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District of Lake Country



Lake Country is one of the Province’s fastest growing municipalities! We are a vibrant community of approximately 15,000 citizens located in the heart of the rapidly growing Okanagan Valley, less than a half hour drive from Kelowna and mere minutes to beautiful orchards, wineries, farms and the serenity of the Okanagan lakes. Residents enjoy hot summers and temperate winters with boundless opportunities for year-round recreation – from water sports to cycling, golfing, skiing, hiking and much more. If you are searching to relocate to a community that truly has it all, join our team and experience ‘Life. The Okanagan Way!’

Permanent Full-time Vacancy
Public Works Operator II

The District of Lake Country is looking for an experienced Public Works Operator to join our team.

The Public Works Operator II is responsible for maintaining public roads, rights-of-ways, buildings and parks to provide a safe, clean and quality environment for the public. The Public Works Operator II will carry out maintenance and repairs to roads, sidewalks, rights-of-way and drainage works, often using heavy equipment to do so while also maintaining parks and public works facilities including turf, trees, planted areas, irrigation supplies, public works buildings and structures. A highly flexible individual with a diverse skill set that can work collaboratively across the parks and public works disciplines in a scheduled maintenance and emergency basis. The main focus of this role is to support the Roads Division and providing additional support with roadside mowing and maintenance sweeping along with other general road maintenance. Public Works Operators may also perform other related duties working with other District departments as required. 

The normal work week is 40 hours, Monday to Friday, with possible weekend shifts and on call pager duties.

The preferred candidate will have completed a minimum of Grade 12 education, a minimum of 12 months experience in road construction, public works or parks maintenance, preferably in a municipal setting, a valid first aid certificate, and a valid British Columbia Driver’s Licence with an air brake endorsement with a clean driver’s abstract. The hourly rate of pay for this unionized position is between $23.92/hr and $28.48/hr
(2019 rates).

For a detailed job description, and more information about Lake Country please visit the District’s website at www.lakecountry.bc.ca
 
Applications will be received
Until 4:00 pm on June 23, 2019

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.LAKECOUNTRY.BC.CA

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Lake Country, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations
Posted: May 31, 2019, 11:25 am
Expires: June 23, 2019, 4:00 pm