Labourer 2 – Summer Students
Temporary Full Time (Up to 6 Vacancies)
Engineering and Public Works – Public Works Division
One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community. As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre. We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!
We are currently recruiting for self-motivated, responsible team players to work in this very rewarding summer assignment. This entry-level position is well suited for students who have an interest in learning more about municipal public works. This is a CUPE Local 386 position.
Under minimal supervision, you will assist with the maintenance and repair of City Public Works including Roads, Water, Sewer and Drainage infrastructure. Some duties may include but are not limited to: litter collection; weed removals; vegetation control; traffic markings; assisting in utility service repairs; assisting in ditch cleaning; assisting in fire hydrant painting; assisting in pump station landscaping.
You must enjoy working outdoors performing regular physical activity that is often repetitive in nature and in all types of weather. Preferred candidates will have relevant work experience involving general labour or other related work. You will possess the following: excellent interpersonal and communication skills; work well independently as well as in a team setting; valid B.C. driver’s license (Class 5 preferred); knowledge of applicable safe work procedures. Additional assets would be to possess the ability to operate small equipment and some knowledge of municipal infrastructure.
These positions will commence late April to late August at a 40 hour work week, with hours of work between 7:00 am to 3:55 pm.
An hourly rate of $29.13 (2020 rate), plus 6% in lieu of benefits, and an Earned Day Off program is being offered.
Good people make Coquitlam great, sign up for career alerts through our recruitment portal to stay up to date about opportunities within our team, or follow us on to learn more about how #YouCouldWorkHere too!
The City offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation.
Please apply online at by 11:55 pm on March 5, 2021.
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.