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Maintenance Worker - Utilities

Position Details

Position Information

Title Maintenance Worker - Utilities
Job Status Temporary Full Time
Position Overview
The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Resilient City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The Engineering, Parks & Environment (EPE) department is looking for a temporary full-time Maintenance Worker – Utilities until approximately April 2024 to join their team.   
In this position, you will perform skilled manual work involving the installation, maintenance and routine repair of waterworks systems.  You will install, replace and repair water mains and connections; operate, maintain, clean, and test water distribution networks as well as respond to calls regarding low water pressure and discolouration and under direction, perform pressure release valve maintenance and backflow testing. You will also perform routine repairs and maintenance on municipal ponds, civic water features and waterpark drainage systems; monitor and inspect watercourses, culverts, creeks and outfalls and investigate and respond to contaminants entering the same. The position may also supervise other staff performing less complex work.
You have completed grade 12 plus possess considerable related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ License and a BCWWA Water Distribution – Level 1 certificate are both requirements.  Work experience in waterworks systems and the other functions of a Utilities environment, supervising others and dealing with the public and contractors is required.  The ability to demonstrate strength and agility to perform physical labour work is also required.
$32.06 per hour
(January 2021 rates)
Hours of Work
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
Additional Information
How to Apply
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at  by Monday, October 2, 2023.

We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional and unceded territories of the Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. The City of North Vancouver is committed to Reconciliation with these Nations, who have lived on these lands since time immemorial.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2023-0146
Job Open Date 09/18/2023
Job Close Date 10/02/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • Graduate degree
    • Undergraduate degree
    • Post-secondary certificate or diploma
    • Some post-secondary training (courses only)
    • High School/GED
    • Did not complete High School
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have in utilities maintenance/construction:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years
    • I have no work experience in utilities construction/maintenance
  3. * Do you have a BCWWA Level 1 Water Distribution System Operator Certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate the number of years of supervisory experience you have:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years
    • I have no experience supervising staff
  5. * Have you had experience organizing, planning work and supervising work crews and equipment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a valid license to drive in Canada which is equivalent to a BC Class 5 or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience answering questions and providing information to the public?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter