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  • 22 Feb 2018
  • 31 Mar 2018
  • 11:59 PM
  • City of Kitchener

Job ID #: 1742

POSITION OVERVIEW: Assists with outdoor ground maintenance.


      • Assists in the maintenance of trails, playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts and outdoor furniture
      • Helps maintain resilient surface for playgrounds
      • Assists staff with the removal of graffiti
      • Maintains trails; prunes overgrown vegetation along trails
      • Removes debris at various locations around the city
      • Empties garbage receptacles
      • Keeps play equipment and trail system free from litter and debris
      • Operates gas powered leaf blower, hedge trimmer and line trimmer
      • Performs other related duties as required


            • Must have a minimum equivalent to partial secondary school education
            • Must have up to 1 month of related experience
            • Must be reliable with a good attitude
            • Must be willing to work in a team environment and have a willingness to accept directions
            • Ability to perform physical labour
            • Strong customer service skills
            • Preference will be given to candidates holding a valid G class license
            Please note that as per Human Resources Policy #II-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":
            "The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.
            The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:
            1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.
            2. within the same Division in the case of students."

              Candidates selected for hire may be required to provide a satisfactory driver's abstract dated no earlier than 30 days prior to their hire date as a condition of employment.

              Note: Candidates may be required to successfully complete online training and assessments prior to start date as a condition of hire.

              We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code.

              We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

              Department: Infrastructure Services
              Union Affiliation: Non-Union/Management               
              Job Status: Summer Student
              Posting Added Date: 12/21/2017        
              Posting Closing Date: 3/31/2018
              Internal Posting Closing Date: 3/31/18
              Posting Closing Time: 11:59pm
              Progress Status: Receiving applications
              Branch/Location Offices: Various locations                   
              Compensation Range: $14.44-$15.16 (est rate effect April 1/18)
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