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Job Posting: Special Projects Assistant / Water Conservation Student

Acceptance Procedure: In Person drop off, Mail, Email

Submission Deadline: April 6, 2018 at 2:00pm

The Outside Works department is working on a public education campaign to reduce outdoor water use in 2018. The program includes visiting households and reviewing underground irrigation systems for efficiency, and generally attending public events to raise awareness of water conservation.

The successful candidate will assist the department with implementation of the outdoor water conservation program including reviewing water use data, identifying potential areas to target outreach efforts, and performing the outreach activities.

Must have completed at least two years in an undergraduate or college program in landscaping, horticulture, geography, biology or related program, and be returning to school in the fall or have graduated in the current year.

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Job Posting: Special Projects Assistant / GIS Student

Acceptance Procedure: In Person drop off, Mail, Email

Submission Deadline: April 6, 2018 at 2:00pm

The City of Grand Forks has a temporary employment opportunity for a Special Projects Assistants with Outside Works. The department is updating and ground truthing its asset information. The asset management program addresses physical infrastructure and natural assets using technologies including WorkTech, ArcGIS, LiDAR / remote sensing data, and GPS.

The successful candidate will assist the department with implementation of the municipal asset management system, including data acquisition, processing, analysis, and preparation of data for mapping and data management.

Must be a student enrolled in geography, geomatics, engineering, computer science or related program.

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Job Posting – Temporary Planning & Development Technician II

Situated at the confluence of the Kettle and Granby Rivers in the southern interior, the City of Grand Forks showcases some of the most beautiful heritage buildings in the province. Located in the “Boundary” area of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, the City of Grand Forks is home to 4,000 residents, with a trading area of 8,000 people. The area offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities from river rafting, hiking, and fishing in the summer, to downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing in the winter. While Grand Forks is a smaller community, it is a “full service” municipality. With a view of taking the organization to the next level, the City is looking to attract a progressive and energetic planning and development technician.

Reporting to the Manager of Development and Engineering, and working closely with the Senior Planner, the planning technician will play an integral role in providing integrated planning and support services to enable environmental, social and economic wellbeing and sustainability in the community. Overall functions of the department include current and long-range planning, environmental protection and enhancement, development, building and bylaw services support, business licencing services, asset management and infrastructure planning, and long-range community protection planning.

This is a Union position, subject to all Sections of the CUPE Collective Bargaining Agreement. Rate of pay, as quoted in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Corporation of the City of Grand Forks and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4728 is $34.31 as of March 1, 2018.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week on a temporary basis for a period of 4 to 6 months

Complete job description and qualifications attached.

Job Posting/Description – Temporary Planning & Development Technician II

To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume by 4:00pm, FRIDAY MARCH 2ND, 2018 to:

Dolores Sheets – Manager of Development & Engineering
City of Grand Forks
Box 220
Grand Forks, BC
V0H 1H0

Tel: 250.442.8266

Email: dsheets@grandforks.ca Subject line: “Temporary Planning & Development Technician II”

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Job Posting – Temporary Industrial Electrician

Come and work as a Temporary Industrial Electrician for the City of Grand Forks. The Community is an ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast who also likes a safe and affordable family life style. Skiing, Snowmobiling, Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Quading, BMX Biking, Golfing, Boating, Camping are adventures to enjoy in any of the true four seasons.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Operations or designate and the immediate direction of the Electrical Distribution Coordinator, the Industrial Electrician is generally responsible for Electrical department support and the repair and upkeep of the City’s buildings and PLC controls.

We expect applicants to have a valid Journeyman Industrial Electrician Certificate with demonstrated knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials and techniques necessary for the position such as:

  • Maintenance and repairs to electrical systems for all municipal buildings.
  • Equipment maintenance and repair relating to the electrical system.
  • Assist in performing duties related to the construction, maintenance, repair and testing of the distribution system, both overhead and underground.

