23-54 Skilled Labourer (Labourer II), Regular Full-Time

November 14, 2023
Closing Date: 
December 12, 2023 - 4:00PM

Skilled Labourer (Labourer II)
Regular, Full-Time
Competition No. 23-54

Internal/External Opportunity

This is a Union Position

About our Community:

Located next to downtown Victoria, the Township of Esquimalt has a population of over 17,000 and is home to Canada’s Pacific Naval Fleet. The Township boasts extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities. Esquimalt strives to be a vibrant, distinct, and diverse community for people to discover and belong.

About our Organization:

With a high functioning, progressive Council and leadership team, and dedicated, engaged staff, the Township is an organization committed to working collaboratively to continue making Esquimalt one of the most desirable places to live, work and play.

About the Opportunity:

The Public Works Department is seeking a motivated individual to fill a regular full-time Skilled Labourer position. Reporting to the Public Works Supervisor. This role involves performing various manual tasks such as loading trucks, setting up traffic and pedestrian control signs and directing traffic; forming, screeding, and finishing concrete; breaking and laying asphalt; digging trenches; laying sewer pipes; lifting and placing castings and pipes. As a Skilled Labourer the incumbent will use a variety of hand tools when performing manual labouring functions such as, compressor, jackhammer, cement mixer, drills, concrete cut off saw, tamper, and pipe cutter.

Our Preferred Candidate:

The preferred candidate will have their current and valid class 5 B.C driver’s licence and their class 3 BC driver’s licence with air endorsement. Completion of EOCP Wastewater I is an asset. The incumbent will preferably have two years of related experience as a labourer or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary: $30.87 hourly plus benefits (2023 rates)

Hours per week: 40

For more detailed information, please review the attached job description.

Applications are to be submitted to

Please submit your resume with covering letter quoting Competition No. 23-54 by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, December, 12, 2023 to: [email protected].

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.