Public Works Student Positions

Competition Number: 19019

Job Title: Public Works Student Positions

Department: Public Works Services - Parks Maintenance/Transportation & Utilities Maintenance Divisions

Employment Type: Temporary (May to August)

Salary: $17.63 + 4% in lieu of vacation/hr

Posted Date: March 7, 2019, 12:00 am

Closing Date: March 31, 2019, 11:45 pm

Last Modified: March 14, 2019, 11:47 am

Posting: Open

Status: --

Description:

Post-secondary Students  Summer Employment Opportunities

The Public Works Department at the City of Courtenay is seeking motivated and positive individuals who want to make a difference in their community.

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
  • Fall 2019 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 $17.28 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 2019).

Qualified applicants must be willing to commit to the entire 4 month term.

Please submit your resume outlining how you meet the above qualifications along with a covering letter marked “Application – Summer Student” by March 31, 2019.

To submit your application, email hr@courtenay.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The selection of applicants for interview will be conducted through a lottery process.

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To apply for this position, please email your cover letter, resume, and job posting number to hr@courtenay.ca