Seaonal Labourer

Aamjiwnaang First Nation
Sarnia, ON
Job Type
Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent
Cover Letter
Application deadline

Company: Aamjiwnaang First Nation


Location: Sarnia, ON

Job Type: Contract

Education/Credentials: Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent

Resume: Required

Cover Letter: Required

Application deadline: 04/04/2024

Job Description

Position Title: Seasonal Labourer

Location: Sarnia, ON

Duration: Contract – May to September 2024

Posting Closes/Deadline: April 4, 2024

Tentative Interview Date(s): April 8 – 12, 2024

Purpose of the Position

This position performs general property, building repairs and maintenance services, including but not limited to grass cutting and landscaping. This position reports to the Public Works Coordinator.


Major Accountabilities:

  • Basic building and maintenance reports
  • Spread topsoil, lay sod; plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees; and perform other duties to assist in the maintenance and construction of landscapes.
  • Cut grass, rake, fertilize and water lawns; fall and spring clean-up weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees; and perform other maintenance duties as directed by the coordinate or delegate
  • Follow all health & Safety regulations including wearing appropriate protective equipment and following Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for safe handling of fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, and other dangerous chemicals.
  • Clean working areas and maintain tools and equipment.

Tools & Equipment:

  • Packers, chain saws, hedge shears, sod cutters, pruning saws, cut-off saws, moving equipment, string and bush trimmers, power blowers, turf rollers, rototillers, etc.
  • Hand tools such as shovels, rakes, hammers, wheelbarrows, picks, pruning shears, handheld and hose-end sprayers, saws, soil cultivators, water sprinklers, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent
  • Ontario Driver’s License an asset
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Reading: WHMIS labels, equipment manuals, complete logs and incident reports, job instructions and procedures
  • Ability to take instruction
  • Able to work in a team
  • Willingness to learn
  • Problem solving
  • Customer service
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to lift and work in diverse weather conditions i.e., wet and/or humid conditions, hot or cold weather

Personal Attributes

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Cooperative
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-responsibility
  • Ability to work independently¬†
  • Adaptable/flexible

Other Considerations

In accordance with Section 16 Special Programs of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to Aamjiwnaang Band Members with relevant education/experience (R.S.C 1985, c. H-6, s16 (1-3).

Application Process

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly forward your resume and cover letter via mail, email, or fax to:

Aamjiwnaang First Nation

978 Tashmoo Avenue

Sarnia, ON

N7T 7H5

Attention: Ashley Fisher, Human Resources Officer



519-336-0382 fax

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