Job Posting


Maintenance Assistant/Gardener


University College of the North

Number of Positions

Closing Date


The Pas, MB

Job Type(s)


Hourly Wage



  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Satisfactory Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry Checks

  • Certification to operate a forklift and skid steer, or willing to attain

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in building maintenance or as a trades helper in a professional setting

  • Experience gardening/groundskeeping

  • Ability to operate automotive equipment, machinery, hand or power tools in a safe and efficient manner

  • Ability to use mowers, weeding equipment, general garden tools and snow blower

  • Ability to maintain and repair equipment required for gardening and snow removal

  • Knowledge of safe use and application of chemicals (i.e. WHMIS)

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Capable of working in an environment where priorities may change quickly

  • Effective time management skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective communications skills

  • Excellent customer service experience in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be highly motivated, self-starter 


  • Experience with plumbing, carpentry and painting

  • Certification of qualification less than Journeyman (i.e. minimum ten-month technical course at Community College in Construction Trade, Building, Refrigeration Mechanics

  • Fifth Class Operating Engineers Certificate

  • First Aid-CPR Certificate

Anticipated Start Date

Application Process

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