Municipality of North Cowichan
  • 21-Dec-2019 to 20-Jan-2020 (PST)
  • Duncan, BC, CAN
  • Student

The Municipality of North Cowichan invites applications from candidates with the proven skills, qualifications and abilities for student positions working in our Parks and Public Works departments.

The duties for this position will vary depending on the department to which students are assigned and may involve tasks related to parks maintenance, operating parks machinery, garbage/litter pickup, painting, cleaning washrooms, and general labouring. Preferred candidates will have experience with labour-intensive jobs, such as landscape/grounds maintenance, general construction, farm labouring, painting, and use of related equipment, power tools, and machinery. Schedules may include weekends and shift work. Deployment to other duties may be required from time to time.

This position may be of interest to Civil Engineering students wanting to gain hands-on experience in related areas.

Required Skills, Qualifications and Abilities:

  1. Registered as a full-time, post-secondary student at an accredited institution during the current academic year (2019-2020) and returning to school full-time in the upcoming academic year (2020-2021).
  2. The position may be physically demanding; candidate must be able to successfully perform all duties associated with the position. A medical certificate attesting to suitability for this position may be required.
  3. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class 7 or "N" Driver's License at minimum; a satisfactory current driver's abstract will be required.

This is a unionized position (CUPE Local 358) and the collective agreement may be viewed on our website. This position will receive an additional 6% pay in lieu of vacation.

Candidates being considered will be required to undergo a comprehensive evaluation of skills, qualifications, and abilities. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

Application Checklist:

  • Cover letter and resume.
  • Proof of full-time enrolment (or equivalent) at an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Drivers' abstract can also be included as part of your application package. Call ICBC at 1-800-663-3051 or go online at for a free copy.
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