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Seasonal Labourer II – Cemetery

City of Brampton

This is a Contract position in Brampton, ON posted November 23, 2021.

Job Description


Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.






Are you looking to gain valuable experience, learn new skills and grow your career doing meaningful work with one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? Then consider a summer job with our Parks Maintenance and Forestry Division. If you are returning to school in the fall and are looking to gain some great experience we want to hear from you.




Reporting to the Foreperson, this position is responsible to assist with the daily maintenance of Brampton’s cemeteries. Ensure the safe operation of equipment and vehicles and compliance with rules and regulations. 

  • Assist with restoration and maintenance of burial plots after burial or removal of human remains – i.e. level graves, topsoil, seed, sod, irrigate.
  • Assist with general turf maintenance – i.e. fertilizing, mowing, trimming, seeding, watering.
  • Perform garbage collection, litter picking and maintenance of amenities.
  • Assist with grave site maintenance and care – i.e. removal of flowers from graves.
  • Edge and level grave markers.
  • Assist with gardening – i.e. soil management, maintain and plant flowerbeds/displays.
  • Assist with tree and shrub care – i.e. pruning, fertilizing, planting and staking.
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation, care of tools and equipment.
  • Communicate courteously with the general public and where necessary refer them to appropriate supervisor.
  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Completion of Grade 11
  • Current Standard First from an accredited organization
  • Ability to perform physical work duties in varied/all weather conditions
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Valid Ontario non-probationary Class G Drivers Licence
  • Ability to successfully acquire City of Brampton Drivers and Equipment permits


**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


Job status:  Summer/Seasonal

Employment period is from April to September, based on a 40 hour work week.


Hourly rate:  $16.75

Applications must be received by July 2, 2021

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.



If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by July 2, 2021 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact or 905-874-2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.