SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2022: Grounds Keeper

  • Location: Indian Brook, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: March 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Employment Opportunity

Summer Grounds Keepers (3 casual positions available)

 Closing Date:  March 24, 2022

General Description:

Under the direction of the O&M Manager, or designate, this position provides general lawn and grounds maintenance to band-owned properties.  This is a seasonal position that starts in April and finishes in September of each year, as determined by the O&M Department. Hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 4 pm and Friday’s 8 am to 3 pm when summer hours are in effect.


  • perform lawn maintenance to public grounds including, but not limited to: Band Office, Health Center, ball field, cultural trail, arbour, grass along the sidewalks, cemetery, church, Daycare, swimming pool, gas station, water treatment plant, wastewater lagoon and plant, all lift stations and fire hydrants, septic field next to the band’s commercial property, and band apartment building at 5 Poplar;
  • provide weeding and debris removal of public garden areas – Band Office, Health Centre and cultural trail;
  • provide preventative maintenance & repairs to all groundskeeping equipment to ensure it is in good working order (lawn tractor, lawn mowers, whipper snippers).
  • advise Supervisor of repairs and supplies needed to perform job;
  • Follow OH&S protocols such as reporting hazards and incident reports; and,
  • Other related general maintenance work as assigned by Supervisor.


  • Physically able to lift, or move, up to 50 pounds and do repetitive/strenuous work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Having experience using lawn equipment is considered an asset.
  • Dependable, able to follow instructions and work as a positive team player with others.
  • Proof of double vaccination and a criminal records check is required. Having a criminal record is not a

determinate factor.

Please apply with a resume, cover letter and criminal records check to:

Human Resources Manager


Mail/drop off:  522 Church Street, Indian Brook, NS B0N 1W0

DEADLINE:  March 24, 2022

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. The Band will not assume any expenses related to any job application process, included but not limited to travel, relocation, and application development.  Only those applicants who qualify for an interview will be contacted.