Service Worker - Physical Plant

Job Number: I02.14
Classification: Service Worker I
Date Posted: April 15, 2014
Employee Group: IUOE
Funding: Budget
Hiring Range: $12.53 plus 6% vacation pay
Position Category: Casual Pool
Probation/Trial Period: 910 working hours or six (6) months, whichever occurs first
Salary Range: $12.53 plus 6% vacation pay
Start Date: ASAP
Status: Existing
Weekly Hours: Casual
Department: Physical Plant
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Job Type: Casual
Close Date: 04/25/2014
Professional Areas: Support/Managerial Employment




  • May operate snow removal equipment in the winter and grounds keeping equipment in the Summer to maintain the safety, appearance and cleanliness of buildings, entrances, steps, walkways, parking lots and grounds.
  • Lift and transport furniture, equipment, boxes, etc. to a variety of locations on campus which may include setup for special events, convocations, registrations, etc.
  • Replace burned out light bulbs.
  • Wash and/or clean glass doors, divider and other vertical surfaces as requested.
  • Make regular inspections for general conditions and fire hazards and take appropriate action.
  • Use a computer to retrieve and log Work Orders.
  • Assist in evacuations, according to procedures, in a safe and responsible manner, whenever necessary.
  • Responsible for security and maintenance of all assigned tools and equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.


  • High school completion or acceptable alternative.
  • Some directly related experience in general maintenance including: moving, lawn maintenance and snow removal as required by the Department.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions in English and communicate effectively to promote cooperation and goodwill with all staff, students and the public.
  • Must be able to handle and operate the equipment necessary for the performance of duties.
  • Must be able to lift and transport heavy items without accident or injury (up to 50 lb.).
  • Must be capable of performing the duties as assigned.
  • Must be available to work during the day or after hours and the occasional evening and weekends.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and skills may be considered.
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