Employment Posting:
Residence Maintenance Assistants          

Employment Type:
Student Employment - NUWorks
Closing Date:

POSITION TITLE:                      Residence Maintenance Assistants                                                                    

EMPLOYMENT DATES:            May 2021 to August 2021   

HOURS OF WORK:                 8:30am – 4:00pm (1/2 hour lunch “unpaid”)                             

RATE OF PAY:                         $14.25 + 4% vacation pay as determined by HR policy



The Residence Maintenance Assistants will assist with routine cleaning, maintenance and landscaping.



This position will assist with the following:

  • Annual ‘deep cleaning’ program (e.g. appliances, vent and duct cleaning, upholstery and carpet cleaning, waxing floors, etc.)
  • Priming and painting of various walls, bedrooms, suites, etc.
  • Provide general outdoor maintenance from time to time (includes removal of garbage, weeding, etc.)
  • Moving furniture/equipment as required
  • Other related duties as required



  • Successful candidates will be required to apply and demonstrate approval for NUWork funding to maintain this position
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and complete tasks with little or no supervision
  • Previous experience in a cleaning/maintenance position is considered an asset
  • Previous experience in stripping/waxing floors and painting is considered an asset
  • Mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn
  • A negative Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening is required prior to being hired


All positions are subject to final budget approval.

To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the position number/job title and three (3) references to studentjobs@nipissingu.ca

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.