Utility Person – Village of Telkwa

27 June 2023

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Utility Person

The Corporation of the Village of Telkwa seeking applications for a full-time Utility Person to join our Public Works team. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual that will work under the supervision of the Working Foreman and/or the Director of Operations and will assist in the day-to-day operations and maintenance within the Village as follows:

  • Maintenance and repair of all Village buildings and structures
  • Maintenance of all parks, trails and open green space areas within the Village
  • Maintenance of all playground equipment, playing fields and ice rinks
  • Maintenance and repair to the Cemetery including preparation of grave sites and placement of headstones (including record keeping).
  • Proficient in the operation and use of a variety of light and heavy-duty equipment
  • Proficient in the operation and use of hand tools
  • Operations and repair of all maintenance related equipment
  • Responsible for all deep excavation activity for water and sewer utilities in accordance with WorkSafe BC regulations
  • Maintenance and repair of all Village streets/roads and parking lots, including snow removal
  • Collection and disposal of garbage and spring clean up
  • On-call duties as assigned – after probationary period
  • Other duties as required

Proponents must have a minimum of Grade 12 with Certificate of Graduation or equivalent supplemented by carpentry, mechanical or equipment operator experience. Candidates must have a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence (unrestricted) with airbrake endorsement, provide a current drivers’ abstract at time of application. Any job-related diplomas or certificates, particularly EOCP Certifications, are considered an asset.
This is a CUPE Union position and will be subject to Union dues. A detailed job description is available on the Village of Telkwa website www.telkwa.ca. The hourly rate of pay for this position will range from  $28.65 to $33.90, depending on qualifications and experience. The hours of work will be from Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week, with an attractive benefits package after completion of the required 90-working day probationary period.
Candidates are invited to submit their resume, including three current references and cover letter, to the attention of:
Lev Hartfeil, Director of Operations
Email: directorofoperations@telkwa.ca
Village of Telkwa Office at 1415 Hankin Avenue,
Box 220, Telkwa, BC V0J 2X0
Fax: (250) 846-9572
Application deadline is Monday, July 17, 2023 at 4:00 pm.