Current Postings

   

Utility Worker I

(2 positions)

Position Status:
Full-Time Temporary (various durations between 4 to 6 months)
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: GVRDEU
Location: Lake City Operations Centre, Burnaby
Salary Range/ Wage Rate: $2,692.80 bi-weekly plus 6.25% deferred compensation
 
Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking two Utility Worker I’s who will be active and engaged members of our Civil Construction group. You enjoy physical work in an outdoor environment and are able to navigate unique challenges in civil construction.
 
You are:  self-motivated and have sound working knowledge of civil construction and safe work practices. Combined with professionalism, leadership and the ability to maintain a safe, respectful team environment for co-workers, support staff and supervisors.
 
This role:

  • Assists operations and maintenance staff in performing tasks such as minor construction, building forms, mixing concrete, grounds maintenance, brush cutting, channel clearing, etc.
  • Operates ancillary equipment such as trucks, small tractors, lawnmowers, brush saws, weed eaters.
  • Operates compressors, pneumatic tools, electrical power tools, chain saws,
  • Performs site preparation and painting work.
  • Works in confined spaces and conducts safety monitor duties as required.
  • Assists in leak and/or other emergency repairs.
  • Obtains tools and parts from warehouses.
  • Pickup and delivery from suppliers.
  • Works in compliance with all District safety policies, procedures and WCB regulations.

 
To be successful, you have:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Ability to operate power and pneumatic tools.
  • Mechanical ability and construction aptitude.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and demonstrate safety awareness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Physically capable of performing work duties and willingness and ability to perform shift work.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license.

 
Note:  This position will progress to Utility Worker II after 5 years experience in this classification OR 3 years experience and completion of Sacramento State Water Supply or Water Treatment or Wastewater Collection or Wastewater Treatment Level 1 and 2 courses, or an equivalent level of training.
 
Our Vision: 
Metro Vancouver embraces collaboration and innovation in providing sustainable regional services that contribute to a livable and resilient region and a healthy natural environment for current and future generations.
 
We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and being representative of the region we serve.  We invite all qualified candidates to apply including Indigenous People, visible minorities, immigrants, 2SLGBTQI+, all genders and persons with disabilities.  Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.
 
Please follow this link https://metrovancouver.org/about-us/careers to our Careers page where you can submit your application by April 30, 2024.