Current Postings

Refuse Collector Truck Driver/Labourer

Temporary, Full-Time, Auxiliary, Minimum 3-Month Term
Competition No. 23-50
Internal/External Opportunity
This is a Union Position

About our Community:
Located next to downtown Victoria, the Township of Esquimalt has a population of over 17,000 and is home to Canada’s Pacific Naval Fleet. The Township boasts extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities.  Esquimalt strives to be a vibrant, distinct, and diverse community for people to discover and belong.

About our Organization:
With a high functioning, progressive Council and leadership team, and dedicated, engaged staff, the Township is an organization committed to working collaboratively to continue making Esquimalt one of the most desirable places to live, work and play.

About the Opportunity:
The Public Works Department is seeking a motivated individual to fill a temporary auxiliary Refuse Collector Truck Driver/Labourer position until December 31, 2023 (with the possibility of extension). Reporting to the Public Works Supervisor, this role involves working at least three days as a Refuse Collector/Truck Driver and two days as a Labourer. As a Refuse collector the incumbent will perform manual labour tasks in collection of household refuse and food waste including the operation of a refuse truck. The current truck has a side lifter that assists in dumping the waste into the truck, some physical lifting of cans at bus stops. As a Labourer the incumbent will be responsible for performing manual labouring functions on a variety of projects such as, helping in forming for concrete projects, screeding, and finishing concrete; assisting in asphalt application, digging trenches; cutting concrete and asphalt and laying sewer pipes.

Our Preferred Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have their current and valid class 3 BC driver’s licence with air endorsement and their current and valid class 5 B.C driver’s licence. Preferably with two years of related experience as a labourer or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Salary: $30.87 hourly plus 14% in lieu of vacation and statutory holiday pay (2023 rates)
Hours per week: 40, for a temporary three-month term until December 31, 2023 (with the possibility of extension).
For more detailed information, please review the attached job descriptions.
Please submit your resume with covering letter quoting Competition No. 23-50 by 4:00 pm on Thursday, September, 28, 2023 to:
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.