The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Labourer with Capital Planning & Operations. This is a full-time (40 hours per week), 1-year term position with the GLTA employee group. The position is funded by the University Budget with a salary of $19.94 per hour.
Manual work in the performance of semi-skilled tasks of a physically demanding nature. The duties include a degree of skill in moving and transporting materials and equipment, lawn maintenance, and snow removal.
- Shovel snow from steps, walkways, fire hydrants, and building roofs. Sand and salt steps and walkways, as well as other areas, as directed. Assist crews on snow blower equipment, front-end loaders, and trucks equipped with snow removal attachments.
- Cut and trim grass, shrubs, and hedges by hand or with power equipment. Rake and load leaves, trimmings, and other refuse. Assist in repairing and building of lawns, landscaping, and building of retaining walls.
- Responsible for general cleanliness and clean-up duties around the campus such as picking up paper, clearing refuse, and sweeping sidewalks, streets, and parking lots.
- Assist with re-lamping streetlights, walk lights, and inspecting and clearing roof drains, tunnels, and fire hydrants. As well as assisting with the application of asphalt.
- Load and unload trucks, including garbage trucks. Carry heavy cartons or equipment from transportation facilities to storage or building site. Set up material and furniture for special activities.
- Maintain sports fields as directed.
- Use various types of hand tools as required. Sign out and return tools and equipment from departmental stores.
- Perform related duties as required.
- High School Diploma, or equivalent. Some experience as a general labourer.
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
- Physical condition and strength sufficient to do physical and manual work for long periods of time under varying weather conditions.
- Some knowledge of general maintenance on labour tools and equipment.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety practices necessary to the proper performance of strenuous lifting and labour work, and of any safety precautions which should be taken when working with various automotive and mechanical equipment.
- Experience operating snow removal equipment would be considered an asset for this position.
- The ability to be contacted by telephone outside of normal working hours to deal with campus emergencies.
Closing date for applications is January 28, 2021 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.