The Town of Saugeen Shores
Port Elgin, ON

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time, Unionized

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Summary of Duties:

The Town of Saugeen Shores is seeking a Labourer in the Public Works department. This position reports to the Shop Lead Hand / Supervisor.


  • Perform preventative maintenance on the Town’s infrastructure including:
  • Culvert repair and installation
  • Manhole and Chamber repairs and construction
  • Maintenance of Public Works buildings, including painting, carpentry and cleaning
  • Washing of Public Works vehicles and equipment
  • Trench shoring and support system construction
  • Weed cutting, grass cutting, tree trimming and brush removal, ditch cleaning
  • Manual snow removal
  • Snow plow operation
  • Repair and replacement of traffic signs, road signs and guardrails
  • Assist with sidewalk replacement
  • Other duties as assigned

Equipment Used:

Tractor, Pick-up truck, Asphalt roller, Compressor, main sewer machines, concrete saw, sewer lateral cleaning machine, compactor, chain saw, jack hammer, generators, pumps, weed trimmers, and miscellaneous small tools.


  • Grade 12 / OSSD
  • Valid DZ Driver’s License
  • Physical ability to perform duties associated with job responsibilities

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Plow operator experience on large trucks and pick-up trucks
  • Work experience in form setting and concrete finishing
  • Hydro excavation equipment and sewer flushing experience
  • Ability to read and interpret infrastructure maps / plans
  • Awareness of and willingness to follow Health and Safety standards
  • Knowledge of WHIMIS, Chainsaw operation, Traffic Control, first aid, fuel handling
  • Experience on a variety of construction equipment including: back hoe, loader, dozer, tractor and municipal sidewalk machines
  • Ability to work on a computer

If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the application form and attach a copy of your resume by going to the link below:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.36 /hour


  • Form Setting and Concrete Finishing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Hydro Excavation Equipment and Sewer Flushing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Plow Operator: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Port Elgin, ON (Preferred)


  • DZ Driver's License (Preferred)