Job Code: 3684480

Job Details

Coquitlam School District invites applications from individuals for the position of Grounds II. As the third largest school district in the province, we are located within a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. The school district has a population of 32,000 students with approximately 4400 teaching, administrative, managerial and support staff.

The Maintenance Grounds II reports to the Assistant Director of Operations and under the general supervision of the Grounds Manager/ Designate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervises, trains, assigns, coordinates, and monitors the work of the grounds I staff.
  • Supervises and trains in the proper safety procedures and operation of equipment.
  • Installs equipment as per site plans; repairs, forms and maintains grounds equipment/facilities, fills out maintenance reports.
  • Maintains grounds, collects, and disposes of litter and leaves on grounds at sites as required; performs gardening work, such as planting, watering, weeding, and pruning. Cuts grass/fertilizes fields; performs minor repairs; services, prepares and transports equipment required for grass cutting or snow cleaning.
  • Keeps pathways free from ice and snow; salts parking lots, removes snow and ice from building rooftops as directed.
  • Handles stores and transports related grounds chemical (e.g. oil, gas fertilizer) in accordance with W.H.M.I.S/WorkSafe BC and any other applicable regulations; assists in maintaining a stock of supplies; obtains supplies as required from authorized suppliers; delivers related supplies and equipment to sites as needed.
  • Reports unsafe conditions; responds to and assists in emergency situations at district sites/facilities; may be requested to provide disaster support at district sites or in the community; assists with deliveries in emergency; may be assigned to other grounds classifications for vacation/absence relief.
  • Contact security when opening and closing buildings outside regular hours; secure buildings; set alarms as required.
  • Safely operate grounds and related equipment in accordance with provided training.
  • Keeps a detailed account of work performed.

Required Knowledge and Skills :

  • Grade 10 plus courses in grounds equipment maintenance/repair, pruning and turf grass maintenance or an equivalent training and experience in grounds maintenance.
  • One-year experience in grounds maintenance
  • Supervisory Skills
  • A valid Class 5 BC Drivers license.

We offer an attractive benefit package which includes MSP, life insurance, extended health, dental, pension (MPP) and a long term-disability plan. Current salary is $30.46/hour – 40 hours a week.

To apply, please click on the following link and create a user account/profile.

All applicants are advised that they must sign a release to permit a criminal record check prior to confirmation of hiring. We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

SD43 (Coquitlam) values diversity in the workplace and strives to honour each person’s unique lived experiences. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates with varied backgrounds, cultures, races, abilities, and intersectionality.”

Posted On
April 22, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas