Summer Student Grounds Maintenance (4 Vacancies)

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Posting #:CUPE1295 01A-14T
Posted:Feb 26, 2014
Employment Status:Summer Student
Faculty:Not Applicable
Department:Facilities Management, Maintenance & Operations, Grounds Crew
Salary Scale:Wage Rate: Student rate 11.97/hour (effective May 1, 2012)
Hours of Work:4 months, 40 hours/week, 7:30am to 4:00pm, May 1 – August 29, 2014

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


Please submit fully completed application forms, along with a resume, to or to Human Resources, BROCK UNIVERSITY, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1 by March 10, 2014. 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 Student Grounds Maintenance" 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 committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measure will be addressed confidentially.

*Salary is defined by the CUPE 1295 Student Collective agreement.