SUMMER POSITION – LAND STAFF – GUELPH


Job Title:

Land Staff

Company:

Ignatius Jesuit Centre

Company Description:

The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 640 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just north of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm, the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest, St Brigid’s Villa and Orchard Park Office Centre. The Ignatius land includes deciduous and mixed forest, meadows, urban fringe, naturalized and ornamental landscapes, including Class 3 provincially significant wetlands and a restored cold water stream. We are fully committed to the environmental care of this land.


Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:

No


Start Date:

May 3-Aug. 27, 2021


Duties:

Summer Land staff work directly with our permanent land staff and volunteers in a team-oriented environment to care for the non-agricultural land at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre.  

  • Mowing lawns
  • Gardening and landscaping
  • Trail maintenance
  • Tree planting
  • Stream restoration

Skills:

  • Interest in environmental, forestry, horticulture and or natural resource management
  • Experience with motorized equipment (mowers, string trimmers, pickup trucks, etc.) an asset
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors in the heat, rain, etc
  • Ability to complete physically demanding tasks
  • Ability to work safely, with an interest in learning new skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Valid G2 or G Class Driver’s License

How to Apply:

  Submit resume and letter of interest to officecoordinator@ignatiusguelph.ca
  We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.