BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Labourer 2

Temporary Full Time (Up to 8)
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 currently recruiting for self-motivated, responsible team players to work in this very rewarding summer assignment. This entry-level position is well suited for students who have an interest in learning more about municipal public works.

Under minimal supervision, you will assist with the maintenance and repair of City Public Works including Roads, Water, Sewer and Drainage infrastructure. Some duties may include but are not limited to:  litter collection; weed removals; vegetation control; traffic markings; assisting in utility service repairs; assisting in ditch cleaning; assisting in fire hydrant painting; assisting in pump station landscaping.

You must enjoy working outdoors performing regular physical activity that is often repetitive in nature and in all types of weather.  Preferred candidates will have relevant work experience involving general labour or other related work. You will possess the following: excellent interpersonal and communication skills; work well independently as well as in a team setting; valid B.C. driver’s license; and knowledge of applicable safe work procedures. Additional assets would be to possess the ability to operate small equipment and some knowledge of municipal infrastructure.

These positions are anticipated to start early May and end early September 2019. 

This position works Monday to Friday and is a 40 hour work week. An hourly rate of $28.56, plus 6% in lieu of benefits, and an Earned Day Off program is being offered. 

Please apply on-line at by 5:00 pm on February 25, 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: February 11, 2019, 9:08 am
Expires: February 25, 2019, 5:00 pm