Job Posting 83720

Summer Grounds/Maintenance Worker
LutherCare Communities
Saskatoon area
closed 5 days ago (Wed, 18 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students

The Organization:

LCC is a leading provider of housing communities and supportive healthcare services and has been for over 65 years. LCC is a hybrid organization comprised of a number of companies that include for-profit and not-for-profit.  Services include long-term care, community day programs for adults, seniors’ housing, home support, intermediate care homes, group living homes, and subsidized family housing.  These services are fully accredited, showing our commitment to provide excellence in care, shelter and support. Taking a resident-first, all-inclusive approach, LCC seeks to ensure it maintains the integrity of the organization by always focusing on its residents. LCC does this by placing value on resident’s interests, feedback and guidance, engagement, and collaborative leadership.

The Position:

In support of the Vision, Mission and Values of LutherCare Communities, and with funding from Canada Summer Jobs, we are seeking a Summer Grounds/Maintenance Worker to join our team. This position works in conjunction with the Senior Maintenance Worker to ensure home repairs, grounds keeping and mechanical equipment are maintained.

Location: This position is located at various Group Homes in Saskatoon. 

This position is only available to youth who:

  • is between the age of 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
  • is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Position Details: 

  • 8 weeks
  • 35 hours per week
  • $11.81 per hour

The Applicant: This position will provide day-to-day support to LutherCare Communities Group Homes that include:

  • Minor repairs (faucets, toilets, changing locks etc.)
  • Yard maintenance
  • Painting
  • Operating equipment/machinery (lawn mower, leaf blower, hedge trimmers etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Maintenance Worker and/or Group Home General Manager

Preference will be given to those enrolled in a secondary school or post-secondary trades, maintenance or building operator program or equivalent, a valid class 5 driver's license will be required. Sufficient practical experience to perform the duties is required and experience working with seniors is an asset. Applicants must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently, have knowledge of the safe operation and maintenance of hand/power tools and grounds keeping equipment as well as basic knowledge of carpentry. Applicants must be physically able to perform job duties.

We believe in the power of diversity and we're dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment at LutherCare Communities. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.

LutherCare Communities wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants must provide a criminal background check prior to employment.

A Safe and Caring Continuum of Living™ for all.

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