Roads Maintenance Student

February 14, 2020

The Corporation of the County of Huron
Public Works Department

Requires Three (3) Temporary Full Time
Roads Maintenance Student

Summary of Duties:

  • Complete and assist with completing assigned tasks under the supervision of senior staff.
  • Perform grounds keeping and assist with the upkeep of building exteriors and grounds, including grass cutting, weeding, planting and trimming.
  • Ability to operate and maintain grounds keeping equipment such as lawn mowers, tractors, whipper snippers, blowers, etc.
  • Experience in the use of hand and power tools to undertake minor maintenance and repairs to equipment, would be an asset.
  • Student labourers shall provide their own safety shoes.
  • Grass mowing and trimming
  • Traffic control
  • Road patching and roadside garbage pickup
  • Other activities within the Public Works Department

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Candidates must be available for the full term of the seasonal contract
  • Candidates must currently be enrolled and returning to full time studies in a post-secondary recognized educational institution on a full time basis and maintaining a course load of 3 or more courses in the fall of 2020.
  • Documentation that provides proof of current enrolment as well as identifying your status in the program must be submitted with your application.
  • Failure to provide documentation will disqualify you from future consideration.
  • Excellent customer service and good interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to deal with the public courteously and efficiently
  • Strong communication skills, able to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR “C” certification would be an asset
  • Candidates must provide their own CSA approved safety footwear and hardhat
  • Must be physically able to perform all duties including heavy lifting, prolonged standing and walking on uneven surfaces
  • Candidates are expected to work in all weather conditions
  • Candidates must be able to provide their own transportation to and from home and the assigned patrol yard, and could be assigned to any patrol in Huron County
  • Applicants must be available to attend an interview in person (interviews will not be conducted via the telephone and/or the internet)

Candidates selected for an interview will be required to produce the following documents at the time of interview:

  • Proof of Current Insurance Coverage and current Driver’s Abstract
  • Valid Ontario Drivers Licence, G2 (minimum)

Wages: As per 2019 non-union student wage grid. $15.58-$17.26/ hour

This position is located in various patrol areas.

Please forward a cover letter and resume to humanresources[at]huroncounty[dot]ca by 4:30PM March 9th, 2020.

Submission Guidelines: 

To be considered for this position, please ensure your:

  • Email subject line is “2020 Road Maintenance Student”
  • cover letter is a maximum of one page long
  • cover letter and resume are saved together in one pdf file
  • pdf file name is your: First name Last name (e.g. “Jane Smith.pdf”)

Posted February 14/2020

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The County of Huron is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.