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Job Details: Summer Student Labourers - Public Works, Parks, Water Departments

Job Details
Open Date Dec 19 2022 - 02:18:00 PM Close Date Feb 24 2023 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Summer Student Labourers - Public Works, Parks, Water Departments Posting Type Student
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Public Works, Parks, Water Hours per Week 40
Department Engineering & Public Works Openings 40
Education High School Diploma    
Location Engineering/Public Works
Salary Range $17.35
Union Position No


Summer Student Labourers


Are you looking for a hands-on role that allows you to get outside? Want to work with a great team and take on new challenges? We’re hiring summer student labourers to help deliver essential services to our community. There are a number of positions available and staff will have the opportunity to work throughout the city on a variety of assignments.

Available Positions

  • Public Works Department: help keep the City looking great by cutting grass on boulevards, picking up litter, replacing signs and helping at the EnviroDepot.
  • Parks Department: help keep our parks and trails safe and looking beautiful by cutting grass, maintaining flower beds, trimming branches and supporting special events.
  • Water Department: help staff with a variety of water services including excavations, repainting fire hydrants, locating and checking water service jackets, installing water meters and testing backflows.


To be considered for the above positions, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 and must be returning to a post-secondary school.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions and be physically able to perform duties.
  • Must have Class G2 Ontario Driver’s License in good standing

Even better if you have:

  • Standard First Aid and CPR training
  • Experience operating a wide variety of handheld powered equipment
  • Training with MTO Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation.

All successful candidates must be able to attend mandatory orientation training on May 1, 2023.

About Us

The City of Woodstock is a rapidly growing city at the heart of Oxford County. When you work for the City you get to be part of an incredible team of dedicated people with a range of skills and experiences to share. Our team works together to help build a strong, connected community where people have access to the services they need, while enjoying a relaxed lifestyle.

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Application Details

  • Please rank the departments you are interested in working with as part of the online application process.
  • Submit your resume and cover letter online at 
  • Salary rate is $17.35 per hour as per Schedule "A" of the Collective Agreement.
  • Scheduled 40-hour workweek, which may include weekends and alternate shift hours.
  • Will be required to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • May be required to work overtime.

Thank you for your interest in working with the City. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will begin the week of Feb. 13, 2023.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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