Current Postings

Labourer 2

Competition No: 2024-050

Duration: Regular Full Time

Salary: $33.26/hour

Schedule: 80 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Special Notes: Normal for CUPE 23 Outside Division Collective Agreement

Last Updated: 6/13/24

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!

This is manual work of some variety entailing physical effort and agility in the performance of semi-skilled and unskilled construction and maintenance tasks in the Water Operations, Maintenance and Construction division. The incumbent performs related tasks in the installation, repair and servicing of waterworks systems; including but not limited to locating and repairing leaks, installation of taps from 19mm to 450mm, pipe installation, water system maintenance and construction work. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation, and experience in general construction and maintenance work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Some knowledge of the safety equipment and practices methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in water related construction and maintenance work; of the functions of the water distribution system. Ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks requiring the use of some independent judgement and action; to understand and effectively carry out oral and simple written instructions. Skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools used in water maintenance and construction work. Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions. A valid Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

The closing date for this competition has been extended until all positions are filled. New applications are welcome!

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

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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