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Temporary Part-time Seasonal Labourer for qathet Regional District


How To Apply

Position:Temporary Part-time Seasonal Labourer
Employer:qathet Regional District
Sector:Public Administration
Closing Date:2024-Jun-21
Salary or Wage:$32.23 an hour
Full or Part Time:Part Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:Flexible


1. Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
2. Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
3. Minimum two years of relevant work experience in the landscape/horticulture
industry, and/or two years’ experience in facility maintenance, or building
4. Demonstrated experience and ability operating applicable machinery and tools.
5. WHMIS Training.
6. Airside Vehicle Operators Certificate.
7. Small Water System Operator Certification.

1. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to deal with people in a
professional and courteous manner.
2. Ability to work with minimum supervision.
3. Excellent attention to detail.
4. Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to meet the physical
requirements of the position in all weather conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Perform routine grounds maintenance at Regional District properties, including but not
limited to cemeteries and parks, with respect to mowing, trimming, landscaping, seasonal
tasks and other duties as directed.
2. Perform general building maintenance work such as janitorial tasks, carpentry, painting,
plumbing, structural repairs, and water and irrigation system maintenance.
3. Participate in construction projects, which may include site development, landscaping,
trail building, installation of structures, and building improvements.
4. Assist with cemetery and mausoleum services including processing associated paperwork
and assisting the funeral director as needed.
5. Assist with preparing, excavating and backfilling full burial plots and mausoleum
entombments and inurnments. Prepare and backfill cremation plots.
6. Assist with and the installation and maintenance of memorials in the cemetery and
7. Operate a variety of gas and/or electrical equipment, including tractor/loader/backhoe,
commercial mowers, utility vehicle, and other landscape maintenance equipment; power
tools such as line trimmer, hedge trimmer, chainsaw, and standard hand tools.
8. Perform routine equipment and tool maintenance to keep assets in good working
condition. Prepare records on maintenance and condition of assets such as tools, vehicles
and equipment as directed by the supervisor.
9. Perform routine inspections of properties and assets as assigned. Report safety and
maintenance issues to the supervisor and participate in corrective repairs or alterations.

1. Utilize safe work practices and comply with health and safety legislation and/or any
applicable regulations.
2. Provide work direction to hired contractors and summer students as instructed by the
3. Make suggestions to improve operating and maintenance efficiencies.
4. Maintain courteous and positive public relations with the public, contractors, and
representatives of organizations.
5. Follow all policies, procedures and standards of the Regional District.
6. Perform other duties as assigned.

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