New Job Seasonal Maintenance Worker In Prince Edward Island

Seasonal Maintenance Worker
Seasonal Maintenance Worker

Seasonal Maintenance Worker

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $35,554–$39,949 a year
Location : Prince Edward Island

Full Description

Position: Maintenance Worker

Category: Seasonal

Reports to: Maintenance Technician

Last Updated: March 9, 2023

Salary Range: Level 3 ($35,554 to $39,949 per year)


The Maintenance Worker - is a seasonal position that reports directly to the Recreation Maintenance Technician. This position is anticipated to work from May to October. Under general supervision, this position will perform tasks relating to a variety of areas including sport facility maintenance, parks and trail maintenance and community beautification including horticulture.

Duties and Responsibilities:


§ Implement preventative maintenance plans for Town owned recreational facilities and properties.

§ Operate a variety of equipment to maintain athletic fields and greenspaces.

§ Assist with the operation and maintenance of the outdoor commercial pool.

§ Assist with the setup and maintenance of the Town’s outdoor rinks.

§ Assist in the supervision and training of seasonal staff.

§ Inspect tractor and mower for safe and proper operation; maintain equipment as needed, replacing fuel, fluids, and oil.

§ Mow, edge, trim and rake fields.

§ Assist with planting and maintaining Town flower beds.

§ Operate light vehicles, commercial mowers, small grass cutting/hedge trimming machinery, power tools and other specialized seasonal maintenance equipment.

§ Rake, sweep, blow and pick up clippings, paper, and trash from facilities.

§ Prepare the fields which will include dragging the infield, chalking the field according to specified dimensions, watering infield, and setting bases.

§ Field maintenance will include filling infield holes, adding clay to infield when necessary and inspecting the ball fields for proper safety.

§ Trail and parks maintenance including redefining, resurfacing, branch trimming, and removal of debris.

§ Move supplies, picnic tables and equipment as directed.

§ Assist with garbage, building maintenance and janitorial work.

§ Utilize independent judgment in performing grounds maintenance activities.

§ Assist in keeping work logs, maintenance records & inventory.

§ Understand and follow oral and written directions.

§ Ensure work is in accordance with the Town safety policy and procedures as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

§ Ensuring work is completed in compliance with Town By-Laws, Policies and Procedures.

§ Utilize a variety of hand and power tools in park and facility landscape maintenance work.

§ Assist in routine maintenance of such equipment.

§ Perform other such related duties, responsibilities and functions as may be assigned.

§ May be required to work in other maintenance areas as needed.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

  • Must maintain a valid Prince Edward Island Class 5 Driver’s license.
  • Capacity to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to the daily challenges associated with a busy work environment.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical activities including lifting, digging, shoveling, raking, climbing ladders; and must be able to actively participate in daily activities, working in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to capitalize on cost saving opportunities and efficiencies.
  • Strong problem solving, conflict management and organizational skills.
  • Develop, foster and sustain effective working relationships with residents and other Town staff.
  • Build, foster and sustain a positive public image.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Operation of a standard vehicle and trailer is an asset.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Experience in sports field management is an asset.
  • Experience operating a wide variety of landscape and park maintenance equipment is an asset.
  • First Aid, CPR and Whimis training is required or must be willing to obtain within 6 months.
  • Working knowledge of the Town properties and programs is an asset.
  • Additional training, seminars related to recreation maintenance is an asset.

Work Environment:

§ Work evenings, weekends and holidays as required.

§ Fill in for staff during turn over or unanticipated leaves of absence.

§ Perform manual labor including lifting heavy equipment, stooping, bending and twisting.

§ Normal working hours will be Tuesday – Saturday or Sunday to Thursday.

**Screening will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal
Contract length: 6 months

Salary: $35,554.00-$39,949.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person