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Employment Opportunities

Maintenance Personnel

Job Details:
Full-time or Part-time seasonal position (April to November); Part-time winter support (November to April) based on demand, projects and availability
• Hourly Wage: Starting at $15.25 or based on experience


• Responsible for weekly landscaping; duties include garden beds and planter care, watering, grass cutting, edging, trimming and pruning. Knowledge in lawns, trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals preferred, but not a necessity
• Horse show preparation including building and removing horse stalls. Ring maintenance, grooming and watering. Horse jump setup and takedown
• Cleaning out (mucking) of horse stalls and livestock pens
• Daily operation of equipment such as tractors, loaders, mowers, trimmers, etc
• Heavy lifting is a regular part of day-to-day operations: sandbags, garbage bins, horse stalls and jumps. Lifting on and off wagons
• Event setup/takedown, this can include table and chairs, gate/pen setup, garbage, and general property maintenance
• Event setup/ takedown can include working longer hours; this is especially true for the weeks leading up to the annual Draft Horse Show and Barrie Fair in the month of August
• Additional duties include painting, washroom maintenance, garbage removal and restocking
• Working outdoors, in full sun, and windy conditions at times. Rain or shine working environment


Volunteers are always welcome, whether you wish to help with the Barrie Fair, need 40 hours of community service, or you are looking to help in the local community. Please include your area of interest: the Barrie Fair, Draft Horse Show, horse shows and events, landscaping/horticulture, manual labour, or admin/marketing support.