Student Labourer - Golf
City of Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, ON,Canada
4d ago
source : MNC Jobs

Job Description

General Information :

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE : It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of : race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.

Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics. Do not include :

  • Photos
  • Any certificates that have photo identification
  • Driver's licences
  • Police records checks
  • Note : The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division should you be the successful applicant.

    If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant. Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

    ACCOMMODATION : Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.

    Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources by 11 : 59 p.m. on the closing date.

    If you are offered a position as a summer student, you will be required to show proof of completing a full-time academic year (September to April) in 2019 / 2020 at a school, college, university or other educational institution.

    You may also be required to show proof of validity of my driver's licence, professional licences, and / or education when such certification constitutes a job requirement or corporate program requirement .


    Under the general supervision of the Supervisor - Golf Services, responsible for the general maintenance of the grounds.


  • Operates turf equipment (grass cutting), riding and push mower.
  • Operates grass trimmers (motorized), rakes and shovels.
  • Washes machinery and picks up garbage / litter.
  • Performs miscellaneous light and heavy manual labour outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

    Education / Experience :

  • Must be a secondary school graduate and enrolled at a college or university; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Previous turf / landscaping experience (i.e. grass cutting, sod laying, trimming, etc.)
  • Skills & Abilities :

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work well in a team environment
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Superior customer service skills and ability to deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse conditions
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class "G" Ontario Drivers Licence, or equivalent
  • Must meet the definition of a competent driver as defined by the Corporation
  • Assets :

  • Experience with operating mowers (riding or push, lawn tractors, etc.)
  • Experience working on a golf course
  • Knowledge and experience with the game of golf
  • Conditions of Employment :

  • Must remain a competent driver as defined by the Corporation
  • May be required to provide a successful driver's abstract
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