Groundskeeper, Snow & Ice Control - Weekend Nights

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


Groundskeeper, Snow & Ice Control

Grounds Department, Physical Resources

Temporary from January 1, 2018 to April 1, 2018

One (1) position at 60% workload

Hours of work: Two 12-hour shifts; Friday, 9:30 p.m. to Saturday 10:30 a.m., and Saturday, 9:30 p.m. to Sunday, 10:30 a.m. with two half-hour unpaid lunches per shift

Hiring #: 2017-0662

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: 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.  During significant weather events, the Groundskeeper may be called in at other times.

Requirements of the position include:  Grade 10 education (grade 12 preferred), and related experience.  Driver’s license is 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.

Classification               CUPE Band 2
0-3 month rate             $21.68 per hour plus any applicable shift premium
Job Rate                     $22.82 per hour plus any applicable shift premium
Work Location             Throughout the University’s main campus in Guelph

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

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: 2017 12 21
Closing Date: Until Filled