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Utility Worker - Parks - Regular Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

November 1, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-U139 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks Operations
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 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 a regular full-time Utility Worker - Parks to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Parks Operations Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Parks Operations, you will be responsible in this unionized position for performing repair, alteration, maintenance and minor construction tasks on trails and parks’ buildings, facilities such as field houses, fences, buildings, bleachers, backstops, picnic tables, walkways and curbs. You will perform related rough carpentry, simple painting, plumbing, cement finishing and minor electrical repairs. This position will check playground equipment for damage and ensure safe operation according to established guidelines, erect and dismantle or remove sports and playground equipment and recommend the installation of new equipment or parts, winterize washrooms and fieldhouses, and maintain heating systems, including lubricating furnace motors and fans, and cleaning or replacing filters. The successful candidate will read and implement manufacturers’ maintenance and safety provisions related to playground equipment.

Your education will include completion of Grade 12 and sound experience in parks operations and maintenance tasks or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful candidate will have sound knowledge of the standard practices, methods, materials and tools used in parks maintenance and operations and the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and maintain records as required.

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety). The successful candidate(s) will be required to have a police information check as a condition of employment (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).

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 title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents 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.
• CPRA – Certified Playground Inspector

The CUPE rate of pay is $29.69 per hour (2018 rates); $30.28 per hour (2019 rates) plus 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, November 1, 2018.

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: October 18, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 1, 2018 04:30 PM