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Labourer (up to 40)
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

November 8, 2021
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 21-U121 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Roads Operations
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 140,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for up to 40 temporary full-time Labourers (from approx. February 28, 2022 to December 23, 2022) to join our team of professionals in the Engineering Division, Roads Operations Department. Reporting to the Roads Operations Manager, in this unionized position you will perform a variety of manual work requiring physical effort and agility in the operations of semi-skilled and unskilled construction/maintenance tasks. This position requires sufficient stamina, strength and agility to perform heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions.

• Perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the operation, maintenance and construction of roads operations and municipal infrastructure
• Act as a pad-person for backhoes and a grade-person in construction of sidewalks, trenches and roads operations
• Break blacktop and concrete surfaces using pneumatic hammer and compressor accessories
• Operate motorized compacting machines in backfilling and grading work and perform more complex work as required
• Carry out landscaping, planting and vegetation duties and install traffic signs/road markings on municipal streets
• Drive a vehicle to transport materials and tools to job sites
• Perform related work as required

• Completion of Grade 12 with some experience in construction and maintenance or an equivalent combination of training and experience
• Sound knowledge of the methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in general construction and maintenance work Skill in the use of a variety of tools used in general maintenance and construction work
• Sound knowledge of the functions of roads operations and of the established procedures governing the work
• Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and simple written instructions
• Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual work outdoors in all weather
• Valid BC Class 3 Driver’s License (full-privilege) with Air brake Endorsement is considered an asset

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
• Valid BC Class 5 (full-privilege) Driver’s License or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must include with your application a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Please note that a copy of your Driver’s License or a Drivers Factor Report will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $29.13 per hour (2020 rates), plus 13% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

Internal closing date for this competition: November 2, 2021
External closing date for this competition: November 8, 2021

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Fax: 604.533.6129
Opening Date: October 25, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 8, 2021 04:30 PM