Lead Skilled Labourer - District of Oak Bay


Lead Skilled Labourer

The District of Oak Bay is a picturesque seaside community located within the Greater Victoria Region, with a population of +18,000. While offering all the amenities of a large metropolitan urban centre, Oak Bay has succeeded in maintaining all the peacefulness and charm of a small town. Residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life, with miles of spectacular West Coast shoreline, brilliant beaches, parks and greenspace, quaint tree-lined streets and vibrant, boutique villages just beyond their doorsteps.
The Lead Skilled Labourer performs skilled and technical manual work in the construction and maintenance of all nature of municipal infrastructure, including sewers, drains and waterworks. The incumbent is relied on as the senior skilled technician for guidance, instruction, and training in manual on-site construction work. The physical component of this position is very similar to that of the Skilled Labourer. In addition, this work requires considerable independent judgment, by the assumption of a second-in-command role relative to a more senior foreman.
The ideal candidate has extensive related experience, including wide ranging exposure to complex Public Works methods, equipment, infrastructure and services, with a demonstrated aptitude for a leadership role in the performance of Public Works construction and maintenance work; NULCA (National Utility Locating Contractors Association) certification or approved equivalent; secondary school graduation or equivalent, plus additional courses in plan reading and underground utility locating; and minimum of three years in a Public Works construction environment. An appropriate valid and subsisting B.C. Drivers License and Water Distribution Level II certification are also required for this position. This position is represented by CUPE Local 374.
If your qualifications and experience align with our needs, we want to hear from you! Please apply in confidence by 4:30pm on October 7, 2022 with a resume and cover letter to:
A detailed job description can be found on our website at https://www.oakbay.ca/municipal-hall/employment-volunteering/employment, which outlines in greater detail the key accountabilities and required qualifications.
The District has previously enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the wellbeing of all employees. This policy may be reinstated based on the level of assessed risk to District employees or Provincial Health Order requirements.
We thank you for your interest in working for the District of Oak Bay.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full Job Description

Organization: District of Oak Bay
Location: Oak Bay, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations
Posted: September 22, 2022, 11:55 am
Expires: October 7, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $32.94 Hour

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