City of Winnipeg Seasonal Labourer Full Time in Winnipeg, MB

City of Winnipeg

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Seasonal Labourer
Winnipeg, MB

The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process….

The City of Winnipeg is a vibrant and dynamic organization with many opportunities!

We offer a diverse and welcoming work environment that delivers quality services to our citizens.

Seasonal Labourer
Public Works Department
Posting No: 116744

Closing Date: June 6, 2018

Job Profile

Be part of a crew working as a Seasonal Labourer. We have positions in various divisions within the Public Works Department including Parks & Open Space and Streets Maintenance. Duties may include but not limited to: grounds maintenance, pesticide application for pest and/or weed control, preparation/clean-up of worksites, assist with traffic control, operating and general maintenance of various types of tools and equipment, maintain clean and safe shops and yards.

As the Seasonal Labourer you will:

  • Perform physically demanding laboring functions required for various areas, such as but not limited to: grass cutting, trimming, weeding, spraying, cleaning, watering, cultivating, shovelling, worksite preparation and set-up, worksite take-down and clean-up
  • Assist with controlling traffic and barricade/sign removal
  • Operate, clean, and maintain various tools and equipment to department standards
  • Complete reports and/or records as required in written and/or electronic format
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Follow established safe work practices, operating policies and procedures

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Grade 10 education or equivalent
  • Previous landscaping and/or construction experience, which could include: lawn/turf maintenance, painting, concrete work, asphalt work
  • Knowledge and ability to use various types of hand and power tools
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and courteously with staff and the general public
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • A valid Manitoba Driver’s Licence is an asset

Conditions of employment:

  • Must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position and in all weather conditions (including heavy repetative lifting up to 50 lbs)
  • Must be able to work in a dusty unclean environment
  • Must be capable to stand and work for prolonged periods and over uneven terrain
  • Must be able to work overhead and at heights for extended periods
  • Must be able to work with crew members cooperatively and respectfully
  • Must be available to work until the end of the operations season as required

How to Apply

APPLY ONLINE, including all documentation listed below:

  • Current resume AND/OR Application Form (Required).

*Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.*

If you do NOT have access to a computer/email, please apply, including all documentation listed above, to: Staffing Branch, HR Services, Main Floor – 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB by 4:30 P.M., June 6, 2018.


Online applications can be submitted at http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/. For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ’s or contact 311. The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process.

The hourly rate of pay is: $19.19 – $21.75.

We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development!


Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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