Roads 1

Competition Number: 23080

Job Title: Roads 1

Department: Public Works Services

Employment Type: Full-Time Union

Salary: $35.45 per hour plus a comprenhensive benefit package

Posted Date: November 29, 2023, 12:00 am

Closing Date: December 10, 2023, 11:30 pm

Last Modified: December 14, 2023, 2:18 pm

Posting: Closed



The Opportunity

Working as part of a cooperative team effort, and through the use of manual labour and powered equipment and tools, the Roads 1 incumbent will construct and/or install, inspect, maintain and repair roads, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, signs, street lighting, and other roads related infrastructure.

The Successful Candidate Will Have: 

  • Grade 12 or equivalency
  • Public Works Maintenance I (BCIT – PUBW 1001)
  • valid BC Class 3 Drivers License with Air Endorsement
  • Current Membership with the Public Works Association of British Columbia
  • Sound (3 years) recent hands on experience in roads construction, maintenance and repair, including asphalt surfaces, sidewalks, curb and gutters, and other related roads infrastructure components and equipment.
  • Some (1-2 years) recent experience in the safe operation of heavy equipment (Front End Loader, Dump Truck, Snow & Ice Control, etc.)
  • sound knowledge of proper public works construction and maintenance practices related to roads infrastructure
  • good interpersonal and communication skills
  • ability to work well as a member of a team and independently
  • ability to assist with the reading of blue prints, construction drawings and schematics, and the use of survey equipment to grade shooting level
  • ability to interpret and apply City bylaws, policies, procedures, engineering design standards and specifications
  • ability to continuously use hand tools, lift heavy objects, work in awkward positions, stand and walk throughout the day; occasionally work in confined spaces and frequently work in inclement weather
  • First Aid Emergency Level - Industry and CPR Level A Certification; Traffic Control training; WHMIS Certification; Equipment Operator's training; Forklift training, and other job-related safety training

The current hourly wage rate is $35.45 based on a 40-hour work week. Hours of work are generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

If you have the qualifications along with the passion to help Courtenay be the most livable City in British Columbia, then submit a resume outlining how you meet the qualifications with a covering letter clearly marked “Application – Roads 1”.  Submit your application through the “Apply” button below.  Interviews may be initiated prior to closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those short listed will be contacted


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