City of Thunder Bay

  • Student Labourer - Golf

    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
    Supersedes Date
  • 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 – Golf Services, responsible for the general maintenance of the grounds.


    Major Responsibilities:

    1. Operates turf equipment (grass cutting), riding and push mower
    2. Operates grass trimmers (motorized), rakes and shovels
    3. Washes machinery and picks up garbage/litter
    4. Performs miscellaneous light and heavy manual labour outdoors in all weather conditions
    5. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned





    • Must be a secondary school graduate and enrolled at a college or university; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
    • Previous turf/landscaping experience (i.e. grass cutting, sod laying, trimming, etc.)

    Skills & Abilities:

    • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • 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
    • Ability to work outdoors in adverse conditions
    • 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


    • Experience with operating mowers (riding or push, lawn tractors, etc.)
    • Experience working on a golf course
    • Knowledge and experience with the game of golf


    Conditions of Employment:

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


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