Maintenance Labourer Lead – Seasonal Fulltime

Lax Kw'alaams Band

Posted 7 months ago

Date Classified: May 1, 2023
Business Unit: Maintenance
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC
Reporting to: Director of Infrastructure      

The Lax Kw’alaams Band has an immediate opening for 1 seasonal full-time Maintenance Laborer Lead. The successful candidate will be carrying out all the tasks within the seasonal maintenance program.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Under the direct supervision of the Public Works Director or designate, the maintenance lead shall be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Overseeing a team of 6- 8 seasonal laborers
  • Brush Cutting
  • Grass Cutting
  • Creek Maintenance and Restoration
  • Check all culvert heads for debris and clear if necessary;
  • Store equipment and tools properly;
  • Adhere to all safety & security policies;
  • Prepare daily activity reports and follow maintenance schedules;
  • Operate vehicles;
  • Attendance at workshops & training as requested;
  • Perform manual labor including climbing into confined areas in adverse conditions to carry out repair and installation procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Preference for candidates in possession of a Class 5 ( minimum) or Class 3, 1, drivers license and be able to show a responsible driving record; Required
  • Deal with the public in a courteous and considerate manner;
  • Work conditions may be hazardous.  Must be in good health & physical condition;
  • Preference will be given to candidates possessing experience and an education background in public works.
  • Candidate must show a responsible attitude and desire to perform the duties required.
  • Expereince leading a team in an outdoor environment
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of using tools, machinery
  • Ability to oversee and teach safety while using tools and machinery
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines
  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • First Aid or OFA considered an asset
  • Commitment to a Healthy lifestyle.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Wages will be $ 20.30 hourly + Cola (Cost of Living Allowance) as of April 1 2023.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.
  • Health, Dental Benefits

Submission Deadline:  May 8, 2023

  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry or current Cupe Members.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Department
  • Email Resume or Inquiries to: [email protected]
  • Phone Direct Line #1-672-647-0075
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