Labourer (Operations: Utilities / Civil Construction)

City of Port Moody


The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.

Labourer (Operations: Utilities / Civil Construction)

Job ID

Job Class
Temporary Full-time

Employment Group
CUPE 825 (Outside)

# of Vacancies

Posting Period
May 20 - 27, 2020

Position Overview
The City of Port Moody is looking for enthusiastic, hardworking individuals to provide seasonal labour assistance  to the Utilities and Civil Construction groups, performing basic maintenance work, including operating a variety of small equipment / trucks and related construction duties, as well as emergency work, while following operational and safety procedures.

This is routine manual work entailing considerable physical effort and agility in the safe performance of a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled jobs such as maintenance and construction of roads, pavements, sewers, waterworks and parks.  The Labourer will drive and operate a variety of equipment while performing tasks such as grass cutting, installing signs, compacting materials, cutting pipe and litter collection. This position also assists with emergency maintenance and repairs.

Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to receipt of a satisfactory police information check and a satisfactory driver's abstract.  Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date.       

Basic Qualifications

  • Grade 12 education plus a minimum of six months job-related experience including:
    • Experience using a various types of machinery on construction and landscape sites
    • Experience in the maintenance and construction of roads, sewers, waterworks and parks
    • Experience with traffic control, snow removal, flood control and other emergency response
  • Ability to operate a variety of small equipment safely and efficiently
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions
  • Previous public works maintenance experience would be an asset,
  • Prior labour/maintenance/construction experience would also be an asset
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License.
  • Valid Class 3 Driver's License with Air Endorsement is an asset for TFT position (required for RFT positions)

Date Added

Branch/Location Office
Works Yard

Port Moody

British Columbia [BC]

Compensation - Hourly
$27.45 - $29.54

Compensation & Benefits Overview
The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.  


Organization: City of Port Moody
Location: Port Moody, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations, Sewer & Wastewater Services, Water Services
Posted: May 20, 2020, 10:30 am
Expires: June 19, 2020, 11:59 pm

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