Summer Student Grounds Maintenance (7 vacancies)

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Posting #:CUPE1295-4A-13-T
Posted:Feb 6, 2013
Employment Status:Temporary Full-Time (4 months)
Faculty:Not Applicable
Department:Facilities Management, Maintenance and Operations, Grounds Crew
Salary Scale:$11.97 / hour
Hours of Work:40 hours/week, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., April 29 - August 30, 2013

Job Summary

We’re one of the fastest-growing universities in Ontario, with hundreds of millions of dollars committed to new construction and programs. We’re small enough to be intimate and big enough to attract world-class minds. Located at the centre of Canada's beautiful Niagara Peninsula, Brock offers an exciting work environment with strong undergraduate, graduate and interdisciplinary programs and a vigorous research culture. We are looking for self-motivated full-time Brock University Students, returning to University in the fall to assist with the University’s Grounds maintenance.

Position Profile

Summer Students are full-time returning Brock University students responsible for assisting the full time staff to ensure the appearance of the campus landscape is well maintained. This position is rewarding but it is hard physical work. Tasks will include but are not limited to: grass cutting, trimming, weeding, picking up litter and garbage removal.


The ideal candidate will have:

• Experience with landscaping and landscape maintenance tools and equipment an asset
• Valid Driver’s License preferred
• Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions, including adverse conditions
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Please submit fully completed application forms, along with a resume, to or to Human Resources, BROCK UNIVERSITY, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1 by Friday, March 1, 2013. For your convenience, the general application form may be printed off the web at, click “Career Opportunities”, then click on “General Application Form”. Please indicate "Summer Grounds Crew" on the top of the application form.

While we thank all applicants for their interest in these positions, however, due to volume we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.

Brock University is an equal opportunity employer.