Staff - Union
CUPE 116 Salaried - Labourer 3
Labour Division | Municipal Services | Building Operations
$4,463.00 - $4,862.00 CAD Monthly
Posting End Date
October 3, 2023
Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.
Job End Date
Feb 9, 2024
**Please note we are hiring for 3 4-month term positions.
At UBC, we believe that attracting and sustaining a diverse workforce is key to the successful pursuit of excellence in research, innovation, and learning for all faculty, staff and students. Our commitment to employment equity helps achieve inclusion and fairness, brings rich diversity to UBC as a workplace, and creates the necessary conditions for a rewarding career.
This position belongs to the Streets & Operations Support (SOS) crew.
UBC Facilities provides comprehensive facilities maintenance, operations and renovation services for lands and buildings owned by the University of British Columbia. The Municipal Services group is responsible for providing waste management services, soft and hard landscape services, as well as moving and general labour services for all of the Vancouver campus.
This position works within the Streets and Operations Support crew; a team engaged in the ongoing hard landscape maintenance (e.g. roads, sidewalks), moving services and project trades support. The Labourer performs physical work, operates specialized equipment, builds scaffolding, performs maintenance work; working within relevant safety regulations and in the safest, simplest, sustainable and most efficient manner.
This position will work with other crews outside of the Streets and Operations Support as required.
The Labourer 3 reports to the Municipal Manager and receives daily work assignments and directions from the Sub-Head Labourer or Head Labourer. Responsibilities are performed independently as well as with other Labourers and or assisting trades, depending on the nature of the work.
Assists in hard landscape and other general labour duties using specialized equipment and physical effort.
Operates light, medium and heavy vehicles and special construction and maintenance equipment (including, but not limited to, power washers, backpack blowers, jack hammers, tampers, concrete vibrators, concrete/asphalt coring and cutting equipment, sandblasting equipment, bobcats, boom lifts, scissor lifts, pallet jacks and any other special equipment.
May monitor the work of a group of Labourers in an assigned area as designated by the Head Labourer or Sub-Head Labourer; participates in the work and ensures those under his/her jurisdiction work in a correct and safe manner.
Requests and receives tools, equipment and material for the work assigned.
On occasion, this position may be required to work on weekends, evenings, or overnight as needed to assist with weather-related events (i.e. a heavy wind storm or snowfall).
Carries out any other related duties as required in keeping with the qualifications and requirements of positions in this classification.
Consequence of Error/Judgement
The Labourer 3 determines the most efficient and effective way to operate equipment to perform work; incorrect decisions generally result in minor delays.
The Labourer 3 reports to the Manager, Municipal Services and receives daily work assignments and directions from the Sub-Head Laborer or Head Laborer. The Labourer 3 works from oral and written instructions and according to established departmental policies and procedures.
The Labourer 3 monitors the work of a group of labourers in an assigned area to ensure work is being performed correctly and in a timely fashion.
Secondary school education and/or completion of high school, valid BC driver’s license or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Willingness to respect diverse perspectives, including perspectives in conflict with one’s own
- Demonstrates a commitment to enhancing one’s own awareness, knowledge, and skills related to equity, diversity, and inclusion
High School graduation and Valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record. Secondary school education and/or completion of high school or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to work at heights. Ability to follow policies, procedures, and instructions. Ability to work both independently and within a team environment. Ability to provide quality service to customers in a courteous, patient manner. Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships. Or the equivalent combination of education and experience.