Competition Number: 2023-14

Job Title: Labourer/Janitor

Department: Parks, Facilities and Recreation

Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary (12-18 months)

Salary: $35.26/hour

Posted Date: May 10, 2023

Closing Date: May 24, 2023

Last Updated Date: May 24, 2023, 2:01

Status: Closed



Parks, Facilities and Recreation Department

Full-Time, Temporary

Posted May 10, 2023

The City of Fernie is inviting internal applications for the position of a Labourer/Janitor, Full-time, Temporary, position. Employment for this position will be on a temporary basis for 12- 18 months or until return of incumbent and will be part of CUPE Local 2093.

Note: this job description is under review through a joint committee between the City and CUPE Local-2093 to reflect the current roles and responsibilities of all positions more accurately at the City.


This job performs a variety of general and specific labour and janitorial type duties requiring physical effort and agility in the performance of semi-skilled tasks and a variety of general and specific tasks in the safe and efficient operation of light trucks, and maintenance equipment.  

Reporting to the Director of Parks, Facilities and Recreation, or designate, the successful applicant must be a mature, performance orientated individual with the ability to work extremely well with others, as well as independently, with little supervision.  They must work in a safe and responsible manner, and exercise good public relations.


  • Operating equipment such as grass cutting machines, Bobcat, etc.
  • Cleaning and carrying out minor repairs and painting shops, yards, parks, equipment, buildings and content and machines as necessary.
  • Making daily inspections of equipment operated to ensure safety and efficiency.
  • Labour and landscaping duties such as weeding, seeding, turfing and other grounds and park maintenance.
  • Maintaining simple records, including maintenance records.
  • Securing equipment, property, buildings, and vehicles.
  • Emptying and cleaning garbage cans and collecting garbage
  • Other related duties may be assigned from time to time.


  • Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Physically capable of completing manual labor-intensive tasks such as lifting, carrying, climbing, etc.
  • Exercise independent judgement and initiative.
Contact Information:

Salary will be in accordance with current CUPE 2093 contract. The pay rate is $35.26/hour.

Employment for this position will be Full-Time, on a temporary basis for 12- 18 months or until return of incumbent, and will be part of CUPE Local 2093.

 Detailed applications containing resume and cover letter should be received:

 No later than 2:00 PM May 24, 2023.

 Applications can be addressed to Brett Logan;


Brett Logan, Director of Parks, Facilities and Recreation

c/o Human Resources

City of Fernie, 501 – 3rd Ave, PO Box 190

Fernie, BC, V0B 1M0 or


 The City of Fernie strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, City of Fernie will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.


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