Labourer (Utilities)

District of West Vancouver

Labourer (Utilities)

(Temporary, Full-time)  


The District of West Vancouver’s Utilities Department is currently looking for enthusiastic and hard-working temporary fulltime Labourers to join our team. The successful candidate will perform a variety of manual tasks in the maintenance and construction of water and sewer utilities. Including:

  • Performing a variety of tasks in the delivery of water and/or sewer and storm collection. 
  • Locating and repairing leaks, assisting in the installation, repair, and servicing of water, sewer and storm  systems
  • Cleaning trucks and equipment as needed
  • Maintaining equipment in a safe and secure manner
  • Operating basic hand and power tools; such as, shovels, pipe saws, plate tamper, etc.
  • Maintaining daily pick-up records 
  • Provide manual labourer assistance on various tasks and assignments.
  • Other related duties as required.


The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work effectively and efficiently in a team environment while maintaining a safety first mentality
  • Use a variety of tools for general maintenance and construction work
  • Work outdoors in a physically demanding role in all types of weather conditions


Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following credentials:

  • Experience or training in pipefitting and/or construction. 
  • EOCP Certification


The candidate must hold or have the ability to acquire a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License. Candidates will be asked to provide a Driver’s Abstract directly from ICBC.

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Temporary, Full-time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$25.86 - $29.03 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:
11:59 pm, Tuesday, August 27, 2019

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.


 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations, Sewer & Wastewater, Water Services
Posted: August 14, 2019, 1:59 pm
Expires: August 27, 2019, 11:59 pm

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