Labourer - Auxiliary Call List

Competition Number: 16.18

Job Title: Labourer - Auxiliary Call List

Department: Engineering - Public Works - Support Services

Position Type: Multiple Auxiliary (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $25.72/hour plus 13% in lieu benefits

Posted Date: January 22, 2018

Last Modified: February 9, 2018, 8:54 am

Status: Open Until Filled


The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired. 

The Public Works Division is seeking multiple auxiliary 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 backhoe; working in riparian areas including restoration and spills containment; water meter reading and/or Class 3 Driver’s Licence.

Candidates possessing a valid BC Class 3 Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement and previous collecting experience with automated, right hand drive vehicles may be qualified and eligible for work as an Equipment Operator III in Solid Waste Services at a wage of $30.59/hour.  This work includes operation of automated, right hand drive collection vehicles and related duties.

The successful candidates will be required to work Monday to Friday, normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., up to 40 hours per week (hours may vary based on operational need).

*Testing will be conducted*

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