Watchperson - City of Burnaby


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$28.65/hr + 12% in lieu of benefits (2021 Rates)


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Last Updated:
5/13/22 8:27 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!

Our Engineering department is seeking diligent, hardworking individuals to join the team as a Watchperson. A Watchperson does routine rounds of buildings and yards, keeping an eye out for prowlers or damage being caused to property and equipment. This position involves interacting with individuals trying to gain access outside of regular hours, checking credentials, answering calls and recording complaints or emergency information, transmitting radio messages to field crews, maintaining simple records and issuing fuel or supplies when needed. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation, supplemented by some experience related to the work or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The ideal candidate will be capable of following instruction and working alone or with minimal supervision. Knowledge of the different municipal sites and regulations surrounding their entry is required, along with the ability to assist the public and internal staff courteously and to produce simple records.

We require individuals to work rotating shifts of weekends and holidays, plus Monday to Friday night dispatch coverage as needed.

Please apply online at This position will remain open until filled.

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

Please contact People and Culture 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

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Security/Security Systems
Posted: May 13, 2022, 6:52 pm
Expires: May 27, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $28.65 Hour

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