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Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is an equal opportunity employer.

Student Park Maintenance / Grounds Keeper Opportunities

Position Job Description: Student Park Maintenance / Grounds Keeper

Position Overview:  Reporting to the Park Supervisor, Park Maintenance / Grounds Keeper Students are responsible for various duties relating to the operation and maintenance of all Municipal Parks, Trails and Open Spaces including the Municipal Activity Recreation Complex (M.A.R.C). and River Ridge Common.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with day-to-day operational duties in parks, trails and open spaces including, but not limited to:
    • Maintaining Grounds and Beach Areas
    • Mowing Grass
    • Ballfield Maintenance
    • Cleaning and sanitizing washrooms
    • Collecting garbage
  • Operate various hand tools and powered equipment
  • Assist with Recreation Services Special Events
  • Carry out all assigned duties in accordance with accepted safety practices on MODL
  • Frequent sanitization of work area and following MODL Covid-safe working policies
  • Provide Quality Customer Service


  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time Student
  • Interested in Outdoor Recreation
  • Valid Nova Scotia Drivers License
  • Previous experience working outdoors is preferred
  • Experience with equipment operation, including trucks, ride-on mowers, grass trimmers and hand tools an asset
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Some heavy lifting is required, i.e. benches, picnic tables
  • Must be available to work weekends, evenings and holidays


  • Hourly Wage: $15

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter by email, referencing Student Maintenance in the subject line, to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This position will be advertised until filled.

Please note:  All successful applicants must possess their own CSA Approved Safety- Boots, be able to work the duration of the season and will be assigned shifts of 35-40 hours per week.