Groundskeepers – Student Summer Employment Opportunity

Prairieland Park

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Prairieland Park is seeking to fill two temporary summer full time Groundskeeper Assistant positions.
The terms of the positions are May 7th, 2018 to August 24th, 2018.
Hours:  40 hours per week; 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (1/2 hour unpaid lunch)

Job Description/Duties:

  • Maintenance of Prairieland Park grounds: cutting grass, whipper-snipping, irrigation duties, planting and maintenance of all seasonal plants and existing trees/shrubs, garbage clean up as required, weed control/ spraying, pest (gopher) control.
  • Design, plan and implement multifaceted medium scale floral programs including: baskets, beds, containers, and seasonal displays.
  • Apply soil mixtures and fertilizers.
  • Inspect plant material for pests, insects and disease and apply appropriate corrective measures.
  • Sound knowledge of plants, plant maintenance, soil disease, weeding, plant identifications and pruning.

Job Requirements:

  • Post-secondary student with some experience in grounds keeping, landscaping, and plant maintenance.
  • Student to be qualified accepted and returning full time to post-secondary school in the fall of 2018.
  • Experience with operating grounds keeping equipment, small hand tools and irrigation equipment an asset.
  • Physically fit to be able to perform heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Close date: Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to:

 Human Resources
P.O. Box 6010, Saskatoon, SK. S7K 4E4
Fax: (306) 931-7886


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