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District of Saanich
Saanich, BC
Full Time
A month ago

LABOURER - Up to 10 Casual Positions
for the Public Works Call List

Do you want to be part of a great team with an exciting future? 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!

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. If you have the relevant skills, knowledge, abilities and/or experience, this role could provide you with opportunities to work as a Utility Operator in Water Works and Storm and Waste Water, Maintenance Worker in Street Operations, 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 in the following areas: pipefitting water work and/or wastewater; operating Public Works related tools and equipment; working in riparian areas including restoration and spills containment; water meter reading and/or Class 3 Driver's Licence.

These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $28.60 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at This posting will remain open until successful candidates are selected . Please apply quoting competition 21060 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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