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General Maintenance Worker (Casual)

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Position Information

Job Title General Maintenance Worker (Casual)
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Position Details
The Grounds Department requires the services of students to assist permanent staff in grounds care for the summer months April 29 – August 30. Duties will include:
  • Mowing with push and ride on mowers
  • String trimming
  • Emptying trash bins
  • Litter picking
  • Digging for irrigation repairs
  • Cleaning tilling and weeding feature beds
  • Other duties as assigned

Note: A valid unrestricted Class 5 Driver’s License with no more than 6 demerits and submission of a motor vehicle record (driver abstract) dated within 3 months of the posting close is required.

Pay Rate: $19.22 Hourly
Position Qualifications
Interested candidates must be proficient or have the ability to quickly learn the skills needed to:
  • Mow grass
  • Operate lawn care equipment
  • Work independently or as a team member, in a high-volume, service orientated work environment with frequent changes to work priorities.
All of the work involves interaction with the public so the ability to work safely and be aware of surroundings is paramount.
Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) Hiring Range indicated in Position Details
Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE)
Campus Lethbridge
Employment Group AUPE
Position Category
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/21/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 04/29/2024
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References