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Service Worker Grounds

Employer
University of Toronto
Location
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Service Worker Grounds

Date Posted: 05/13/2022
Req ID: 24270
Faculty/Division: Asst VP - Operations & Services
Department: Facilities and Services - Buildings & Grounds
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

Under general supervision, performs labour maintenance functions on grounds.

Typical Duties

The following illustrative tasks indicate the level of skill required and the extent of the responsibility involved in this position. They in no way limit the incumbent to the tasks indicated.

Flexibility of the employee to perform a wide variety of functions is necessary in successfully fulfilling the requirements of this position. The degree to which each employee performs each of the following tasks listed below will vary according to where and when the employee is scheduled to work.

  • trims, cuts and waters grass; maintains all soft landscaping. This includes activities such as watering, weeding, cultivating, fertilizing, pruning etc;

  • rakes leaves, lays sod;

  • prepares ground for planting; plants flowers, shrubs and trees;

  • works on campus cleaning details;

  • removes graffiti and posters from campus property;

  • works on snow and ice removal;

  • other related duties as required.

Education: Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.

Experience: One year of related work experience is preferred.

Other: Physical ability to perform required duties, demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English (oral and written), ability to work under all weather conditions and may be required to work long and varied hours. Must possess valid Provincial Class "G" driver's licence.

There are 10 vacancies available and shifts are typically 3 days a week on average; this summer opportunity ends on September 3, 2022.

Closing Date: 05/30/2022, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Hourly
Schedule: Part-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: $15.00/hour
Job Category: Facilities/Ancilliary Services

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

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].


Job Segment: Part Time

Organization

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.

 

U of T is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
U of T is one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.

 

Are you looking for a challenging, meaningful career in a supportive and diverse environment?

Work where the world comes to think.

Work where the world comes to discover.

Work where the world comes to learn.

 

Opportunities exist for people from a wide range of backgrounds, ranging from recent graduates to experienced senior professionals.

We offer challenging work within an open environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our focus is on creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains excellent employees through a combination of competitive compensation, favourable working conditions, opportunities for career growth and development and a unique organizational culture.

Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
  • World-renowned libraries;
  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.

 

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