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Parks Maintenance Student - Horticulture

Job Number: 1056

Contract   |  Orangeville, Ontario   |  Posted on Feb 10, 2021 ← Back

The Corporation of the Town of Orangeville

invites applications for


Parks Maintenance Students - Horticulture

Community Services Department, Facilities and Parks Division

Contract dates: April 26, 2021 to September 3, 2021


The Community Services Department requires two 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.


Please note:

  • The hourly rate for this position is currently under review.
  • To be eligible for this job, students must be enrolled in full-time post-secondary education. Preference is given to those returning to full-time post-secondary studies in the fall. Students may be asked to provide proof of enrolment.
  • Student interviews are expected to be scheduled during March 2021. We will attempt to work within the Winter 2021 reading weeks currently advertised by Ontario post-secondary institutions; however, please be advised that we may not be able to accommodate every school schedule. Virtual interview formats may be available.
  • All Town student positions are subject to budget and grant approval, and thus may be subject to change.
  • At this time, the Town expects to hire two students in this position; however, due to ongoing changes with the COVID-19 pandemic, this recruitment could be modified or cancelled.


Eligible students are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 12 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Applications may be submitted online, or in person to the Town Hall located at 87 Broadway.

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

Job Type



Orangeville, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 26, 2021

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