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Summer Labourer - Operations

Surrey, BC
Full Time
10 days ago

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Temporary Full-Time


Gain valuable public works experience while doing meaningful work that impacts the community this summer! We're looking for motivated and hardworking labourers to join our Engineering Operations team and support works in the following areas:
    • Water Operations • Street Operations • Sanitary Sewer, Construction and Drainage • Solid Waste • Pumps and Controls • Fleet and Garage

Our Labourers will be:
    • Working on a variety of projects and tasks under the supervision of senior staff throughout Surrey; • Working closely with other team members, they'll need to use sound judgement and critical problem solving skills to come up with solutions in the field; • Interacting with the public, handling questions and complaints in a tactful and professional manner.

You, as the successful candidate:
    • Are reliable and dedicated individuals who share the City's values of Community, Innovation, Integrity, Service, and Teamwork; • Are strong team players with effective communication skills; • Have good judgement and critical thinking skills; • Are customer focused and can effectively deal with the public in a professional manner; • Are conscious about safety and ensuring a safe work environment for you and your colleagues.

It's an asset if you have experience performing general labour in a public works, maintenance and/or a construction environment as well as training and/or courses in public works (e.g. Municipal Plan Reading).

Successful candidates will also meet the following requirements:
    • Completed grade 12 or equivalent; • Relevant experience and training; • A valid and unrestricted class 5 driver's license with a safe driving record.
Other Information

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Rate of Pay: $29.89 + 12% (2024 Rates)

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until February 29, 2024.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community