Post-Secondary Summer Student Hiring Program

Competition Number: 21006

Job Title: Post-Secondary Summer Student Hiring Program

Department: Public Works Services

Employment Type: Summer Student

Salary: $17.98

Posted Date: February 12, 2021, 12:00 am

Closing Date: March 26, 2021, 11:59 pm

Last Modified: April 19, 2021, 11:10 am

Posting: Closed

Status: Filled


Post-Secondary Summer Student Hiring Program - 2021

The City of Courtenay is accepting applications from post-secondary students interested in summer employment with the Roads Maintenance and Parks Maintenance Divisions within the City this year.

Duties may include:                           

  • General labour based assistance in maintenance of roads, parks and other City infrastructure;
  • Picking up garbage and litter in public areas;
  • Operating light trucks and equipment, hand and power tools.

Qualifications include:

  • Grade 12 or equivalency
  • Full-time enrolment in a recognized post-secondary educational institution
  • Valid BC Drivers License
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and independently
  • Ability to understand and carry out job related instructions
  • Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job

This is a union position and subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the current collective agreement between the City and CUPE, Local 556. The current hourly wage rate is $17.98 per hour based on a 40 hour work week. An additional 4% of gross wages is paid in lieu of vacation. This position is available for 4 months (May – August 2021).

Please submit your resume outlining how you meet the above qualifications along with a covering letter marked “Application – Summer Student” by 11:59 pm on March 26, 2021. To submit your application, click on the “Apply” button below. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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