Maintenance Worker III (Full Time)


The District of Port Edward is offering a career opportunity for a team player who would like to work in a small staff environment.  The District of Port Edward is a small community of 577 people that is situated 15 kilometers from the City of Prince Rupert on the beautiful Pacific North Coast.

Reporting to the Public Works Foreman, this unionized position operates, maintains, repairs and monitors the municipal water supply systems and the wastewater collection and treatment systems including pipe lines, pump stations, lift stations, reservoirs, and waste water treatment facilities to ensure the water and waste water treatment systems meet the requirements of the provincial statutes and regulations.  This position requires being on standby after regular working hours.

The Maintenance Worker III is also required to operate all equipment including dump truck, rubber tired back hoe, mini excavator, ride on mowers, etc., as well as general labour duties when there is no equipment to operate.  In the absence of the Foreman for holidays, sick leave, WBC etc., the Maintenance Worker III position assumes the duties and pay of the Foreman.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of: level 1 or 2 water treatment plant operator’s certificate, level 1 or 2 sewer treatment plant operator’s certificate, Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement, 10 years equipment operating experience, supervisory skills and be in good physical health.

The District of Port Edward has a collective agreement with CUPE that runs through to December 31, 2021.  The current rate of pay for the Maintenance Worker III position is $33.43 per hour plus premiums for tickets held.  As well as offering good benefits the District encourages professional development opportunities and these are supported by the District.

Qualified applicants are requested to forward their resume with three references to the undersigned by 4:30 p.m. on December 22, 2017

Bob Payette, CAO
District of Port Edward
PO Box 1100
Port Edward, BC, V0V 1G0
Fax: 250-628-9225

We thank those persons in advance who submit applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.