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Job Posting: Grounds Maintenance Worker

Position Title: Grounds Maintenance Worker
Department: Education
Status: Part-time, permanent
Pay range: $17.50 – $22.50 /hour

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Head Teacher of Shihiya School, the Grounds Maintenance Worker is to perform regular grounds and landscape maintenance to ensure Shihiya School grounds are immaculately cared for.

Duties and Tasks

  • Year-round groundskeeping duties
  • Mow lawn using riding lawnmower provided.
  • Trim and edge around walkways and fencing
  • Apply seeding to the ground to enhance growth.
  • Remove snow in winter conditions and keep outdoor areas safe during bad weather, including spreading de-icer on walkways and steps.
  • Sweep walkway of debris.
  • Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed.
  • Provide mentorship.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Prior experience working within a First Nations community/organization (considered an asset)
  • Knowledge of the Splatsin community is valued
  • Excellent leader and mentorship skills
  • Previous gardening experience
  • Ability to use all gardening and carpentry tools
  • Physical strength, stamina and skill to do all garden-related tasks
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to build rapport with community members and colleagues
  • Good ability to problem solve
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license with satisfactory driver’s abstract

Work Environment

  • Work is performed outdoor in various weather conditions. Gardening tools, carpentry tools, snow blower, riding lawn mower and other equipment.
  • COVID-19: All employees must be double vaccinated. Masks must be worn indoors when standing.


Submit your resume referencing the position in the email subject line, by email to [email protected]. All submissions will be reviewed, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The deadline to submit an application is December 17, 2021.

Pursuant to section 16 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry.

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