Assistant Operations Worker

Competition Number: 22158

Job Title: Assistant Operations Worker

Department: Engineering - Public Works - Street Operations

Position Type: 3 Permanent Part Time Positions (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $29.90/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: May 4, 2022

Closing Date: July 17, 2022

Last Modified: July 18, 2022, 1:37 pm

Status: Closed


Saanich Street Operations is seeking Assistant Operations Workers who will be responsible for assisting in lay-out, excavation and preparation of sub-grade for road construction and widening, curb/gutter, sidewalk and catch basin installation, landscaping and fine grading gravel road base for asphalt paving, road markings and electrical conduits. The Assistant Operations Worker assists with maintaining the overall road quality through the removal of graffiti, pothole patching, gravel shouldering, and assists with signs and road-marking activities.

Requirements include: Grade 12 or equivalent; six months experience in civil works related to road construction, maintenance and signs/markings; valid Traffic Control Certificate; Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certification; valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence with Air Brakes Endorsement and sufficient health, physical conditioning, strength, stamina and coordination to permit performance of work outdoors in all types of weather.

The successful candidate will work Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (40 hrs/week), approximately 8 months typically from March/April to October/November with the work continuing on a core cycle on an annual basis.

*As a component to the recruitment process testing will be conducted. *

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.