“Join us as a Summer Student Lawn Care/ Groundkeeper

Summer Student Lawn Care/Grounds Keeper

Facility:                                 Ocean View Continuing Care Centre

Location:                              Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia

Job Category:                     Maintenance, Landscaping, Lawn Care

Position Available:            Temporary Full Time

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Community Governed organization that operates a 171 bed Continuing Care Centre, an active Foundation, and has services that support seniors that live at home and in our community.  Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotia’s needing support in a place they call home. Ocean View is committed to the highest standards of support and services and promotes a healthy workplace for its 270 staff.  The organization fosters a healthy work-life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels.  Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974 the organizations commitment to excellence is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

The Summer Student Lawn Care/Grounds Keeper acts as support to the Maintenance Department providing general maintenance and up-keep to the exterior grounds of the facility. Landscaping, include scheduled lawn maintenance, (mowing, trimming, weeding, fertilizing, tree and shrub pruning), repair and reseeding of damaged lawn areas, preparing plants and maintains flowers, shrubs, trees, lawn, etc.

  • Maintains all grounds including driveway, parking lot area, path and walkways.
  • Staining and painting of exterior decks and Gazebo, other painting duties as assigned.
  • Other related duties as required.


  • Experience with lawn care and lawn care equipment an asset.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 100 lbs. as well as standing for extended periods of time.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Schedule: 40 hours weekly/12 weeks in length

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications to:

Human Resources

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre


Or Fax to: 902-465-4929