Snow Shovelers

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Snow Shovelers

Grounds Department, Physical Resources

Temporary part-time (up to 16 hours per week) from approximately
November 29, 2021, to March 25, 2022 (based on weather conditions)

Are you looking to supplement your current workload? Or to earn some extra money in time for the holidays? Well, here’s a great opportunity for you! As a Snow Shoveler, you will get to be part of a fantastic team in Physical Resources, belong to the wonderful Community that is the University of Guelph and also get to work on one of the most beautiful campuses in Ontario!

In your role as a Snow Shoveler, you will be responsible for providing professional and reliable snow removal services by manually clearing snow on assigned routes, spreading ice-melter as needed, and performing other duties as assigned, including work preparatory to the active snow season.  

Candidates must be physically fit and reliable. The typical workday begins at 6:00 a.m., however, during significant snow events, shovelers may be called in as early as 2:30 a.m. No guarantee of hours, actual availability of work will be contingent on the weather conditions.

Rate: $16.00 per hour

Please apply with a letter of interest, including any relevant qualifications to   

Please title your email, “Snow Shoveler application”.  Applications will be considered until all of the positions are filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those being considered for hiring will be contacted.  Job postings are intended for recruitment purposes only and should not be construed as official job descriptions.

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: 2021 09 27
Closing Date: 2021 10 18 (extended)