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Summer Grounds Workers

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Summer Grounds Workers
Appointment Type Casual
Position Dates May-Aug 2024
Hours per week/FTE 40
About the Position
The Facilities Management department at Lethbridge College requires three (3) outdoor enthusiasts to join their team as Grounds Workers for the summer months. We offer an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in maintaining and enhancing the campus grounds. This casual position provides support to the college’s grounds keeping team in various tasks related to landscaping, maintenance, and beautification of the campus environment.
Incumbents will be assigned 40 hours of work per week.
Position Details
Key Responsibilities:
  • Grounds Maintenance: Assist in the upkeep of lawns, gardens, and athletic fields by mowing, edging, weeding, and pruning as needed.
  • Landscape Enhancement: Participate in planting flowers, shrubs, and trees to enhance the aesthetic appeal of the campus grounds.
  • Irrigation System Operation: Assist with the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems to ensure proper watering of plants and turf areas.
  • Trash Removal: Collect and dispose of litter and debris from outdoor areas to maintain cleanliness and tidiness.
  • Equipment Operation: Operate landscaping equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, and leaf blowers safely and efficiently under the supervision of experienced staff.
  • Pathway Maintenance: Help maintain walkways and pathways by sweeping, blowing, and applying necessary treatments for weed control.
  • Special Projects: Participate in special projects as assigned by supervisors, which may include campus beautification initiatives, event setup, or other related tasks.
Required Qualifications
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn.
  • Demonstrate ability to work alone and in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, physically capable of performing the job duties.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in landscaping or grounds maintenance is preferred.

Salary AUPE Class Level 2 Step 1 at $17.34 per hour
Working Here
Land Acknowledgement

Located on the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, Lethbridge College is committed to honouring the land from a place of knowing. We honour the Siksikaitsitapi as both the traditional and current Land Keepers of this area, and we welcome all Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples who call Blackfoot territory their home to disclose as such when submitting applications.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

At Lethbridge College, we know we all benefit when the rich diversity of our campus community is fully represented, and all students and employees are included. We are committed to identifying and overcoming systemic barriers that impede individuals from underrepresented groups. We are ready to work together to ensure Lethbridge College is a place where all individuals feel valued for their unique perspectives, skills, and contributions and are afforded equal opportunities to participate in learning, research, and innovation.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment for all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, and age.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number C24-00373
Open Date 04/01/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you physically capable of performing the job duties associated with this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. What would you like us to know about you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you currently a Lethbridge College student?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you a Canadian citizen or permanent resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you between the ages of 15 and 30?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation