As a part of the Canada Summer Jobs program, Bethlehem Centre is looking for an energetic Groundskeeper to keep the Centres grounds functional and looking beautiful from August – November (with potential for continued employment).

Job Description:  Groundskeeper, Part-time summer student, 20 hours per week.

Reports to:  Manager, Facilities 

Key areas of responsibility: 

The Groundskeeper will maintain lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, paths, ponds and labyrinth for Bethlehem Centre, keeping the grounds looking pleasant at all times.

  • Maintaining site landscaping, including lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, turf and irrigation.
  • Operating power and hand tools, such as mowers, loppers, saws and shovels efficiently
  • Utilizing insecticides and other treatments
  • Keeping grounds free from trash, litter and debris, and emptying trash receptacles
  • Removing snow by using a shovel (or snowblower)
  • Small repairs, record keeping and other duties as required


  • Has an eye for what needs to be done
  • Can prioritize and organize tasks
  • Takes initiative and problem solving
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong Communication Skills (with an excellent command of written and spoken English)
  • Adaptable
  • Demonstrates flexibility


  • High school diploma, GED, or suitable equivalent.
  • 1+ year grounds keeping or related experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Proficient in using manual and power tools safely.
  • Free from allergies that interfere with Groundskeeper duties.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Available to work a flexible schedule.
  • Proficient with sending emails.
  • Eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program.