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LABOURER – ROADS MAINTENANCE

(Temporary, Full-time)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community.

The District of West Vancouver’s Engineering Construction Department is currently looking for enthusiastic and hard-working temporary full-time Labourers to join our Roads team. The successful candidate will perform a variety of manual tasks working in the Engineering Construction department.  These tasks can include:
  • Street road maintenance – ditching, slashing, and sidewalk repairs;
  • Identification of invasive plant species;
  • cleaning trucks and equipment as needed;
  • maintaining equipment in a safe and secure manner;
  • operating basic hand and power tools; such as, weed eaters, pole pruners, chain saw, shovels, pipe saws, plate tamper, etc.;
  • assisting in the sign shop;
  • assessing, repairing, and installing road signage
  • maintaining daily pick-up records;
  • provide manual labourer assistance on various tasks and assignments; and
  • other related duties as required.
The successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a team environment while maintaining a safety first mentality;
  • use a variety of tools for general maintenance and construction work; and
  • work outdoors in a physically demanding role in all types of weather conditions.
Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following credentials:
  • Experience or training in road construction or maintenance; Experience working in and around traffic;
  • Landscaping experience (either hardscape or softscape installations);
  • Experience operating heavy equipment such as a mini excavator, or bucket truck;
  • Experience with winter operations such as snow clearing, salting, etc;
Candidate possessing the following is considered an asset:
  • Valid Class 1 or 3 BC Drivers License;
  • Experience as a Traffic Control Person (TCP);
  • TCP certification
The candidates must hold a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.  Please upload a copy of your ICBC Driver’s Abstract and Claim’s History with your application.

The successful candidates are required to supply an acceptable driver’s abstract, claims history, police information check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on WestNet.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Temporary, Full-time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Starting Rate of Pay:
$28.69 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits.
This position has a pay structure with three steps which increase based on hours completed in the position.

Closing Date:
Ongoing.

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept applications via email or hard copy.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations, Construction
Posted: February 9, 2024, 5:08 pm
Expires: March 8, 2024, 11:59 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: No degree, certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $28.69 Hour