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Parks Maintenance Students - Horticulture

Job Number: 1013

Contract   |  Orangeville, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 14, 2020 ← Back

The Corporation of the Town of Orangeville invites applications for


Parks Maintenance Students - Horticulture

Community Services Department

Contract dates: April 27, 2020 to September 4, 2020


The Community Services Department requires Parks Maintenance Students – Horticulture to assist in maintaining the Town’s landscape. This will include preparation and planting of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs; including but not limited to watering, pruning, fertilizing, cultivation, mulching, edging, and other duties as assigned. Normal hours of work for this position will be forty (40) hours per week. This position will require working various shifts, including evenings, weekends and statutory holidays.


Students must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary horticultural education program.  This may include Horticultural Technician, Landscape Technician, Floral Design, Greenhouse Technician or similar field of studies.  A valid driver’s license is a requirement of this position. Related previous experience would be an asset.


Hourly Range: under review


All student interviews will be scheduled between February 19 and February 28, 2020. Please note that all student positions are subject to budget and grant approval, and thus may be subject to change. 


Eligible students are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020. Applications may be submitted online, or in person to the Town Hall located at 87 Broadway. If submitting a resume via email, please quote the job title in the subject line.


The Town of Orangeville is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. By submitting your personal information to the Town of Orangeville, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in connection with our recruitment, hiring and/or employment processes. Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment with the Town of Orangeville. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources at 87 Broadway, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 1K1.

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Town of Orangeville

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Orangeville, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 27, 2020

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