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Cabin Construction Worker (FT – Seasonal)

Cabin Construction Worker | FT – Contract

Accepting applications until May 8th, 2024
Starting date: May 21, 2024

PLEASE BE ADVISED | This job is funded by Canada Summer Jobs. Candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the funded position: (1) be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period; (2) be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment, and; (3) have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

About CABINSCAPE & Wildscape Co.

CABINSCAPE is a Canadian-owned company offering custom designed, low impact and ecologically sound tiny cabin rentals for intimate wilderness escapes. We have been operating for over 6 years now and currently have 30+ cabins available across Southern Ontario, with plans to increase our fleet across the country.

Wildscape Co. is our sister company, focusing in cabin construction for clients. Wildscape Co. was developed by CABINSCAPE CEO/Co-Founder, and the mastermind behind our tiny home builds, John Loerchner. Our small but mighty team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for experienced construction staff with an interest in off-grid designs to join us on this exciting adventure!

Job Summary 

Wildscape Co. is seeking a reliable and personable Cabin Construction Worker member to assist with the day-to-day construction of our tiny, solar powered cabins. Reporting to the Workshop Crew Lead, and working closely with the rest of the workshop crew, the Cabin Construction Worker will predominantly be responsible for carpentry work relating to our cabin builds, but familiarity with wiring, plumbing and general methods of home construction are an asset.

Duties + Responsibilities

  • Assisting with framing, cladding and interior finishing
  • Fabrication of shelving, trim and interior finishes
  • Understanding of all aspects of home building
  • Tool and site organization
  • Picking up and ordering construction materials/lumber/supplies
  • Maintaining and cleaning the workshop and construction site

Skills & Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • A G license and access to a vehicle required
  • Access to a smartphone
  • Basic knowledge of framing, wiring, plumbing, and electrical systems (solar power / 12v wiring a plus)
  • Strong work ethic and desire to learn
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work positively and productively as part of a team
  • Sound judgment and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read and utilize technical manuals and drawings
  • Reliable time management skills
  • Ability to conduct physically demanding tasks
  • Experience working with tools, including hand and electrical tools
  • Passion for the tiny home movement
  • Digitally competent 
  • Experience with inventory management software (an asset)

Hours of work

  • Regular weekday hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Appox. 30 hours per week.
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours required.

Compensation + Perks 

  • Full-time freelance position (hourly); no benefits  
  • Rate of pay: $18/hour (dependent on experience)
  • Free cabin accommodations! We want you to know our cabins inside and out. This means staying over at our cabins and getting the full CABINSCAPE experience
  • Opportunities for growth within the organization – we are committed to our employees, and want you to grow with us!

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    Junior WordPress Designer/Developer – Front End (FT – Contract)

    Junior WordPress Designer/Developer – Front End (FT – Contract) | FT – Contract

    Accepting applications until May 8th, 2024
    Starting date: May 21, 2024

    PLEASE BE ADVISED | This job is funded by Canada Summer Jobs. Candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the funded position: (1) be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period; (2) be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment, and; (3) have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

    Job Summary 

    We are seeking a Web Designer and WordPress Developer working in conjunction with our DevOps/Engineer and marketing team to develop the front-end of the Cabinscape website and Admin Panel. This includes assistance with content updates as well as modifying and customizing WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of basic programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). Experience with responsive and adaptive design is required. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is required.

    Duties + Responsibilities

    • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
    • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
    • Installing/Updating/Customizing WordPress plugins
    • Writing custom CSS, PHP, Javascript or HTML
    • Deploying website updates via repository (GitHub)
    • Experience in basic server management a plus (DigitalOcean)

    Skills & Qualifications

    • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
    • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
    • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
    • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
    • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
    • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (GitHub, etc)
    • Understanding of PHP back-end development

    Hours of work

    • Approximately 30 hours per week
    • Flexible work from home arrangement

    Compensation + Perks 

    • Full-time freelance position (hourly); no benefits  
    • Rate of pay: $25/hour (dependent on experience)
    • Free cabin accommodations! We want you to know our cabins inside and out. This means staying over at our cabins and getting the full CABINSCAPE experience
    • Opportunities for growth within the organization – we are committed to our employees, and want you to grow with us!

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      Perth, ON – Cabin Cleaner (Part Time)

      Perth, ON – Cabin Coverage Cleaner (Part Time)

      Accepting applications until May 2024
      Starting date: mid-May 2024

      Brief Job Summary 

      Cabinscape is seeking a reliable and adventurous local cleaner to join our growing hospitality team. You’ll be responsible for helping our team maintain a handful of our tiny off-grid cabins located in Perth, ON. You should have a keen eye for detail, a friendly and professional demeanor, and a knack for creative problem solving. This is a year around role with CABINSCAPE.

      Duties + Responsibilities

      • Ensuring the cabins and property is in tip top order: making beds, cleaning surfaces, sweeping and moping, cleaning and changing toilets, restocking supplies, etc.
      • Willing to carry/drive in two (20L) jugs of water and gas for generator (max. 300 metre hike in, with wagon/sled to support)
      • Comfortable using the company’s ATV to access some sites (training provided)
      • Bringing home and laundering tea towels and fitted sheets on occasion (you’ll be compensated for this task)

      Requirements + Qualifications

      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • Experience in the housekeeping or hospitality industry
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
      • Friendly and hospitable
      • Digitally competent with access to a cell phone
      • Love of the outdoors
      • Experience (or interest) in off-grid living a bonus!

      Location/Transportation

      • Our cabins are located on a privately managed wilderness property just outside of Perth, ON
      • Access to your own reliable vehicle is required.

      Schedule 

      • Available for weekly cleanings / 1-3 shifts a week. (It normally takes 1.5-2 hours to clean a cabin)

      Compensation + Perks 

      • Casual position, potential to move to regular part-time hours; no benefits
      • $20/hour (2.5 hour minimum per scheduled clean)
      • Free cabin accommodations! We want you to know our cabins inside and out. This means staying over at our cabins and getting the full CABINSCAPE experience.

      Apply