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City of Maple Ridge

Labourer - Roads Division


Competition # 24 - 141
Status: Regular Full Time - CUPE
Department: Engineering Operations
Salary: $33.12 per hour
Closing: July 28 , 2024

Come grow with The City of Maple Ridge! Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication and customer service skills? We have the perfect opportunity for you!
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
The City of Maple Ridge is seeking a dedicated Labourer to join our team for manual maintenance and construction work of varying complexity. This role involves performing a range of skilled and semi -skilled tasks, including operating diverse equipment, driving a light truck between job sites, and assisting with functions such as pipefitting, pipelaying, and asphalt raking. The position requires working under potentially hazardous conditions and utilizing specialized skills while reporting to various supervisors. The ideal candidate will be prepared to handle after-hours emergencies, including snow clearing, and take on additional related duties as needed. If you are ready to contribute to our city's infrastructure and make a tangible impact, we encourage you to apply.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Considerable experience in civil construction and Municipal maintenance work. Some training and knowledge in the operation of small power equipment such as saws and rollers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and materials used in civil construction and Municipal Maintenance work.
  • Must have the ability to understand, carry-out and effectively communicate to fellow employees, oral and written instructions from a supervisor.
  • Considerable skill in the proper and safe use of a variety of hand and power tools related to the work.
  • Ability to keep simple records of the work performed.
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to respond to after hours emergencies.
  • Must show independence of judgment in the performance of duties and work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate small riding and hand mowers, small rollers, a variety of power saws, jack hammers, weed and oil sprayers, vibrators and concrete mixer and drive light duty trucks.


LICENSES & CERTIFICATES:
Class 5 Driver’s Licence valid in the Province of British Columbia.  

HOURS OF WORK:
80 hours Bi-weekly

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • This is a Roads Labourer position, performing road labour tasks such as asphalt paving, concrete, brushing, litter cleaning and garbage pick up
  • Possession of a valid B.C. Class 3 Drivers License c/w air brake endorsement or heavy equipment operation experience will provide added opportunity for advancement.


EQUITY STATEMENT
At the City of Maple Ridge, we are dedicated to cultivating an inclusive culture that actively values and embraces diversity. We strive to attract and retain a talented, diverse workforce that is broadly reflective of the community we proudly serve. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process by contacting hrenquires@mapleridge.ca.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
The City of Maple Ridge is a great place to work with competitive compensation packages that include the Municipal Pension Plan, a strong employee wellness program and the opportunity for professional career growth and professional development. If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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