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Prairie Wind & Silver Sage invites applications for the following:

General Labourer 2020 (Full Time, 8 Weeks, Youth)

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Prairie Wind & Silver Sage – Friends of Grasslands Inc. (PWSS) in Val Marie, Saskatchewan requires one full time General Labourer (35 hours/week) for the period of 8 weeks. Tentative dates of employment: June 22 – August 14, 2020. The position pays $13.00/hour. Application deadline is 12 Noon, Friday, June 19, 2020.

PWSS is a recognized ecomuseum, art gallery, gift shop and espresso bar located in a remote, small rural village. Val Marie is the Gateway to Grasslands National Park.

Job description:

Building and yard maintenance, which will include watering and cutting grass, weeding the native prairie gardens, scraping and painting window frames, signage and structures, and general cleaning inside and out of the building.

Candidates should have interest and/or experience in these areas, and have a willingness to learn. Safety awareness and the ability to work independently are also very important to this position.

Weekend work may be required, however work hours are daytime. Note that our heritage building has stairs and no elevator, and some parts of the building require mobility in a small space.

Prairie Wind & Silver Sage is an independent non-profit organization with charitable status. It is not an agency of Parks Canada and is not operationally dependent on Parks Canada or any other office of government.

To Apply:

Submit an application with cover letter and resume by email by 12 Noon, Friday, June 19, 2020 to prairiewind.silversage@gmail.com. Applications will be considered as they are received so candidates are encouraged to apply early.

This position is made possible by Canada Summer Jobs grant funding. To be considered, a candidate must be:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment;
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations; and
  • willing to commit to the full duration of the job.

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