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Public Works Labourer

Job Type: 
Maintenance / Trades
Organization: 
Town of Spirit River
Job Description : 

The Town of Spirit River is currently seeking a permanent full-time public workers operator. As a public works operator you will be responsible for, but not limited to, general physical labour, daily operation of the water treatment plant and sewer lagoons, maintaining parks & recreation, maintaining and operating equipment and vehicles, and repairing water and sewer lines. This position includes occasional overtime, evening & weekend work, and on-call rotation. Willing to train the right individual.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with municipal infrastructure, such as the construction and repair of roads & sidewalks and water & sewer lines.
  • Experience maintaining and repairing vehicles and equipment
  • Experience operating machinery and equipment
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license and clean drivers abstract
  • Experience or certification in water and wastewater operations
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate equipment and machinery
  • Basic administrative duties
  • Work in various weather conditions
  • Physical duties (such as, being on feet for long hours & lifting heavy objects)
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Communicate efficiently with coworkers and members of the public.
  • Operating the Water Treatment Plant and handling chemical
  • Landscaping and snow removal
  • Assist with Town owned and operated facilities and events (ie. Centennial Hall, RPCPAC)

Compensation & Benefits:  Competitive wage depending on experience with full benefits and RRSP contribution.

Closing Date: This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Closing Date: 
December 31, 2019
Application Return: 

Please drop off, email, or mail resume to:

Email: clerk@townofspiritriver.ca 
Mail: Box 130 Spirit River, AB  T0H 3G0
Drop off: Town Office at 4502 50th St.

Thank you to all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered will be contacted.