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Labourer - Public Works

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Are you a hardworking, reliable individual with a great attitude? If you are, Public Works is interested in hearing from you!  We are looking to hire a number of diligent, self-starters to work for the Public Works On-Call list.   

The position performs a variety of manual tasks requiring physical effort and agility. Duties include assisting in the maintenance, repair and construction of roads, bridges, sewers, storm drains, water mains and services, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, street cleaning: assists in loading and unloading; acts as a signalman for truck drivers and equipment operators; performs traffic control duties; cleans up around work sites, buildings and yards; shovels aggregate and asphalt; digs and backfills ditches; ensures that safety requirements are confirmed to during all work in progress; and follows all appropriate municipal and W.C.B safety standards.  

Requirements include: Grade 10 or equivalent; one month previous related experience including: working in waterworks, storm and wastewater or roads related construction or maintenance and repair work; water meter reading; working in riparian areas; asphalt laying; concrete finishing; and, on-the-job training; a valid Traffic Control certificate; a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ Licence and annual renewal of Driver’s Abstract.   An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.   The successful candidate will be required to work Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. which may vary due to operational needs.   

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $26.87 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at This is an open until filled posting. Please apply quoting competition 19069 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations
Posted: March 20, 2019, 8:40 am
Expires: December 31, 2019, 11:45 pm