Labourer 3

University of British Columbia

Workers – Union

Job Class
CUPE 116

Job Profile
CUPE 116 Hourly – Labourer 3

Job Title
Labourer 3

Groundskeepers Athletics and Recreation

Compensation Vary
$27.46 – $29.92 CAD Hourly

Posting Finish Date
January 29, 2024

Word: Purposes might be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

Sept 5, 2024

At UBC, we consider that attracting and sustaining a various workforce is vital to the profitable pursuit of excellence in analysis, innovation, and studying for all college, employees and college students. Our dedication to employment fairness helps obtain inclusion and equity, brings wealthy variety to UBC as a office, and creates the required circumstances for a rewarding profession. 

Job Abstract
The Labourer 3 is answerable for the upkeep of all arduous/mushy out of doors surfaces and fields of play for the Division of Athletics and Recreation on the College of British Columbia Level Gray Campus. The Labourer 3 performs duties similar to mowing, edging, planting, pruning and different basic labour duties as required. Seasonal weekend and night work as required.
Organizational Standing
Athletics & Recreation (A&R) is a division throughout the VP College students portfolio, with a powerful give attention to creating an distinctive UBC expertise. The A&R Division has a workforce of roughly 125 staff, and is led by a powerful cross-unit administration workforce. It providers over 60,000 college students by way of leisure programming, 26 varsity groups, 13 aggressive membership groups, together with 1000’s of members of the UBC group. This position will assist the Athletics Head Groundskeeper in sustaining the Thunderbird Park and Thunderbird Stadium artificial and pure grass fields.
Work Carried out

  • Mows garden and area areas utilizing each a stroll mower and a driving mower

  • Removes leaves and different particles from fields, walkways and perimeter panorama

  • Prepares soil with commonplace instruments and tools similar to rakes, shovels, hoes, pitch and digging forks, rototillers, and many others.

  • Places crops, bushes and bushes in designated areas

  • Performs garden set up, together with transferring, placing down turf and distributing seed

  • Waters and distributes fertilizers to crops, bushes, bushes, lawns, sports activities fields, gardens and many others.

  • Strikes rocks, gravel and mulch to put in and restore pathways and different associated backyard constructions

  • Cuts and bucks crops, small tree branches utilizing pruners, line/brush trimmers and operates brush chipper for mulching

  • Strikes soil, mulch, crops, undesirable plant materials and particles, fertilizers, provides, instruments, tools and different supplies to storage or varied areas

  • Operates commonplace energy tools, similar to stroll behind mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, and garden edgers to carry out mushy/arduous panorama actions

  • Could also be required to drive a truck and use specialty tools, similar to massive chain saws, forklift, excessive carry and different tools wanted for specialised duties

  • Carries out routine minor upkeep on small tools and studies defective tools to the suitable employees.

  • Acquires supplies and tools as required for the job in coordination with the Head Groundsperson

  • Acts upon hassle calls as directed by supervisory employees

  • Works in an accurate and secure method and follows established insurance policies and procedures

  • Carries out some other associated duties as required consistent with the {qualifications} and necessities of positions on this classification

Consequence of Error/Judgement
The place might be underneath the direct supervision of the Head Groundsperson and failure to observe instructions or make inappropriate choices could end in unsafe taking part in circumstances, service delays and/or elevated prices.
Supervision Obtained
Works underneath basic supervision from the Head Groundsperson and from written or oral directions, blue prints, drawings and work orders.
Supervision Given
– Willingness to respect various views, together with views in battle with one’s personal
– Demonstrates a dedication to enhancing one’s personal consciousness, information, and abilities associated to fairness, variety, and inclusion

  • Secondary faculty training and/or completion of highschool or an equal mixture of training and expertise.

  • Legitimate Class 5 driver’s license with a passable driving document.

  • Expertise working with gardening instruments and tools.

  • Expertise working driving mowers, bobcats and/or tractors with attachments together with however not restricted to aerator, high dresser and over-seeder.

  • Means to carry/transfer 50 lbs.

  • Means to observe insurance policies, procedures, and directions. Works effectively, at all times meets deadlines.

  • Means to work each independently and inside a workforce setting.

  • Means to develop and keep cooperative and productive working relationships.

  • Means to supply high quality service to clients in a courteous, affected person method.

  • Expertise sustaining sport fields (grass and/or artificial turf) an asset.

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