenance duties and projects as directed by the Site & Facilities Manager, which may include general maintenance, fix it items pertaining to buildings and grounds, sanding, staining and repairs.
Team Duties and Responsibilities
Young Life is a relational ministry. Staff must be able to convey a sense of Christ-like hospitality and concern for guests and staff. Responding to the unexpected needs of our guests in a prompt and professional manner is important and required.
Maintain a positive attitude and a friendly, professional manner to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
Observe and report unsafe work conditions to the relevant manager.
Reply to radio calls professionally and respond to requests quickly and efficiently.
Operate property vehicles safely; respect all signage, including speed limits and parking.
Work is performed in a rural camp setting.
Work is performed outdoors throughout the year in all weather conditions. It may involve some indoor work at times.
Work will require individually lifting up to 50 lbs
Work will require walking, pushing, squatting, kneeling, climbing, etc.
Work is not sedentary and requires the employee to walk or stand for up to 95% of the time. Employee is required to look at a computer screen and use a keyboard for up to 5% of the time.
Operating vehicles, power tools and other fleet equipment will happen regularly and must be done in a safe manner.
The employee is required to see, talk and hear.
Must be able to function out of doors in various weather and may also be in contact with various chemicals.
Work is deadline driven.
Work is seasonal and at times there will be large volumes of work to undertake.
Hours of Work
This is a full time position working 40 hours per week.
Work weeks in excess of 40 hours may be required during peak times of the year
On call availability is expected
This position may include situations that are potentially dangerous. Hazards are considered minor and controllable
The employee is required to work in a safe manner at all times. Alertness and attention to standard operating procedures is a job requirement.
Due to the nature of the job, and our commitment to a safe environment for teenagers and volunteers, the individual is subject to a criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector search, and must submit a current driver’s abstract.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of people in this position. Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing
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The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.