Careers

Seasonal Labourer Positions (Parks, Streets, Utilities)

Contribute to making the District of North Vancouver a great place to live, work and play for generations to come. Stretching from Deep Cove in the east to the Capilano River Canyon in the west, the District of North Vancouver is characterized by innovative municipal government that maintains and enhances the quality of life for its residents and businesses. Fuelled by the District’s award-winning Official Community Plan to build vibrant and sustainable communities for people of all ages and backgrounds, we are looking to fill these temporary positions. A flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive work place culture, the District offers exciting career options, professional development opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. Work for an employer of choice, help build this North Shore community, and leave a lasting legacy.

Our Parks & Engineering Division is currently recruiting self-motivated, hard-working, responsible team players for temporary full-time positions.  As many of our full-time staff began work as temporary employees, this is an excellent opportunity to determine if a career in public service is for you. 

We are currently seeking mature, physically fit, safety-minded individuals who enjoy the challenging weather conditions of the North Shore, and who have experience and education in the following areas:

Parks                                                                                              
  • Sports field & turf grass maintenance management equipment operations
  • Trail & related structure construction & maintenance
  • Horticulture & landscape maintenance training & practical experience
  • Road median irrigation & street tree/plant health care/watering
Streets
  • Streets, curb & sidewalk repair & construction-Storm drainage cleaning & maintenance
  • Vegetation brushing, ditching & grass cutting-Asphalt repair & maintenance
 Utilities (EOCP Water Distribution 1 and Sanitary Collection System 1 certifications preferred)
  • Sewer / water-main repair, construction & maintenance
  • Water quality
If you have a clean driving record, experience driving/operating 3ton trucks/trailers & grounds maintenance equipment including tractors, hold a current/valid Traffic Control Person certificate, Level 1 First Aid Certificate, experience in landscaping construction & maintenance, horticulture, carpentry, trail work, concrete, utilities infrastructure or general construction, we would like to hear from you. 

A valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence and abstract that reflects a safe driving record is required.  The wage rate for these unionized positions begins at $26.64 (2015 rates).  

We are looking for enthusiastic and results-oriented individuals who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, combined with a safety-conscious and strong work ethic.  If you have what we’re looking for please apply on-line with your cover letter, resume and current driver’s abstract at www.dnv.org/careers by Friday, May 5, 2017Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis as positions become available.   

***A current dated drivers abstract must be included with your application in order to be considered***

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations,Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: January 11, 2017, 4:09 pm
Expires: May 5, 2017, 4:30 pm