Posted on June 10, 2024. Primary Region: Portage la Prairie, MB

The City of Portage la Prairie is accepting resumes for the position of Labourer for the 2024 season at the Water Pollution Control Facility. Under the close supervision of designated City staff, this position will primarily be responsible for:

• Manual labour (eg- shoveling wet sand/grit, washing down basins, shovel gravel)

• Site maintenance- Painting, clean-up, weeds/hedges/grass, tree trimming

• Cleaning and Organizing of Buildings
• Equipment Maintenance- assist staff with various repair jobs using a variety of hand and power tools

Qualifications include a valid driver’s license and must be 18 years old or older for Confined Space Entry. Applicants must be comfortable working from heights and in confined spaces, capable of physical manual labour and able to work in various weather conditions. Preference will be given to applicants with current first aid and confined space training. Hours of work are Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm with 1 hour for lunch.

The wage for this position is $19.99 per hour. This is a unionized position and is subject to all terms and conditions of the collective agreement.

Please email resumes to attention Human Resources Officer or drop resumes off to the City of Portage la Prairie, 97 Saskatchewan Ave. East, Portage la Prairie. Applications must be received not later than 4:30 pm on Friday June 14, 2024 and marked Competition # 2024-03.


We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Portage la Prairie is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those advancing in the competition will be contacted. If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation.

Portage la Prairie, MB

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