Public Works Student (Summer Student Job 2020)

  • Public Works Student (Summer Student Job 2020)

    Job Number: J0120-0286
    Job Code: NOPRKW
    Job Category: SUMMER STUDENT
    Department: Public Works Services
    Bargaining Unit: Student
    Job Type: Summer Student
    Number of Positions: 47
    Contract Duration : May 4 - Aug 31, 2020
    Hours of Work: 40 hrs/wk
    Date Posted: January 14, 2020
    ???????Closing Date: March 9, 2020

    Opening Statement

    Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

    Position Summary

    • Ensure parks, open spaces, and outdoor amenities are safe, clean, and accessible
    • Responsible for turf maintenance, trimming and cutting grass etc.
    • Maintain sports fields; ball diamonds, soccer fields, parks etc.
    • Assist with general labourer duties
    • Field security
    • Clean and maintain park furniture
    • Perform traffic control duties (flagging)
    • Clean washrooms
    • Pick-up litter
    • Empty garbage/recycle bins
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Shift hours of operation are between 7:00 am and 11:00 pm, (Monday to Sunday)
    • Must be available to start full-time work as of May 4, 2020, varied shifts including evenings and weekends

    Qualifications, Competencies

    • Preference will be given to those with a valid Class 'G' driver’s licence
    • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork

    Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

    • Ability to work alone or in a team environment
    • Proven customer service skills
    • Proof of immunity to Tetanus and Hepatitis B may be required prior to start date
    • Ability to work outside in inclement weather conditions
    • Must be able to follow instructions and complete daily work assignments
    • Must provide and wear CSA approved protective footwear
    • A satisfactory criminal record check will be required by the successful candidates at their own expense.

    Closing Statement

    Please apply to Career Opportunities at:
    Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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