Summer Seasonal Employment Opportunities


2018 Summer Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Wascana Centre is looking for summer students to fill a variety of positions throughout Wascana Centre. Please see below for some of the opportunities available this year. Please specify in your cover letter any experience or knowledge you have using equipment for each position and knowledge of plants or trees. 


Groundskeeping Positions

We are looking for people to perform landscaping and maintenance duties within Wascana Centre.  You will be using mowers, rototillers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, and other related tools to help keep the park beautiful.  These are manual labour positions working outdoors. For more information regarding the specific duties and qualifications please see job description here. When applying, please submit resumes under the ‘Facilities Operator and General Labourer’ button.


Horticulture Positions

We are looking for people who enjoy working with plants.  Our horticulture department is responsible for planting and maintaining the flower beds, planters, and trees found within Wascana Centre.  We have a fully operational greenhouse and nursery.  This is an ideal opportunity for someone who likes plants and has an interest in identifying and properly caring for them.  These are manual labour positions working outdoors. For more information regarding the specific duties and qualifications please see job description here. When applying, please submit resumes under the ‘Agriculture and Environmental Services’ button.


Forestry Positions

We are looking for people to assist in the care and maintenance of trees and shrubs in the urban forest within Wascana Centre. This will include watering, mulching, staking and pruning as well as preparing sites for landscaping and planting. You will need a basic knowledge of plant identification to follow maps, planting plans and adding data to our tree inventory. You will be using a variety of equipment used in forestry operations. For more information regarding the specific duties and qualifications please see job description here. When applying, please submit resumes under the ‘Agriculture and Environmental Services’ button.


Construction Positions

We are looking for seasonal construction workers to perform minor renovations, maintenance and some new small construction projects.  Projects will also include landscape construction and maintenance.  You will possess carpentry and landscaping related skills.  These are manual labour positions working mostly outdoors.  For more information regarding the specific duties and qualifications please see job description here. When applying, please submit resumes under the ‘Facilities Operator and General Labourer’ button.


APPLY HERE: http://www.careers.gov.sk.ca/studentjobs

*Please Note: If students are interested in multiple positions they need to submit one application under every button that interests them.