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Labourer (up to 7 positions - Water Section)
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

June 8, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-U074 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Utilities Operations
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for up to 2 temporary full-time (from approx. June 26, 2017 to approx. December 22, 2017) Labourers to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Utilities Operations Department.

Reporting to the Utilities Operations Manager, in this unionized position, the successful applicants will be responsible for exercising independent judgment and initiative in performing a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the operation, maintenance and construction of waterworks such as water main flushing, fire hydrant and valve maintenance and repair; and acting as a pad man for backhoes; performing water main tie-ins; installing water services; breaking blacktop and concrete surfaces using pneumatic hammers and compressor accessories; using motorized compacting machines in backfilling and grading work; driving a pick-up truck to transport materials and tools to job sites; and independently performing the more complex work as required.

Your education will include completion of Grade 10, and some experience in construction and maintenance, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful applicants will have sound knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment applicable to the various functional areas of utilities construction and utilities maintenance work; as well as sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions. An EOCP Water Distribution Certificate would be an asset.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $26.64 per hour (2015 rates), plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Thursday, June 8, 2017.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: May 25, 2017 12:00 AM
Closing Date: June 8, 2017 04:30 PM