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Sifton Properties Ltd Grounds Irrigation Technician in London, Ontario

As a Best Managed Company, we are honoured to be named one of London’s Best Places to Work. Sifton Properties Limited is a family owned and operated organization that has been in business for over 95 years. We have a family-based culture where we trust, understand, support and care about each other. As team members, we grow through collaboration, innovation, and open communication. At Sifton, we build outstanding communities where people live, work and play, and we live our values to the fullest.

We are looking for a Grounds Irrigation Technician to join our RiverBend Golf Community team. RiverBend Golf Community is owned and operated by Sifton Properties Ltd. and is comprised of 400+ professionally maintained residential properties, exquisite Clubhouse, and an incredible 18-hole championship golf course that rests in the heart of the community. We would love for you to join our team!

  • The Groundskeeper Irrigation Technician, under the supervision of the Community Grounds Superintendent is responsible for the programming, operation and maintenance of the residential community irrigation system(s) as well as general upkeep and maintenance of the community grounds and property.

  • This position will service and repair of all community irrigation system component and assists with the installation of new residential irrigation systems, performs system upgrades to existing community irrigation systems, monitors and schedules daily system watering programs and participates in all departmental water management initiatives

  • In addition the Groundskeeper Irrigation Technician assists with groundskeeping and snow removal activities as required, safely and properly operating any power equipment assigned, including lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, weed trimmers, power edgers, power clippers, chain saw.

  • Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems.

  • Understanding of basic agronomy and turfgrass maintenance practices.

  • Knowledge of tools, method and materials used in grounds and landscape maintenance work.

  • Ability to follow oral and written direction.

  • Ability to perform physical job functions during all weather conditions.

  • 3-5 years related landscaping maintenance experience

  • Ability to obtain pesticide exterminators license.

  • Possession of a valid driver's license; dependable transportation and ability to report for flexible work schedules.

  • Able to drive pick-up truck, turf vehicles and mowers as well as operate small landscaping tools and equipment.

  • We’ll set you up for success by providing in-depth training with your team and mentors, working in partnership with our leadership team.

  • You’ll enjoy special events, celebrations, and unique perks, specific to your role and work environment, that reinforce our commitment to creating a wonderful employee experience.

  • Our unique rewards and recognition programs are designed to celebrate you, your contributions and promote your success.

  • Our Employee Assistance Program is available for your everyday needs.

At Sifton Properties Limited, we are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their full potential. Further, your well-being and safety are important to us. We prioritize work-life balance and offer strong health and safety programs, including required COVID vaccination for all roles, to support our employees, families, and the larger communities we serve.

Sifton Properties would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Job ID: 2022-1862

Company Location: RiverBend Golf Community Grounds Department

External Company URL: https://sifton.com/

Street: 1200 Sandy Somerville Dr.