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Public Works Assistant

The Village of Port Clements is seeking a motivated individual to become a Public Works Assistant who is willing to grow amongst the team, strengthen the values of the community, increase staff capacity, and assume position of Superintendent of Public Wo

The Village of Port Clements
36 Cedar Avenue West
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Job Description

Full-time Employment Opportunity - Public Works Assistant

The Village of Port Clements is seeking a motivated individual to become a Public Works 
Assistant who is willing to grow amongst the team, strengthen the values of the community, 
increase staff capacity, and assume position of Superintendent of Public Works when needed. 

The community of Port Clements is centrally located on Graham Island on Haida Gwaii. Port 
Clements is a family friendly community with a proud history and has an abundance of 
opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast including trail walking, hunting, fishing, biking, 
hiking, swimming and more.

Reporting to the Public Works Superintendent, the Public Works Assistant will assist with 
ensuring the Village of Port Clements services, infrastructure and properties are maintained and 
operational.

QUALIFICATIONS:


• Possess a willingness to participate in training sessions to develop or enhance required 
skills.
• Be willing to shadow the more experienced staff.
• Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
• Possess at least a valid Class 5 Drivers License
• The following Environmental Operators Certification Programme (EOCP) certifications or 
the willingness to obtain certification within a specific time of employment and willingness 
and ability to upgrade if necessary:
➢ Small Water Systems 
➢ Small Wastewater Systems
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form. 
• Ability to use computers/tablets /smartphones, use of emails, Microsoft products.
• Ability to work closely with Public Works Superintendent and other staff.
• Strong interpersonal skills to deal with staff and public.
• Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.
• Experience in related work would be an asset, but not a requirement
• An aptitude for Mechanical/Carpentry/Plumbing would an asset


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:


Based on the direction provided by the Public Works Superintendent, the assistant will 
ultimately be responsible for the following: 
• Water Treatment & Distribution Maintenance
• Sewer/Wastewater Treatment & Collection Maintenance
• Road Maintenance
• Municipal building maintenance 
• Biomass Heating Plant monitoring and maintenance. 
• Groundskeeping – ie. Landscaping, mowing, weeding, brushing, etc. 
• Tool & Equipment Maintenance.
• Implementing best operational practices in working procedures
Please contact our office at (250) 557-4295 or email office@portclements.ca. for further details 

If you are interested, please mail, fax or email your résumé with a cover letter to:
Attention: CAO
The Village of Port Clements
Box 198, Port Clements, B.C. V0T 1R0
FAX: 250-557-4568- Email – cao@portclements.ca


Position will remain open until filled

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