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Temporary Full-Time Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1)

The City of Richmond is a diverse and dynamic community in pursuit of our vision
to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.


People l Excellence l Leadership l Team l Innovation


Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.

Temporary Full-Time Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1)

Job ID: 2019392

$28.27 per hour

  • Do you enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions & able to perform heavy manual work?
  • Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment & take pride in contributing to the success of the team?
  • Do you pride yourself in displaying a strong work ethic & able to work with minimal supervision?
  • Are you a self-starter who also possesses a positive and can-do attitude?

 If so, we invite you to apply and be a part of our Temporary Full-Time Seasonal Outside Workers for Parks and Public Works Operations!


Our seasonal outside workers perform diversified manual work entailing physical effort and agility in performing semi-skilled construction and maintenance tasks for one of a number of operational departments such as Fleet Operations, Environmental Programs, Parks Operations, Roads & Construction, Water Services, and Sewerage & Drainage.  


City of Richmond
6911 No 3 Rd,
Richmond,, BC V6Y 2C1


    Position Requirements:

    Completion of Grade 12, supplemented by education, training, and/or experience in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Irrigation, Construction & Maintenance, Equipment Operations, Landscape Construction, Turf Management, Paving, Shoring, and other related activities, plus a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence or higher with a clean driver’s abstract.


    If you think this is a good fit for you, we invite you to apply today!

    For further information regarding position details and to apply, please visit our website at Applicants will be required to upload a current resume and provide any supporting documentation relevant to the position (Word format). The closing date for Job ID: 2019392, Seasonal Outside Workers (Labourer 1) is 11:59 pm, on January 20, 2019.



    • Knowledge of methods, practices, and/or procedures related to public works and parks maintenance and construction activities.
    • Knowledge of driving techniques and rules of safe operation of equipment and vehicles used.
    • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work, as well as safe work procedures, practices, methods, and materials involved in the work performed.
    • Knowledge of municipal streets and traffic routes.
    • Skill in the care and operation of a variety of power and hand tools, materials, and equipment used in the work.
    • Ability to handle various classes of special waste/dangerous goods.
    • Ability to drive in non-standard areas and to safely maneuver vehicle under non-standard driving conditions.
    • Ability to plan and organize own workload and the ability to initiate operational adjustments based on service needs.
    • Ability to work with others and be able to use common courtesy, tact, and diplomacy in maintaining working relationships.
    • Ability to carry out oral or written instruction, take direction from a supervisor, and exercise some independent judgement and action in processing assignments.
    • Ability to interact effectively and courteously with the public and project a positive image of the City at all times.
    • Possess a strong mechanical aptitude.
    • Must be able to lift, carry and push in excess of 20kg (45 lbs) on a regular and/or repetitive basis.
    • Ability to successfully pass a Police Information Check.
    Jen Osemwingie
    (604) 276-4254
    Click to view background photo & credits
    Project: Westminster Pier Park
    Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
    Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
    Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.