Utility Worker II – Cowichan Valley Regional District (Duncan, BC)



Casual, on-call Utility Worker II positions are available at the Kerry Park Recreation Centre within the Facilities & Transit Division at the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Reporting to the South Cowichan Facility Coordinator, the Utility Worker II is responsible for the cleanliness, sanitation, housekeeping and maintenance of the facilities and grounds. Main duties include cleaning, room and equipment set-ups and tear-downs, ice and facilities maintenance, grounds work, sports field facility maintenance, and incidental security work.

Secondary School graduation or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience. WHIMIS certification (provided by the employer), Occupational First Aid Level 1 or equivalent, and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License are required. Refrigeration Operator Certificate or an Ice Facility Operator Certificate, Building Service Worker Certificate, and Ice Making Courses would be assets. A minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a trade (carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing etc.) is also required. Applicants must possess knowledge of: cleaning and sanitation principles, routines and products; the principles and practices of a trade; facility repairs and grounds work equipment and materials, as well as facility and grounds operations; common tools and materials used in various trades; and safety routines and evacuation contingency plans. In addition, the successful candidate will have the ability to: establish and maintain working relationships with other employees, instructors, general public, users and program participants; work independently and as part of a team; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; familiarize, remain current with, interpret and follow CVRD and any other applicable Federal or Provincial rules, regulations policies and procedures including Worksafe BC, and the BC Health Standards Act; and the physical capability to ensure the safe evacuation of the public in the event of an emergency.

Hours of Work:
This is a casual, on-call opportunity with no guaranteed hours of work. Shifts are based on the operational needs of the facility. The successful candidate must be able to work a variety of hours and shifts, including weekdays, weekends, evenings, and short-notice shifts.

This casual, on-call position (CUPE Local 358) has a salary range in three (3) steps commencing at $28.06 – $28.87 – $29.73 per hour (2020 rates).

Qualified applicants are invited to forward their resume in complete confidence quoting Competition 21013-E before 4:30 p.m. on January 25, 2021, to the Human Resources Division at hr@cvrd.bc.ca in either MSWord or pdf format, or to 175 Ingram Street, DUNCAN BC V9L 1N8, or by fax to 250.746.2522.

Testing may be required during the selection process. Testing will be based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description.

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