Labourer 1 (Sewers)

Competition No.: 2019-L1SW
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $28.25 per hour plus benefits (2019 rate)
Last Updated: 6/27/19 10:47 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Sewers division of our Engineering department as a seasonal Labourer.  Current opportunities offer full time hours for assignments from early spring through to early winter, with the possibility of extension.  Joining our Labourer team is a great stepping stone to begin your municipal career!

Duties and responsibilities of Labourers working in our Sewers division include, but are not restricted to:

  • Sanitary and Storm Sewer maintenance
  • Sanitary and Storm Sewer construction
  • Installation of large diameter pipe
  • Trench excavation and rehabilitation
  • Other related duties as required by the department

This position requires knowledge and skills in the methods, techniques, materials, tools, and equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and coordination are required. Advanced courses in Public Works are desirable for this position. Applicants should highlight residential and commercial labouring, construction, and/or piping experience. Experience in the rehabilitation of sewer pipes using Trenchless Technologies would be an asset. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5, is required.

This posting will remain open until positions are filled.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.


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