• Outside Summer Student - Roads

    Job ID
    # Positions
    External Closing Date
    Community Services
    Internal Closing Date
    Public Works Operations
    Closing Time
    4:30 pm EST.
    CAD $14.00/Hr.
    Posting Type
    CAD $14.50/Hr.
    Job Type
    Summer Student
    Contract Start Date
    Contract End Date
  • Overview

    If you are an energetic, enthusiastic and hardworking student who enjoys being part of a team, we would like to meet you.


    Students are hired to meet established service levels and deliver a high level of customer service.  


    Hours of Work:

    • A variety of shifts are available within a 40 hour work week
    • The majority of these shifts will be a day shift from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, however, afternoon and evening shifts may be required
    • Half hour lunch (on-site lunch required) 


    Working as a team member responsibilities include:

    • General road maintenance inclusive of repairs to catch basins, manholes, boulevards, potholes, traffic control
    • Traffic signs (maintain & repair)
    • Stop bar and crosswalk line painting
    • Sign manufacturing and production
    • Technical fieldwork
    • Cleaning & maintenance of trucks/inventory/yard


    Students applying for a summer student position must:


    • Be currently enrolled in a college or university as a full-time student and returning to school full time for the fall semester in September 2019
    • Must be available to commence work on April 29, 2019
    • Be able to work outdoors during all weather conditions and available to work 7 days a week including holidays from April 29 - August 30, 2019 
    • Must have a minimum of a valid Ontario Driver's License Class "G2"
    • Upon employment you must provide a current satisfactory drivers abstract
    • You demonstrate Richmond Hill's corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service
    • Previous experience working in a municipal setting outdoors would be considered an asset
    • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
    • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to deal with the public courteously and effectively
    • Must possess Green Patch CSA approved 8" safety boots


    The Town of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.


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