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Employment Opportunity - Public Works Lead Hand

Jul 18, 2017



Employment Opportunity

Public Works Lead Hand


The Village of McBride is recruiting for the position of Public Works Lead Hand. Reporting to the Public Works Foreman, the Public Works Lead Hand assists in the activities of the Public Works Department, including operation of all Public Works functions such as streets and roads, drainage, parks and playgrounds, animal control, vehicle and equipment maintenance, solid waste collection and water and sewer operations in accordance with prevailing standards and management direction.  Public Works Lead Hand is a working, hands-on position with minimal supervision, requiring some independent judgment and action in matters which are within the framework of established procedures.

Candidates for the PW Lead Hand position should have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar municipal setting or related experience, have strong interpersonal and written skills and be able to operate equipment (loaders, grader, backhoe, bobcat, garbage truck etc.).

Candidates will have completed Grade 12, possess a minimum Class 3 BC Drivers Licence with Air Endorsement, have EOCP Water Distribution Class II certificate, EOCP Wastewater Treatment Class I Certificate, Confined Spaces, Chlorine Handler Certificate, Cross Connection Control, WHMIS 2015, and be willing to undertake new certification as required. 

Rate of pay and benefits
40 hrs/week, $27.00/hour plus benefits as per CLAC Local 501 Collective Agreement
Internal and External
Job Description                                
You will find the complete job description here.

Please submit resume and cover letter no later than Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, at noon to:

Cheryl Martens, CAO
Village of McBride
PO Box 519
McBride, BC V0J2E0

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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