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Groundsworker (2) positions - summer term

Summer Student


Slave Lake

Competition #:


Open To:

Metis Youth (ages 15-30)

Date Posted:

May 3rd, 2018

Closing Date:

May 22nd, 2018 - 11:59pm

Job Start Date:

June 1st, 2018

Job End Date:

August 31st, 2018

Compensation Rate:

$13.60 to $15.00 per hour

Hours Per Week:

40 hours

Additional Information:

Northern Lakes College is a publicly governed Comprehensive Community Institution (CCI) with 25 campuses, located in over 50 communities across northern Alberta. Diploma and certificate programs include academic upgrading, business administration, office administration, health sciences and human services, trades and technology, university studies, and variety of continuing education and corporate training certificates and courses. We support and promote professional development and wellness opportunities, and provide our employees with an attractive benefits plan and competitive salaries. The college’s service region offers numerous recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

The Facilities department at our Slave Lake Campus has the following summer student positions available:

Groundsworker (2) positions


Wage: $13.60 to $15.00 per hour

June 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018


  • Funded by Rupertsland Institute;
  • Metis Youth Summer Employment Program;
  • Must be a Metis Youth (ages 15-30);
  • Must be commencing full time studies in the Fall of 2018;
  • Must be available for full-time summer employment.


  • Grass cutting using both riding lawn mower and push mower;
  • Trimming trees and shrubs and gardens;
  • Building maintenance and painting;
  • Assisting with other duties as required.

For complete details on this employment opportunity, visit us online at: click on on Careers at NLC

Please submit a resume quoting the reference number NLC-1659 to:

Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, Alberta  T0G 2A3. 

Fax: 780-849-5881

Closing Date: May 22, 2018

Northern Lakes College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

Major Job Function:

Reports to the Senior Director of Facilities and Ancillary Services and is responsible for assisting with day-to-day maintenance of college facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties will include grass cutting, with both, push and riding lawn mowers;

Trimming trees and shrubs and garden planting;

Cleaning debris from the grounds;

Building maintenance and painting;

Assisting staff members with other duties as required.

Skills and Knowledge:

Must be physically able to perform grounds and maintenance work;

Well-organized, friendly and approachable;

Able to take direction;

Pay attention to detail, understand the importance of accuracy;

Possess good oral and written communication skills;

Possess good work ethic and be willing to perform a variety of tasks.





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