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Summer Students - City of Prince Rupert

The duties will vary; however, they include general parks and roads maintenance, refuse collection, litter pick up, janitorial and general labouring.

City of Prince Rupert
424 3rd Avenue West
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Seasonal | Full-time$33.82 an hour23 hours ago


  • Class 5 Licence

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Posting Title: Public Works Labourer – Summer Student
Department: Operations Department
Closing: March4, 2024
Pay Rate: $33.82
Type of Posting: Summer Student positions will work up to 40 hours per week, schedule

may include work on weekends and shift work.
Union/Exempt: CUPE Local 105

The City of Prince Rupert invites applications from candidates with proven skills,
qualifications and abilities for the position of Summer Student Labourer in our Public Works
Department. Each year the City of Prince Rupert Public Works Department hires post
secondary students for seasonal employment to provide relief for seasonal workload. The
duties will vary; however, they include general parks and roads maintenance, refuse
collection, litter pick up, janitorial and general labouring.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Abilities:

  • Registered as a full-time, post-secondary student during the current academic year
(2023-2024) and returning to school full-time in the upcoming academic year (2024-
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence (Driver’s Abstract required);
  • Able to follow safe work practices;
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform heavy manual outdoor
work in all weather conditions;
  • Ability to clearly communicate with the public and co-workers;
  • Works well independently as well as in a team setting; and
  • Must be able to obtain a RCMP Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check. Results of
which will be reviewed by the City for employment.

Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following credentials: Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence (Driver’s Abstract required); and,
  • Previous Public Works experience.


Labourer’s must provide CSA approved steel toed work boots. As this position is physically
demanding, the successful candidate may be required to undertake considerable lifting,
walking, bending, standing and the operation of small tools.


Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department
City of Prince Rupert | Operations Department
424 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1L7

Email (pdf form):

Candidates will be selected based on how their skills, qualifications, abilities, and previous
experience best meets the requirements listed in this posting.

Application Deadline: March 4, 2024

Note: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants

selected for an interview will be contacted.

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