City of Thunder Bay

  • Student Labourer - Parks

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 12:01 AM)
    Competition Number
    Infrastructure & Operations
    Posting Category
    Engineering & Operations
    Job Type
    Number of Positions
    CUPE Local 87
    CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    CAD $0.00/Hr.
    CAD $0.00/Hr.
    Pay Band
    Post End Date
    Effective Date
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  • General Information:


    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.


    ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

    • Photos
    • Any certificates that have photo identification
    • Driver’s licences
    • Police records checks

    Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


    ACCOMMODATION:  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 2018/2019 at a school, college, university or other educational institution. You may also be required to show proof of validity of my 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 is responsible for the general ground maintenance


    Major Responsibilities:

    1. Cuts and trims grass, including weed eater duties
    2. Lines ball fields
    3. Weeds flower beds
    4. Picks up garbage
    5. Paints
    6. Conducts ground maintenance
    7. Completes boulevard tree maintenance, including planting, chipping, etc
    8. Conducts playground equipment maintenance
    9. Completes janitorial duties, including cleaning and stocking washroom buildings
    10. Performs other duties as assigned




    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
    • Superior customer service skills and ability to deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner
    • Must be able to operate riding lawnmowers and paint striper for ball fields
    • Must possess and maintain a valid Class “G” Ontario Drivers Licence, or equivalent
    • Must meet the definition of a competent driver as defined by the Corporation


    • A certificate in standard first aid and CPR would be an asset

    Conditions of Employment:

    • Must remain a competent driver as defined by the Corporation
    • May be required to provide a successful driver’s abstract
    • May be required to work irregular hours and weekends


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