New Job Casual, On Call Labourer In British Columbia

Casual, On Call Labourer
Casual, On Call Labourer

Casual, On Call Labourer

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $29.27 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description


Labourer, Casual On-Call

The District of Sparwood is a friendly and welcoming community of approximately 4,100 people, nestled in the heart of the Elk Valley in the Southeast Kootenays. Sparwood offers year-round recreational opportunities including trail systems for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing as well as world class hunting and fishing.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Facility Maintenance Operator, the Casual Labourer performs a variety of tasks related to the cleaning and maintenance of the District Leisure Services buildings, parks, playgrounds, arena and other facilities. The incumbent provide custodial services, removes garbage, sets up and takes down events, assists in the installation of ice surfaces, maintenance of parks, fields, landscaping, snow removal, operates small trucks, cleaning equipment, power and hand tools, snow blowers and ice resurfacer etc. The Casual Labourer fills in or provides additional support for the maintenance team as needed and determined by the District of Sparwood.

Required Education / Work Experience

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • Refrigeration Safety Awareness Certificate or Higher Certification
  • Basic First Aid

Required Skills and Abilities / Work Demands

  • Has basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical and maintenance skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrable exemplary customer service skills
  • Ability to perform custodial services with a high degree of care and diligence
  • Has the ability to work independently
  • Physical ability to lift heavy objects, undertake labour intensive tasks, work in awkward positions and confined spaces, frequently stand and walk throughout the day and work in inclement weather.

This position is a unionized position under CUPE local 2698. The 2023 hourly wage rate is $29.27 hour as per the current collective agreement. For a full position description please visit

As part of the interview process, shortlisted candidates will be required to participate in a practical portion of the interview at the District of Sparwood Leisure Centre. Qualified applicants who are offered and accept the position may be required to complete a satisfactory pre-employment background check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian criminal record check, an employment verification and/or an education and accreditation verification and a clean drivers’ abstract.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by Monday, April 17, 2023 at 4:00 PM Mountain Time.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $29.27 per hour

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-04-17