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Public Works Labourer

The Village of Valemount is seeking applications for a full time Public Works Labourer.

General Duties will include:
 Heavy manual labour including, but not limited to pick and shovel work, brush clearing, moving materials, concrete work, jack hammering, etc.;
 Assisting other employees with their duties including, but not limited to, grounds maintenance, gardening, water and sewer line digging and pipe laying, pavement laying and repair, drainage ditch maintenance, road marking, raking and shoveling;
 Operating power tools and equipment including, but not limited to, tamper, sole plate packer, lawn mower, weed eater, snow blower, cement mixer, tar bucket, steam cleaner, jackhammer, sander, circular saws, drills, as well as chainsaws and hand tools;
 Assisting with assembly, removal and adjustment of attachments to various pieces of equipment;
 Collecting garbage and other debris as necessary from Village Parks, streets, downtown area, Village Office and all other areas as deemed necessary by the Superintendent of Public Works;
 Driving light duty vehicles i.e. pickups, as required;
 Performing sign maintenance and road marking, repair pavement defects, build minor infrastructure such as catch basins and manholes, etc;
 Flagging duties, as required;
 Emergency call outs and shift if required;
 Assisting with recording Water and Waste Water Meter Readings;
 Assisting with Water or Sewer Distribution Checks;
 Assisting with change out of meters, pumps, controls, and chlorine bottles;
 Other duties, as from time to time required.

Additional Duties:
 Inspection of equipment daily for visible damage, for fluid and fuel requirements, electrical systems, tire checks, etc., and report any defects to the Public Works Superintendent;
 Operation of snow removal equipment;
 Operation of street sweeper.

Minimum requirements for the position include:
• Grade 12 or equivalent
• Demonstrated ability to operate equipment
• Ability to perform heavy manual labour
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to work effectively with co-workers and the public
• Valid class 5 BC Driver’s License with clean drivers abstract

In addition, preference may be given to those with:
• Sewer or water experience; and
• Air Brakes Endorsement on their driver’s license

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application and resume to:

Village of Valemount
Public Works Department
PO Box 168
Valemount, BC V0E 2Z0 or
Email: jobs@valemount.ca

Applications will be received until Wednesday Feb 2, 2022 at 12:00pm.
Interviews will take place between February 7 - 11, 2022
The tentative start date for this position will be February 21, 2022.