Labourer

START YOUR CAREER HERE.

Job Summary:
Join the team at the District of Stewart and gain the skills that will always keep you in demand. Reporting to the Superintendent of Public Works, you will work with a small team to ensure the Public Works department runs smoothly. You have energy to spare and love the variety of a job that varies from worksite to worksite.
Where is the Job?

With a population of 500, the District of Stewart is a deep-sea port on BC’ s beautiful northern coast. During the summer, Stewart is a major tourist draw with its closeness to Alaska and road access to a major glacier – the Salmon. You’ll enjoy recreational opportunities year-round with fishing down the Portland Canal, and first-class snowmobiling and heli-skiing on the adjacent mountains. Major industry in the area includes mining, logging, and port operations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Carry out a variety of duties such as:
      • Lawn maintenance, weed eating, raking, and general grounds maintenance
      • Ditch maintenance, pavement and sidewalk repair
      • Water and sewer maintenance
      • Litter and cardboard recycling pick-up
      • Painting
      • Parking lot, street, sidewalk, boardwalk, and graveyard maintenance
      • Trail / lagoon brushing and repair
      • Snow shoveling and salting
      • Keeping fire hydrants and garbage bins clear of snow
  • Communicate effectively with your supervisor, team, and the general public; and
  • Assist with other duties as required.

What You’ll Get in Return:

  • An outstanding team of coworkers who value diversity and teamwork;
  • A competitive wage of $28.99 / hour;
  • A comprehensive benefits package; and
  • Assistance with relocation for those considering a move from outside the District.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Your Education:
      • Class 5 Driver’s License
      • Related education in landscaping or grounds maintenance would be an asset
  • Your Experience:
      • Experience in the methods, tools, equipment techniques, and materials used in general clean-up, landscaping, and maintenance work
      • Physical strength, stamina, and the coordination to carry out continuous, heavy
        physical work in all weather conditions

What to do Next:
This is a full-time, permanent position. If you are legally entitled to work in Canada, send your resume and cover letter to Todd Francis, Chief Administrative Officer, at cao@districtofstewart.com. Applications will be accepted until December 21, 2022.

Groundskeeper / Arena Operator

BUILD HEALTHY COMMUNITIES.

Job Summary:
Under the general direction of the CAO, the Groundskeeper / Arena Operator plays a key role in the Parks and Recreation services available to the citizens of the District of Stewart. You will support the District in the responsible care of Stewart’s outdoor parks, recreation spaces, and the Al Lawrence Memorial Arena. You will operate, inspect, and maintain a variety of equipment and vehicles in this full-time role, with availability for some shift / weekend work. You are a stickler for safety, and you take pride in contributing to a healthy and active community lifestyle.

Where is the Job?
With a population of 500, the District of Stewart is a deep-sea port on BC’ s beautiful northern coast. During the summer, Stewart is a major tourist draw with its closeness to Alaska and road access to a major glacier – the Salmon. You’ll enjoy recreational opportunities year-round with fishing down the Portland Canal, and first-class snowmobiling and heli-skiing on the adjacent mountains. Major industry in the area includes mining, logging, and port operations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Parks and Grounds:
      • Perform grass, tree and parkland maintenance; and following guidance of accepted  practices/procedures;
      • Assist with the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems;
      • Assist with the erection, maintenance and inspection of playground equipment and fences;
      • Assist with the maintenance of cemeteries, including excavating and filling of graves;
      • Supervise summer and casual staff as required.
  • Arena:
      • Perform regular maintenance of Arena including janitorial duties and minor repairs; ensure supplies are in stock;
      • Operate and maintain the ice-making equipment including the compressors, condenser, refrigeration units and related piping;
      • Assist with the operation and maintenance of the building heating system;
      • Maintain the ice surface including flooding, operating the ice resurfacer, ice painting, etc.;
      • Sell and monitor ice time use;
      • In conjunction with the Recreation Coordinator assist in the coordination of Groundskeeper / Arena Operator special events at the arena;
      • Sharpen skates;
      • Annual ice in/ice out operations;
      • Maintain a clear access to the building and around all exit doors.

What You’ll Get in Return:

  • An outstanding team of coworkers who value diversity and teamwork;
  • An annual wage of $28.99 / hour;
  • A comprehensive benefits package; and
  • Assistance with relocation for those considering a move from outside the District.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Your Education:
      • Valid BC Driver’s Licence with Airbrake endorsement (minimum Class 5);
      • A valid Occupational First Aid, Level 1 certificate;
      • Understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as established by the Workers’ Compensation Board of BC;
      • Traffic Control Person training;
      • Water Distribution Level I Certificate and Water Treatment Level 1 Certificate;
      • Wastewater Collection Level 1 Certificate and Wastewater Treatment Level 1 Certificate; and
      • Ice Facilities Operation Certificate, or 5th Class Power Engineer Certification.
  • Your Experience:
      • Experience or training related to this position;
      • Experience in small engine repair;
      • Physical ability to satisfy the requirements of this position;
      • An affinity for and a willingness to learn the operation of machines, vehicles, and heavy equipment and undertake training as required for the job duties; and
      • Ability to maintain harmonious relationships with the public and staff members.

What to do Next:
Send your resume and cover letter to Todd Francis, Chief Administrative Officer, at cao@districtofstewart.com. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 1, 2022.