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Utility Person (Roads)
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

November 24, 2017
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: 17-144 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering and Regional Utilities
Job Description: Utility Person (Roads)
CUPE Full-Time
Posting #17-144

The fifth largest city in BC, Abbotsford is located 60 minutes from downtown Vancouver. Known as the “city in the country”, Abbotsford’s views and natural beauty are unrivalled. Abbotsford offers a thriving urban centre with all the amenities of big city living at a fraction of the cost.

As an employer, The City of Abbotsford values progress, customer service, integrity and our unique ability to provide diverse innovative services. We manage our own police and emergency services, water supply and wastewater treatment plants, as well as the operations of an International Airport. The City of Abbotsford is looking for innovative leaders who want to be part of a growing, dynamic city with an unparalleled quality of life.

The City of Abbotsford currently has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Utility Person (Roads) in the Engineering Division.

This is semi-skilled work in the repair, maintenance and construction of City roads sidewalks, intersections and bicycle paths. An employee of this class works under the direction of a Supervisor in establishing and carrying out roads repair, maintenance and construction duties to meet the Master Municipal Construction Document standard. In addition, the incumbent maintains accurate records and inventories. The duties may involve the utilization of specialized skills.

Performance is evaluated by a Supervisor in terms of completion of scheduled assignments, adherence to safe work practices, technical expertise and effective performance of duties.

If you are a team-oriented individual with demonstrated experience in safe work procedures- we’d like to hear from you!

In order to be considered for this position, you must have:

• Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent (eg GED);
• Completion of post-secondary courses in public works and roads at a recognized college, trades school, BCWWA or similar organization included the completion of Introduction to Public Works Operations and Roadworks I;
• Minimum of 1 years’ experience in roads construction;
• A valid Class 3 BC driver’s licence with air.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $22.52 to $26.48 per hour. In addition the City of Abbotsford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

The closing date for this posting is November 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Opening Date: November 7, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 24, 2017 05:00 PM