Utility Worker II – Shawnigan Lake Community Centre – Cowichan Valley Regional District (Duncan, BC)

By | May 15, 2019

Cowichan Valley Regional District

Utility Worker II – Shawnigan Lake Community Centre

Position: A temporary full-time Utility Worker II position is available for up to 2 years in duration at the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre within the South Cowichan Facilities Section of the Facilities & Transit Division of the Community Services Department at the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Reporting to the South Cowichan Facility Coordinator, the Utility Worker II performs complex maintenance and repairs of the facilities, grounds and equipment to ensure that Shawnigan Lake Community Centre facilities operate efficiently and effectively. Working independently this position assists with planning the coordination of duties and complex projects; performs cleaning routines, provides set-up and take-down for functions; maintains operational inventories of supplies and parts; and is the liaison who contacts and works with specialized contractors.

Qualifications: Secondary School graduation and training in a trade or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. Valid First Aid Level I with CPR, Class 5 BC Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract, WHMIS (employer provided), and satisfactory Police Information Check are also required. Two years’ experience performing cleaning routines and working in a trade and/or performing facility and equipment maintenance and repairs of a complex nature including plumbing repairs and minor electrical troubleshooting is required. Experience working in a recreation facility is preferred. The successful candidate must have knowledge of facility mechanical systems and safety routines and evacuation contingency plans. They must also have the ability to perform a variety of complex maintenance, repair, and routine cleaning tasks of the facilities, grounds, and equipment with limited direction; work independently with limited supervision; establish and maintain working relationships with other staff, instructors, general public, users, and program participants; work courteously with other employees and the general public; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; follow instruction and to provide clear and effective verbal and written instruction; and to 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. Physical capability to ensure the safe evacuation of the public in the event of an emergency is required.

Hours of Work: This temporary full-time position works 40 hours per week. Shifts will vary based on operational need as the facility is in operation seven days per week. The variety of shifts may include days and evenings on weekdays and weekends.

Salary: This temporary full time union position (CUPE Local 358) has a salary range in three steps commencing at $27.51 – $28.31 – $29.15 per hour (2019 rates). A comprehensive benefit package is offered with this position.

Applications: Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application and resume, in confidence, clearly quoting Competition SLCC19049-I/E by 4:30 p.m. on May 30, 2019 to the Human Resources Division at hr@cvrd.bc.ca in MS Word or pdf format, or to 175 Ingram Street, DUNCAN BC V9L 1N8, or by fax to 250.746.2522. If you would like to include your driver’s abstract as part of your application package, call ICBC at Victoria: 250.978.8300 (elsewhere in B.C.: 1.800.950.1498) and have your driver’s license number ready when you call. Visit the ICBC website for more information at: http://www.icbc.com/driver-licensing/driving-record#

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