Summer Student, Parks Maintenance

Summer Student, Parks Maintenance
Town of Caledon
Post Date: January 20, 2023
Apply Before: February 10, 2023

Job Overview

Location

Caledon

Province

Ontario

Salary

$17.14

Category

Parks, Recreation & Culture

Commitment

Temporary Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Summer Student, Parks Maintenance
Closing Date: February 10, 2023

Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities.  Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence. Come see how you can make a difference.

Why Work a Summer with the Town?

  • Apply learned knowledge and skills in a real-world setting
  • Gain valuable field experience in your area of study
  • Learn about municipal government structure and processes
  • Earn competitive wages, and work full-time hours

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Parks or designated staff, this role is responsible for providing an overall level of maintenance to the Parks system in the Town of Caledon. As the Summer Student, Parks Maintenance you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Oversee and carry out park maintenance operations throughout parks, facilities and streetscape environments including but not limited to cutting grass, shrub bed maintenance, ensure cleanliness of Town buildings, waste management and removing litter
  • Operate small equipment including mowers and trimmers.
  • Maintain equipment used for parks maintenance including fluid top-ups and preventative maintenance.
  • Ensure efficient and conscientious and safe work is carried out in all tree maintenance activities and work programs as prepared by the Supervisor
  • Perform additional duties and undertake special projects as assigned

Please note, Summer Student/ Intern positions will be subject to operational needs and dependent upon COVID-19 restrictions.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking enthusiastic students with a high school diploma and are enrolled in a post-secondary program and returning to school in Fall 2023. Experience in a landscape/park maintenance environment is an asset. A valid G2 driver’s license is required, with no more than 3 demerit points. Students would need to be available to work flexible hours including afternoon shifts and weekends.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated customer service excellence. We are seeking an individual with superior interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This position offers an hourly salary of $17.14.

Satisfactory proof of schooling or return to school, may be requested.

New employees who commence employment on or after November 15, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated is determined as the status of having received the full series of approved vaccines (both doses of a two dose vaccine series, one dose of a single dose vaccine series) and any additional doses required and approved by Health Canada and having satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The Town of Caledon reserves the right to request proof of vaccination at any time. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.  The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

How To Apply
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers

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Job Overview

Location:

Caledon

Province:

Ontario

Starting Salary:

$17.14

Category

Parks, Recreation & Culture

Job Type

Temporary Full Time

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