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Job Order #: 5783216

Employer Name:
Downtown Saskatoon
Wage/Salary Info:
$14.25 per hour
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Length of Employment:
May 10 to August 27
Grade 12
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Employer Name:
Downtown Saskatoon

Employer Address:
242 3RD AVE S

Contact Name:
Jamie Marushak

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Downtown Saskatoon, the Business Improvement District (BID) serves approximately 1,000 businesses in Downtown Saskatoon. As the cultural hub of the city, we are recognized for our many festivals and events. The Downtown Saskatoon Clean & Safe Team works under the direction of the Operations Supervisor to ensure that all areas of the Downtown are kept clean and free of debris & litter to uphold and enhance the image of downtown. They are primarily responsible for sweeping sidewalks, collecting rubbish, removing litter from public amenities, reporting and assisting with graffiti removal.
**MUST BE BETWEEN 18-30 years old due to funding source, and preference may be given to returning students**
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Safe and efficient daily street maintenance including sweeping sidewalks, picking up garbage, clearing ashtrays, etc.
-Maintain street flowers and amenities.
-Maintain cleanliness of poster boards & put up posters as directed.
-Safe removal and disposal of syringes or other paraphernalia found within the BID boundary or alert authorities in the event assistance is required.
-Provide general information and assistance to people downtown.
-Other duties as assigned to deal with special events or functions.
Preferred Qualifications:
-Energetic, personable, have a positive attitude, and a good work record.
-Must be available to work flexible hours outdoors with the ability to work in all types of weather.
-Team player with the ability to work in a team environment and also able to work independently.
-Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds, do a lot of walking and standing (this position is physically demanding).
-Able to operate power equipment such as a leaf blower, street vacuum, power washer, etc.
-Class 5 drivers license is required
Position runs approx May 10 - Aug 27, 2021
Hours of Work:  Mon - Fri: 7:00 a.m.  3:00 p.m.   2 full time and one half time position.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Not required
Type of Machinery or Equipment
 - Weed trimmer/edger
 - Tractor
 - Tractor mower
 - Small engine equipment
 - Pick-up truck
Specific Skills
 - Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
 - Remove litter and garbage
 - Rake/ collect refuse
 - Water lawns/gardens
Work Setting
 - Park or public area
Work Location Information
 - Urban area
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Repetitive tasks
 - Physically demanding
 - Manual dexterity
 - Attention to detail
 - Standing for extended periods
 - Walking
 - Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Site Environment
 - Outdoors
 - Noisy
 - Hot


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