Groundskeeper, Snow and Ice Control

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Position covered by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1334

Groundskeeper, Snow and Ice Control

Grounds Department, Physical Resources

Temporary full-time from December 2, 2019 to March 27, 2020

Two (2) Positions

Hours of Work: Weekdays, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hiring #: 2019-0552

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

Reporting to the Manager, Grounds Department, the Groundskeeper is responsible for the operation of a variety of minor machinery and related equipment used in the landscape and maintenance operation including: sidewalk plows and sanders, self-propelled snow blowers, etc., for snow and ice clearing operations; under supervision, the Groundkeeper shovels snow, performs general landscape work; keeps records; and performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements of the position include:  Grade 10 education (grade 12 preferred), and related experience.  Driver’s license may be required to drive a pick-up truck.  Candidates must be able to repeatedly perform the range of physical functions required in this position, including during inclement weather.

For Internal Applicants: Permanent regular full-time University of Guelph employees who are interested in applying for a temporary full-time (secondment) opportunity must request permission from their current manager/supervisor for a leave of absence from their current position in advance of submitting their application.  

Classification               CUPE Band 2
0-3 month rate            $22.00 per hour
Job Rate                     $23.16 per hour
Work Location             Throughout the University’s main campus in Guelph

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2019 10 07  
Closing Date: 2019 10 15