BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Labourer - Public Works

Temporary Full Time
Public Works Division


The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We are seeking up to eight new members for our Public Works team. These positions will rotate through the Sewer, Drainage, Water, and Roads departments in an effort to familiarize and train employees for our regular full time Maintenance Worker positions.

This is manual work assisting Maintenance Workers in the day to day monitoring, repair and replacement of public works infrastructure. This would include:  asphalt repairs; concrete repairs and replacement; sign maintenance and replacement; line painting; vegetation control; snow and ice response; cleaning, repairing and installing sewer and drainage mains and services; repair and installation of water mains and services; pump station maintenance; emergency response; traffic control; and response to customer service requests.

Completion of Grade 12, or equivalent, plus some related experience in general public works maintenance or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required.  

A CUPE hourly rate of $29.33, 6% in lieu of benefits, and an earned day off program is being offered.  

Please apply on-line at by 5:00 pm on January 21, 2019. Please upload a recent driver’s abstract (within the last 30 days) with your application.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations
Posted: January 7, 2019, 2:37 pm
Expires: January 21, 2019, 5:00 pm