Summer Maintenance Workers (Student Employment)

  • Location: Facilities Management
  • Competition Number: AS016P
  • Deadline: March 20, 2020

CBU invites student applications for summer maintenance workers in the department of Facilities Management. The position will commence in April and run through August 2020.

The successful candidate will work outdoors (rain or shine) cutting grass, weeding, garbage pickup, other grounds work as well as other related duties as assigned by the Manager, Facilities Operations.

Applicants must be returning to fall classes at CBU.  Work requires ability to do heavy lifting and strenuous grounds work.  Position pays $11.55 per hour @ 35 hours per week.

Qualified candidates are required to apply online via

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (AS016P) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.

Applications must be received by 12:00 a.m. 20 March, 2020. Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Once the competition has closed, all applicants will be notified of their status.

Applicants who are not successful in obtaining a CBU position may have their application also considered for outdoor employment in May/early June with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (subject to funding approval).

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1M 1A2