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Job Details: Temporary Skilled Labourer - Public Works

Job Details
Open Date Jan 04 2023 - 08:37:00 AM Close Date Feb 24 2023 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Temporary Skilled Labourer - Public Works Posting Type Temporary
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Public Works Hours per Week 40
Department Engineering & Public Works Openings 4
Education High School Diploma    
Location Engineering/Public Works
Salary Range $29.57
Union Position No



To be considered, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 10 or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions and be physically fit.
  • Class DZ Ontario Driver’s License in good standing is required
  • Experience operating a wide variety of heavy equipment is an asset.
  • Training with MTO Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation is an asset.
  • Must have or willing to obtain Standard First Aid and CPR training.
  • Must be able to attend mandatory Orientation Training May 1, 2023


  1. Performs various manual labour duties such as, but not limited to:
  • Works on the asphalt crew,
  • Works on the concrete crew,
  • Assists Vactor Truck Operator with routine flushing and cleaning catch basins,
  • Works on the sewer crew,
  • Repairs manholes and catch basins,
  • Clears debris from roadways,
  • Applies cold patch to roads needing repairs and reports work completed to the Supervisor,
  • Primarily duties of Waste Collection vehicle operator,
  • Works at City of Woodstock Enviro Depot.

         2. Performs traffic maintenance duties

  • Set up traffic control measures,
  • Fix or replace traffic signs
  • Paint pavement markings

           3. Performs other duties as required, such as, but not inclusive of:

  • ­   acts as a mechanics helper,
  • ­   paints and cleans equipment
  • ­   washing, fueling and general equipment maintenance
  • ­   perform annual sewer inspections
  • ­   perform annual sign inspections

Rate of pay is $29.57 per hour as per Schedule “A” of the Collective Agreement.  Hours of work will be 40 hours per week including evening and weekend shifts.  This position will last for a maximum of 6 months.

Resumes and cover letters will be received online at

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all candidates who apply, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.          


Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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