SS2023-16: Summer Learning - Labourer

Job Code: 3504988

Job Description

POSTED: May 24, 2023

CLOSING DATE: 1:00pm, May 31, 2023



Summer - Temporary Assignments

Various Sites

Effective July 3, 2023 to September 1, 2023

37.5 hours per week

2 positions available

Salary starts at $22.71/hr at Step 1, plus 16% in lieu of benefits

Why West Vancouver Schools?

West Vancouver Schools, the premier place for learning, has a long-held reputation for excellence and innovation. Our motto endorses our vision that we aspire to provide the finest educational experience in the country – for our children, our employees, our community and our world. We support this vision in the work we do, and the drive to be the first and best is clear, both inside and outside the organization.

Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Director of Facilities/ Designate, and under the daily guidance of other maintenance staff as assigned, the Labourer is responsible for providing unskilled services in any area of the department; and working as a member of a team to ensure the timely resolution of general district Facilities requirements, in accordance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • assists trades with a variety of facilities problems as required (e.g. carries materials, sweeps and cleans)
  • unloads, loads, transports and delivers furniture, equipment and materials to and from sites
  • assembles, disassembles and moves furniture when necessary (e.g. for examinations); removes and replaces damaged furniture; moves/ carries boxes or other school supplies
  • delivers and sets up folding tables and chairs; assists with loading, delivery and assembly of staging and lighting for school productions
  • performs minor maintenance duties and routine repairs (e.g. furniture, etc.)
  • cleans, checks/ confirms operational safety and performs routine maintenance on working equipment on a daily basis
  • cuts grass; clears, slashes and cuts brush and growth; performs winter clean-ups (e.g. raking)
  • salts, sands, clears ice and snow, sweeps, blows and removes general debris and branches from grounds, catchment basins, storm sewer areas, parking lots and sidewalks
  • responds to operational emergency situations(including off-hours calls)
  • ·operates basic maintenance tools (e.g. hammer, saw, drill, weedeaters, lawn mower)
  • performs other comparable duties as assigned which are within the area of knowledge and skills required by the job description

The full job description is available on Inside45 for internal staff. External applicants can request a copy of the job description from the Human Resources Department; email: .

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 10
  • Valid BC Drivers License
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions (in English)
  • Good interpersonal and communication (oral ) skills
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned duties (including climbing ladders and scaffolding)

OR an equivalent combination of training and experience

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume via under West Vancouver Schools. Please note that email and fax applications will not be accepted. Please visit the Job Opportunities page on for more details on the application process

We thank all interested applicants; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Successful applicants not currently employed by West Vancouver Schools are required to sign a “consent for Criminal Record Search” to permit a criminal record review

Posted On
May 24, 2023
Closing Date & Time
May 31, 2023 01:00 PM PST/PDT

Job Type
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
West Vancouver
West Vancouver School District