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Labourer 1 – Water Operations

Competition No.: 2021-L1W
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: 8/20/21 8:46 AM


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 Water division of our Engineering department as a Labourer and begin your municipal career! Current opportunities offer full-time hours for assignments from early spring through to early winter, with the possibility of extension or re-call in the following year.

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

  • Water system maintenance
  • Water system construction
  • Pipe installation
  • General labouring and cleanup
  • Other related duties as required

The ideal candidate will be an individual that possesses significant knowledge and skills in the methods, techniques, materials, tools, and equipment used in water related construction and maintenance work.  Advanced courses in Public Works are also desirable for this position. Applicants are encouraged to highlight residential and commercial labouring, irrigation, landscaping, construction, underground plumbing, and/or piping work experience. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5, is required.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM or 2:30 PM – 11:00 PM).

This posting will remain open until filled, however interviews will take place periodically before the competition is closed.

Please apply online at

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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