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Student Labourer - Facilities

Student Labourer - Facilities

Competition Number 
Community Services
Posting Category 
Asset Management
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CUPE Local 87
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
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More information about this job

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.


If you are offered a position as a summer student, you will be required to show proof of completing a full-time academic year (September to April) in 2017/2018 at a school, college, university or other educational institution. You may also be required to show proof of validity of your driver’s licence, professional licences, and/or education when such certification constitutes a job requirement or corporate program requirement.






Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, performs yard maintenance duties, exterior and interior building maintenance, and deliveries.


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts general site cleanup, including sweeping, raking, and weed whacking.
  2. Performs exterior building maintenance, which includes shed cleaning, minor painting, window cleaning, pressure washing overhead doors, laying of sod, cleaning bird feces, painting and planting/potting of trees.
  3. Performs interior building maintenance, which includes minor clean-up in various areas and basements/boiler rooms, pressure washing of wash bay areas, garbage/waste removal and mopping.
  4. Conducts deliveries (drop offs / pick-ups).




Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work well in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess superior customer service skills
  • Proficient in the use of computers and current related software (Word, Excel).

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to perform general labour duties.
  • Conditions of Employment:
  • Must have a valid Ontario driver’s licence, Class G
  • Must undergo a successful police records check, Type 1
  • Successful completion of a Thunder Bay Police Building Clearance Search