Position Description

Labourer (Sign Shop, Blacktop & Maintenance)
Department Roads & Transportation
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(Temporary, Full-Time)



Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.


The District of West Vancouver’s Roads Department is currently looking for enthusiastic and hard-working temporary, full-time Labourers to join our Sign Shop, Blacktop and Maintenance teams. The successful candidates will perform a variety of tasks including:


  • A variety of tasks in the maintenance of road operation;
  • labouring duties related to asphalt road repair;
  • cleaning trucks and equipment as needed;
  • maintaining equipment in a safe and secure manner;
  • operating basic hand and power tools, such as weed eaters, pole pruners, chain saws, and plate tampers;
  • completing daily maintenance logs and records, including some computer related work;
  • replacing and repairing damaged or aged traffic control signs and street signs in accordance with prescribed Federal, Provincial and Municipal regulations;
  • providing manual labourer assistance on various tasks and assignments; and,
  • other related duties as required.


The successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work effectively and efficiently in a team environment or alone while maintaining a safety first mentality; and,
  • work outdoors in a physically demanding role in all types of weather conditions.


Any of the following credentials is considered an asset but is not mandatory:

  • Previous experience or training in sign making assistance, installation preferred; general landscape maintenance, snow plowing, working on a blacktop crew and working in and around traffic.


The candidates must hold a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License. Please upload a copy of your ICBC Driver’s Abstract and Claim’s History with your application.


The successful candidates are required to supply an acceptable driver’s abstract, claims history, police information check and a copy of their credentials.


This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on WestNet.


Position Status:

Union (WVMEA) – Temporary, Full-time



Hours of Work:

40 hours per week. Hours and days of work may vary.



Rate of Pay:

$26.38 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits. This position has a pay structure with three steps which increase based on hours completed in the position.



Closing Date:




To Apply:

Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.


We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.



If you have any questions please contact us at careers@westvancouver.ca

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