MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.
We are seeking casual Grounds Worker for our Facilities Division.
The Facilities Division at MacEwan University is the largest service department. Facilities
designs, maintains and operates our campuses and grounds, ensuring that they are
secure, clean, functional, sustainable, and inspiring.
The Grounds Worker is responsible for maintaining the grounds area at all campuses. The candidate must be able to provide twenty-four-hour response to winter weather conditions. It is their responsibility to perform duties while adhering to all safety regulations and safe work practices. The successful candidate will be required to work Saturdays and Sundays.
Operate landscaping equipment
Able to safely work with chemicals
Able to work outdoors in all types of weather
Excellent mechanical aptitude
Possess a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing using the English language
Be in general good physical condition and health
Able to work flexible hours
Knowledge of WHMIS and OH&S Regulations
Knowledge of horticultural best-practices
Completion of Grade 12
Minimum of one-year landscape maintenance or relevant educational background
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Salary||MSA Band B $18.38 to $22.78 per hour|
|Closing Date||September 30, 2019|
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