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Casual Groundskeeper

December 12, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Base Salary


The Groundskeeper will be responsible for keeping the grounds at the YWCA NWT various locations well maintained and in orderly condition, more specifically cleaning snow or debris from side-walks, paths leading to entrances, parking lots and drive ways. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Groundskeeping experience desirable

Must have a clean criminal record with vulnerable sectors check

Standard First Aid with AED an asset but can provide training

Working conditions:

 Exposure to extreme (frigid) temperatures

Physical ability to lift up to 50lb

Hazards associated with physical work, wearing of required PPE

Salary: $30/hr

Location: Yellowknife, NWT

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  • Performs general snow clean-up at assigned YWCA facilities including salting pathways
  • Responsible for security of equipment used at facilities where above duties will be assigned
  • Plans and prioritizes work as needed on snow days
  • Accurately document, maintain and submit daily log information at respective locations.
  • Monitors need for equipment maintenance and repair
  • Responsible for proper inventory of equipment and supplies. Accountable to administrators for custodial performance
  • Safety conscious and implements safety protocols as required
  • Ensures all equipment and program areas are in good repair, cleaned and disinfected
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by respective program supervisor


  • Understanding of city by-laws as it pertains to snow removal requirements
  • Operating snow removal equipment
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Ability to efficiently schedule and prioritize work for different work locations
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, and flexibility
  • Good record-keeping skills
  • Attention to detail and quality work
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Must have access to personal vehicle

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