Competition Number: 22218


Job Title: Labourer

Department: Engineering - Public Works - Street Operations

Position Type: up to 5 Temporary Full Time Positions - Approximately 1 year (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $28.60/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: July 7, 2022

Closing Date: November 20, 2022

Last Modified: November 21, 2022, 9:11 am

Status: Closed


The District of Saanich employs more than 1500 members in nine departments and 11 locations in Saanich. More than 114,000 people live here giving us the largest population on the island. We offer competitive wages, benefits/pension, and a robust learning & development program. Our culture holds true to our motto "Populo Serviendo" - this is latin for "Serving the People". We are looking for innovative people to join our team today!

Street Operations is seeking multiple temporary labourers to perform manual work requiring considerable physical effort and agility in the performance of a variety of manual construction and maintenance tasks. If you have the relevant skills, knowledge, abilities and/or experience, this role could provide you with opportunities to work as a Maintenance Worker, Equipment Operators, Truck Drivers, etc.

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 to operate Public Works related tools and equipment, working in roads maintenance and construction experience. 

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.


Job Description for Labourer [PDF - 35 KB]