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Labourer Employer: City of Selkirk Location: Selkirk Manitoba Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

Position Details:
Probation Rate: $20.17/hr
2024 CBA
Regular Rate: $21.23/hr
2024 CBA
Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
Employment Type: Permanent

About Us:
Located 20 minutes from Winnipeg, Selkirk is a vibrant small city with a hometown feel. Our closeknit community loves to celebrate, learn and explore in the company of good neighbours. All
through the year, there are many opportunities to enjoy local talent, learn about our past and seek
out new interests.
The Opportunity:
Under the direction of the Manager of Parks and Recreation Facilities, the incumbent is responsible
for performing general labour and custodial duties related to the operation and maintenance of
Parks and Recreation facilities.
Job Duties:

1. Labour and Custodial
• Perform custodial duties in facilities, such as cleaning of dressing rooms, and sanitizing of
washroom facilities and observation areas etc.
• Perform labour duties within all public parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, municipal building
grounds, and other green spaces.

2. Equipment Operation and Maintenance
• Operate safely a variety of hand tools and small equipment such as weed trimmers, push
mowers, roto tillers, snow blowers, and other equipment of a like nature.
• Operate pick-up trucks with or without attached trailers for the purpose of transporting
• Perform pre-trip inspections, routine checks, minor servicing, cleaning, and basic maintenance
of the equipment they are operating.
• Inform the Chargehand or Mechanic of any required significant maintenance or safety
problems of small equipment they are operating.

3. Exceptional Citizen Service
• Work co-operatively with all City Departments and personnel to support corporate initiatives
and improve the overall citizen service experience.
• Interact with citizens, user groups, and the public in a courteous and professional manner,
providing accurate information and assistance.

4. Perform a variety of duties, on a relief basis, within the following 2 positions: Light Equipment
Operator and Parks and Arena Operator I (dependent on qualifications).

5. Provide support and training to other employees as required.6. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
1. Education, Knowledge and Experience
Minimum Requirements shall include:
• Grade 12 Education or General Education Development (G.E.D.)
• Valid WHMIS Certification
• Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License
• Ability to work in a parks and recreation facility environment and outdoors, which includes
extreme weather conditions.
• Confirmed skill in the operation of designated equipment and hand tools.
• Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations
and procedures that are applicable to the area of work.
• Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Possess a positive attitude and a passion for delivering exceptional service.
• Willingness and ability to work shift work, callouts and overtime as required.
Operator I Relief Requirements:
• Refrigeration Operator I
• Arena Maintenance Certification
• Aquatic Operator Certification
• Mobile Stage Certification
• Sport Turf Maintenance Certification
• Trails Maintenance Certification
• Aerial Lift Certification
• Chainsaw Safety Certification
• Confirmed skill in the operation of designated hand tools and equipment including but not
limited to the following: farm tractors, riding mowers, ice resurfacer, plows and lawn sweepers,
pick-up truck with attached trailer, off-road vehicle.
• Confirmed skill in the operation of the Selkirk Pool.

Visit our website to apply online via our Career
Connecter website. Applicants will need to create a profile and submit an application for

This permanent unionized position is open to all applicants. Applications will be accepted until 4:00
p.m. on June 7th, 2024.
The City of Selkirk is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an inclusive work
environment. Applicants who require accommodation during the hiring process are encouraged to
contact the City’s Human Resources Division.
Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be

NOTE: Employees will be required to adhere to the City’s Vaccination Policy.

Direct Applications To:

Email: as mentioned above

Application Deadline: Open until filled