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Saanich

DISTRICT OF SAANICH
ENGINEERING
PUBLIC WORKS

LABOURER – PUBLIC WORKS CALL LIST

Up to 10 Casual Positions
(Monday to Friday, up to 40 hours per week)
 
Are you interested in embarking on a career in Public Works?  We have a great entry level opportunity which will help you gain skills, knowledge and ability in all sections of Public Works. The Public Works Division is seeking multiple casual labourers to perform manual work requiring considerable physical effort and agility in the performance of a variety of manual construction and maintenance tasks. 
 
Requirements include: Grade 10 or equivalent; valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence; annual renewal of Driver’s Abstract; valid Traffic Control Certificate and one month of previous experience and on-the-job training.  Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must possess sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit performance of heavy manual work in all types of weather.   Preference will be given to those candidates with experience/skill/certification and ability in the following areas: pipefitting water work and/or wastewater; operating heavy equipment; working in riparian areas including restoration and spills containment; water meter reading and/or Class 3 Driver’s Licence.
 
The successful applicants will work Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., or 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., or 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (up to 40 hours per week).
 
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $30.98 per hour plus 15% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. This posting will remain open until the successful candidates are selected. Please apply by quoting competition 23371 to:  Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. Only those under consideration will be contacted.
 
The District of Saanich is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2023. As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens. We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences. If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence [email protected]. We thank all applicants for applying.
 
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Organization: District of Saanich
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations
Posted: November 21, 2023, 4:13 pm
Expires: December 31, 2024, 11:00 pm
Employment Type: Unknown
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: No degree, certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 1 to less than 7 months
Rate: $30.98 Hour