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Employment Opportunity

Snow / Ice Removal

Facilities Services/Campus Development
 
Competition Number: 13-3119
 
Appointment Type: Casual/Auxiliary
 
 
Start/End: November 01, 2013 up to March 31, 2014
 
Workload: As and when required
 
Employment Group: CUPE CASUAL 1
 
Position: 00200
Location: Nanaimo Campus
 
Duties: Perform a variety of unskilled duties relative to the function of snow/ice removal. Such duties are normally performed under the direct supervision of Facilities Services personnel and Zone Captains. The duties are performed outdoors and may involve working in undesirable weather conditions. Time of work is usually requested and required between the hours of midnight and 2:00 am.
 
Required Qualifications: Must be physically fit, as work requires the performance of duties resulting in physical fatigue caused by almost continuous moderate physical activity and intermittent periods of heavy physical activity. Job requires frequent exposure to major undesirable and disagreeable conditions as outdoor tasks may be completed in severe weather conditions. Safety footwear (CSA Standard) required. Suitable personal clothing and accessories must be supplied as necessary for the duties and weather conditions. Must be willing to be called-out to work on short notice any time during the night or early morning.
 
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to operate a variety of tools used on snow/ice removal such as snow shovels and pushers; ice scrapers and chippers; awning and roof snow pushers; gas powered snow throwers; fertilizer cyclone spreaders for salt and ice melt applications in larger areas; and hand shakers for salt & ice melting application. A valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: October 18, 2013 - October 30, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.