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Labourer 1 – Sewers

Competition No.: 2021-L1S
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $29.40 per hour plus benefits
Schedule: 80 hours biweekly; Monday - Friday (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM or 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM)
Special Notes: Subject to Note ‘B’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Outside Division Collective Agreement
Last Updated: 9/14/21 3:18 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Sewers division of our Engineering department as a seasonal Labourer.  Current opportunities offer full time hours for assignments from early spring through to early winter, with the possibility of extension.  Joining our Labourer team is a great stepping-stone to begin your municipal career!

Duties and responsibilities of Labourers working in our Sewers division include, but are not restricted to:

•             Sanitary and Storm Sewer maintenance

•             Sanitary and Storm Sewer construction

•             Installation and rehabilitation of small to large diameter pipe

•             Trench excavation

•             Other related duties as required by the department

This position requires knowledge and skills in the methods, techniques, materials, tools, and equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and coordination are required. Advanced courses in Public Works and wastewater collection are desirable for this position. Applicants should highlight residential and commercial labouring, construction, and/or piping experience. Experience in the rehabilitation of sewer pipes using trenchless methods would be an asset. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Wage: $29.40 per hour + benefits.

Hours of work:  Monday to Friday (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM or 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM)

Please apply online at This posting will remain open until all positions are filled.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application 

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

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.


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