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District of Taylor
10007 100A Street Box 300
Taylor, (Canada)

Phone: 250-789-3392
Web: www.districtoftaylor.com

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General Tradesman/ Pipelayer


Job ID:


Employment Type:

Full time




Job Description:

Core Duties:

  • Performs physical labour and must have sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual indoor and outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Installs, repairs and regularly maintains municipal utility systems including watermains, hydrants, pump stations, well pumps, water services and sewer mains, services and lift stations.
  • Maintains a variety of records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, stock levels, material usage, etc.
  • Ensures the proper maintenance of tools and equipment by cleaning and checking tools and equipment after use and reports major defects to supervisor
  • Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment e.g. - packers, cutoff saws, chain saws, service van, backhoe, grader, vac truck, snowplow truck and municipal tractor.
  • Performs all duties in conformance with appropriate safety standards.
  • Acts in an "on-call" capacity on a rotational basis with other works crew members to deal with municipal issues/infrastructure emergencies on weekends and as required. Also is required to live within municipal limits.
  • Assists with Animal Control as required.
  • Assists the Volunteer Fire Department as required during emergency situations.
  • Attends and participates in courses, seminars and workshops as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Operations.






Job Requirements:

Specialized Skills/Knowledge:

  • Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Specialized skills in one of the following areas: mechanics, carpentry, plumbing, the operation of loaders, backhoe, grader, etc. or any other related area
  • Sound knowledge of the English language
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community groups, the general public and various other external contacts as required
  • Self -motivated
  • Ability to work well with limited supervision and direction
  • Completion of a physical exam to confirm ability to perform labour intensive tasks


  • Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1

Desired Experience

  • Minimum two years’ experience as a Water & Sewer Operator with Level 1 EOCP Certification in Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Water
Treatment plus a minimum of two years’ experience (preferable in a municipal or other government environment) on a variety of heavy and light equipment, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Status

  • 40 Hour Work Week
  • General Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • A split or flexible shift may be required during the time of snow removal operations, or as required

How to Apply:

Please email resume including references, current driver’s abstract and copies of all safety and first aid training certificates to the attention of the undersigned prior to 4:00 pm on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
Ryan Nelson                                                               District of Taylor
Director of Operations                                                Box 300
rnelson@districtoftaylor.com                                     Taylor, BC V0C 2K0


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