Seasonal Groundskeeper (U939)

Seasonal Groundskeeper (U939)

19 Mar
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

19 Mar

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority


Requisition ID: 222402 

Position Number: 20020766

Posting End Date: March 25, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Riverview Health Centre

Work Location: Riverview Health Centre

Department / Unit: Plant and Property 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE-500

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 05/10/2021 - 08/27/2021

Reason for Term:

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $15.308

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Manager, Plant and Property Services, and the guidance and direction of the Groundskeeper, the Seasonal Groundskeeper is responsible for: Performing routine groundskeeping duties such as planting and maintaining trees, shrubs and flower beds Maintenance of lawns and lawn areas Cleaning and groundskeeping maintenance duties


- Previous experience in operation of commercial or industrial grounds keeping equipment.

- Previous experience in a similar position at Riverview Health Centre or other commercial facility.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

- Grade X.

- Completion of a groundskeeping course preferred.


- Class 5 Manitoba Drivers License.

Qualifications and Skills

- Practical knowledge of grounds keeping processes.

- Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written format selecting appropriate communication methods for the situation.

- Exhibits good listening and English comprehension abilities.

- Good interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements

- Physical ability to carry and move loads up to 20kgs.

- Manual dexterity.

- Ability to withstand long periods of strenuous physical activity.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accomodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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