We’re Hiring Summer Students!

The West Broadway BIZ has four summer student positions available for 2022. We’re looking for enthusiastic, inclusive, welcoming youth between the ages of 16 and 29 to help keep West Broadway looking beautiful all summer long. If you want to spend your summer outdoors, this might be the spot for you!

There are two roles available:

• Watering Technician (June 13th to August to September 2nd)
• Summer Streetscape Team (July 4th to September 2nd)

Please scroll down to see both job descriptions. We look forward to another great summer in West Broadway and hope you’ll be a part of it!

Watering Technicians | 2 positions | $14 per hour

This position’s main role is to take care of the flowers in West Broadway. Using a motorized vehicle with a large water tank and pump, you’ll water, weed and otherwise care for the plants along Sherbrook, Maryland, Broadway and others. There are other duties that might be assigned, such as walking map distribution, assistance with a planned office move, graffiti reporting and others.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Class 5 Full Stage Driver’s License
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather and for long stretches
  • Some experience in landscaping, plant care and painting
  • Possess a positive attitude with strong interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills as needed
  • Experience operating, cleaning and maintaining small equipment and tools is an asset
  • Familiarity with West Broadway neighbourhood and community is an asset

This role is scheduled to work 30 hours a week from Monday to Friday. Please note that weather might impact the number of hours, as a particularly wet summer season means less watering required.

Please note that this position is based out of Klinic Community Health (167 Sherbrook Street), where employees can use a fridge and microwave, and access washrooms. There is no parking available.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume before June 6th to: director@westbroadwaybiz.com.

Summer Streetscape Team | 2 positions | $13 an hour

This position includes a range of activities, but mostly focuses on garbage and recycling pick up throughout the neighbourhood. Other duties might include: graffiti reporting, painting bike racks or other street furnishings, assisting with an upcoming office move, removing out-of-date posters and other ways to help keep West Broadway looking beautiful!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather and for long stretches
  • Some experience in landscaping, plant care and painting
  • Possess a positive attitude with strong interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills as needed
  • Familiarity with West Broadway neighbourhood and community is an asset

This role is scheduled to work 30 hours a week from Monday to Friday. Please note that weather might impact the number of hours, as a particularly wet summer season means less watering required.

Please note that this position is based out of Klinic Community Health (167 Sherbrook Street), where employees can use a fridge and microwave, and access washrooms. There is no parking available.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume before June 6th to: director@westbroadwaybiz.com.