School District 8 - Kootenay Lake is looking for a qualified candidate work as a Temporary Groundsman.  
The awarded applicant will be required to join the CUPE Local 748 Union.

Note: A Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check will be required from the successful applicant, with a review every five (5) years.


Job Summary:
An employee who, under the direction of the Manager of Operations or designate, is responsible for the care and maintenance of all grounds and an effective pest and rodent control program. In the winter months the incumbent will perform maintenance duties in designated areas. 
This position is due to a temporary leave. The position is available immediately and goes until April 28, 2023 or until the return of the incumbent.
Job Requirements:
1. Valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License.
2. Possess current Structural Pesticide Certificate and Landscape General Pesticide
    Certificate or equivalents.
3. Ability to use and care for the equipment required (e.g. light machinery such as power
    mower, snow plow) and power tools involved in landscape maintenance (e.g. chain
    saw, power drill)
4. Basic knowledge of horticultural methods and applications.
5. Ability to maintain records.
6. Ability to schedule work required.
7. Ability to take direction and suggestions from supervisor or designate and to direct
    others as required.
8. Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.
9. May be required to work and provide services with minimal supervision.
10. Minimum Grade 10 education.
11. Must have understanding and knowledge of safe work practices.
12. Perform other job related duties as may be assigned.

For more information regarding the job posting, please contact Chris Kerr, Director of Operations at 250-354-4871 or email at