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Grounds Assistant

General Information:

• Department: Grounds
• Reports to: Grounds Supervisor
• Full-time with housing/utilities
• Description current as of: October 2021

Essential Role: Assist the Grounds Supervisor in the maintenance of the conference center grounds, gardens, lawns and daily landscaping operations as well as occasional landscape construction projects.

Main Responsibilities:

• Maintain flowerbed planting and care of annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees and lawns including application of pesticides.
• Assist with other landscaping projects and fence maintenance.
• Supply firewood as needed.
• Perform day to day greenhouse operations (growing flowers from seed, fertilizing, watering, pest control).
• Perform minor repairs and routine care and maintenance of Grounds Department tools and equipment.
• Collect conference center garbage from grounds and staff housing and deposit into trash compactor/dumpster.
• Collect recyclables from grounds collection sites; transport to city recycle center.
• Work with and oversee volunteers as needed.
• Perform all duties in accordance with OSHA safety standards.

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Fill in for Grounds Supervisor on days off or during his/her absence.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

• A Christian in agreement with CBCC’s statement of faith.
• A growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a consistent Christian testimony.
• A valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Ability to drive pickup truck, van; tow trailers and ability to back up trailers is required.
• Physical fitness ability to do extended labor outdoors during inclement weather; ability to perform extensive periods of walking, bending, lifting, kneeling and digging are required.
• Ability to operate a variety of gas operated power tools and equipment safely.

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Facilities/Maintenance



Updated: 11/2/2021 4:20:23 PM

Job Contact:
Human Resources
(503) 436-1501

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Why work at Cannon Beach Conference Center:

Cannon Beach Christian Conference, located in beautiful Cannon Beach, Oregon, is one of the premiere Christian retreat and conference centers in the Pacific Northwest. Serving thousands of guests each year, CBCC has been a place of spiritual renewal and refreshment in God's Word since 1945.

289 N Spruce St.
    Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3202

(503) 436-1501

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