This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and locations across Ontario noted in the city list above. You will be required to identify the cities you are interested in applying to. Because some cities may be located in distant or remote areas in Ontario please confirm the location using Google Maps when applying. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries. Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on this application form. Resumes and cover letters cannot be attached. To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources: - Eligibility Requirements - Apply Online - Student Application Guide - item 1 in Key ResourcesWhat can I expect to do in this role?Work Description:• Assist staff with ground and lawn maintenance, general building and equipment maintenance, e.g. painting, brush removal, clearing culverts, servicing equipment, tools and machinery• Assist in carrying out inspections of facilities and grounds• Complete maintenance and inspection records • Position requires lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations• Work may require experience specified/listed in the questions below or other similar tasks as assignedThe following skills will be developed on the job:Communication and Organization Skills • Written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data)• Microsoft Office product suite skills, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases; using the email and Internet to conduct research • Administrative record keeping skills to complete daily log entries and maintenance reports of inspectionsTechnical Skills• Apply basic safe operating practices to work with machinery and equipment • Conduct mechanical maintenance of grounds, buildings, and lawn care equipment and tools (e.g. tractors, law mowers, weed trimmers and portable pumps)• You will be provided with training on the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Interpersonal, Team-work and Other Skills• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your work• Interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary teamHow do I qualify?MandatoryAll positions require students to be 15 years of age on the first day of employment with no age limit.Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) on the first day of employment due to program funding.Some positions on this job ad will require the successful candidate to undergo a general-level screening check, which includes a criminal record check, at their own expense.Skills:Requirements and Work Habits• Ability to work in an outdoor environment with some physical activity involved, including lifting and carrying weighted items in accordance with the Employment Standards Act and Workplace Health and Safety regulations• Ability and comfort in operating small machinery and using lawn care tools • Following directions and seeking clarification• Attention to detail; to record information accurately and to process and prepare administrative paperwork and payments• Being punctual
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