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City Of Windsor Student Job Lottery Open For 2021

Wednesday November 18th, 2020, 9:07am


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Applications for the 2021 Summer Student Lottery Program are now available on the City’s website.

The program provides eligible post-secondary students the opportunity to gain work experience in various city departments such as Parks & Recreation and Public Works.

To be eligible an applicant must be a minimum of 17 years of age by May 1st of the hiring year, must be a post-secondary student attending an accredited University or Community College or an Ontario Ministry of Education equivalent.

They must be attending school on a full-time basis at the time of application. Full-time attendance at school is defined as 4 or more courses per semester and must complete the Winter semester on a full-time basis and be returning to full-time attendance in September of the hiring year. Applicants must be available to work all shifts beginning the first day after final exams (late April or early May), they must be legally entitled to work in Canada and have a valid Ontario class “G” or “G2” Driver’s License.

All applicants must be able to work exposed to all types of weather conditions, such as sun, rain, heat, and cold. They must also be able to tolerate exposure to noxious weeds, garbage, litter, debris and dust, chemicals or be able to work in an office environment. Most positions require you to perform physical work involving heavy lifting, shovelling and digging, repetitive sweeping and walking, operating heavy equipment and vehicles as required.

Some available jobs include cleaning ditches, roadways, alleys, medians, sidewalks, dumpsites, guard rails, walkways and private properties of litter, garbage, debris and weeds, weed cutting and weed whipping on the right-of-way, private property, ditches, etc., customer service, clerical and/or computer work, janitorial and general caretaking maintenance, greenhouse/horticulture work, general park maintenance, pavement markings on road surface, pothole patching on roadways, sidewalk, road and sewer repair and construction, repetitive counting, handling cash, and traffic sign installation.

Students are typically hired to work under the Summer Student Lottery Program beginning in late April after the last day of their final exam.

You can find more information and a form to apply at this link here.

To ensure that hiring is fair and equitable, the selection of students to be considered is based on a secured computer program that randomly draws applications for order of consideration.

Applications must be completed and submitted online only by no later than 4:30pm on Monday, January 4th, 2021.

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