Summer Jobs @ The Arboretum

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

We are seeking students to join our summer grounds crew The University of Guelph Arboretum is currently accepting applications for seasonal summer employment on the grounds. The position will be based out of the RJ Hilton centre on College Ave E., Guelph, Ontario. The position pays $12.00 per hour, for 35 hours per week (8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday), and runs for 18 weeks, starting April 25th (start date is flexible).
The position entails outdoor physical work in a team environment. Day to day tasks may include:
 Tree planting
 Machinery operation (e.g. mowers)
 Tree nursery and greenhouse work
 A variety of other tasks involved in the overall maintenance and operation of The Arboretum
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
 A resident of Ontario on first day of employment
 Legally eligible to work in Canada
 15-24 years of age (up to 29 with disability) on first day of employment
 A student – currently enrolled, returning in Sept 2016, on academic break, or graduated within 6 months of first day of employment.
Applications must be received by February 26th 2016.
To apply, please send a resume via e-mail to: Dr. Shelley Hunt, Arboretum Director,

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