Working from home may be convenient, but when you've been home for eight months straight, getting outside can start to look pretty good. If you want a position where you can get some fresh air on the job, there are tons hiring. Here are nine outdoor Toronto jobs that will get you out of the house during the winter lockdown.
From COVID screening jobs, to snow removal, to hanging out with dogs all day, there are heaps of in-demand fields that are looking to hire lots of staff, and soon.
A lot of these are seasonal and pay above minimum wage. You might be able to snag yourself a temporary way to enjoy the outdoors this winter, all while getting paid.
Holiday Lighting Installer
Salary: $20-$25 per hour
Company: Illumination Lighting Inc.
Why You Should Apply: Did you know some people don't put up their own holiday lights? That they hire people to do it for them? Now that you do, don't you want to be one of those people making money putting all the pretty lights up, and then taking them down again when it's all over?
COVID Screener - Entrance
Salary: $18.17 - $23.62 per hour
Company: St. Michael's Hospital
Why You Should Apply: The duties are simple, you'll get paid decently, and this position is currently in demand for those looking to work seasonally.
Salary: $15.75 - $18.00 an hour
Company: Davisville Dogs
Why You Should Apply: Hang out with dogs and going for walks all day will definitely help keep the lockdown blues at bay.
Package Delivery Driver
Salary: $18 per hour
Why You Should Apply: Delivery season is about to get super busy, and you can spend your days delivering people their gifts while breathing the fresh air.
Snow Shoveler & Grounds Maintenance
Salary: $16-$25 per hour
Company: Pagoda Gardening Ltd.
Why You Should Apply: This landscaping company will pay you up to $25 an hour to shovel snow part time!
Salary: $18 per hour
Why You Should Apply: You get to teach kids how to skate while earning money and spending time outdoors. They're so cute in those big helmets!
Dog Daycare Attendant
Salary: $15 per hour
Company: Soulmutts Toronto
Why You Should Apply: They have an indoor and outdoor space where you get to hang out with dogs all day and take them for walks.
Snow Plow Driver
Salary: $30 per hour plus $1,500 bonus
Company: Reliable Care Premium Landscapes
Why You Should Apply: This company will pay you big if you know how to drive a snow plow. How hard could it be? (You just need a G license.)
Salary: $16-$19 per hour
Company: MindTech Montessori School
Why You Should Apply: Hang out in a playground and get some fresh air while supervising students on their lunch break.