Ability to hold the facilities Field Safety Representative certification would be an asset. Formal education should be complemented by current training in relevant safety courses like WHMIS and First Aid. The successful candidate will have demonstrated safe work practices and possess necessary knowledge of safety practices, procedures, and occupational hazards.

This position is a part of CUPE Local 4728 and subject to all parts of the Collective Agreement. The wage rate for this position as per the Collective Agreement is $34.68 per hour. This position will work 40 hours per week from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

Job Description – Industrial Electrician

To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume by 2:00pm March 2, 2018 to:

David Reid

Manager of Operations City of Grand Forks Box 220 – 7217 4th St.

Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0

Tel: 250.442.8266

Email: jobs@grandforks.ca Subject line: “Industrial Electrician”

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Job Posting – Temporary Operator 2

Come and work as a Temporary Operator 2 for the City of Grand Forks. The Community is an ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast who also likes a safe and affordable family life style. Skiing, Snowmobiling, Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Quading, BMX Biking, Golfing, Boating, Camping are adventures to enjoy in any of the true four seasons.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Operations or designate and the immediate direction of the Public Works Coordinator or designate, the Operator 2 is generally responsible for the operation and routine maintenance of City equipment to facilitate the maintenance and upkeep of the City’s roads, sidewalks, parks and cemetery.

We expect applicants to have knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials and techniques necessary for the position such as:

  • Planting, care and maintenance of all shrubs, flowers, planters and hanging baskets owned by the City.
  • Assisting with the operation, inspection, repairs and maintenance of all City-owned irrigation systems.
  • Ensuring watering schedules for the parks and flower beds, including system computer monitoring.

Additional training in local government administration, asset management, or other related systems would be an asset. Formal education should be complemented by current training in relevant safety courses like WHMIS and First Aid. The successful candidate will have demonstrated safe work practices and possess necessary knowledge of safety practices, procedures, and occupational hazards. We’re hoping you’ll have two (2) years’ relevant experience in a similar role.

This position is a part of CUPE Local 4728 and subject to all parts of the Collective Agreement. The wage rate for this position as per the Collective Agreement is $31.23 per hour. This position will work 40 hours per week from April 1 to October 30, 2018.

Job Description – Operator 2

To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume by 2:00pm March 2, 2018 to:

David Reid

Manager of Operations City of Grand Forks Box 220 – 7217 4th St.

Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0

Tel: 250.442.8266

Email: jobs@grandforks.ca Subject line: “Operator 2”

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Job Posting – Temporary Utilities Operator 1

Come and work as a Temporary Utilities Operator 1 for the City of Grand Forks as we implement a major asset renewal and capital project plan. The Community is an ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast who also likes a safe and affordable family life style. Skiing, Snowmobiling, Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Quading, BMX Biking, Golfing, Boating, Camping are adventures to enjoy in any of the true four seasons.

Under the general direction of the Water and Sewer Utilities Coordinator and the immediate direction of the Water and Sewer Assistant Coordinator, the Utilities Operator I is responsible for the proper installation, monitoring, maintenance and record keeping related to water, and sanitary sewer main lines, services and treatment.

We expect applicants to have an EOCP Level I certification in Water Distribution and an EOCP Level I certification in Wastewater Collection and/or EOCP Level I certification in Wastewater Treatment. Additional training in local government administration, asset management, or other related systems would be an asset. Formal education should be complemented by current training in relevant safety courses like WHMIS and First Aid. The successful candidate will have demonstrated safe work practices and possess necessary knowledge of safety practices, procedures, and occupational hazards in the Wastewater operation/maintenance environment. We’re hoping you’ll have 2 years’ of successful, recent municipal experience, in accordance with EOCP standards, in the operation, maintenance and repair of sewage and water equipment, testing, sampling and analysis of sewage and water.

This position is a part of CUPE Local 4728 and subject to all parts of the Collective Agreement. The wage rate for this position as per the Collective Agreement is $31.98 per hour. This position will work 40 hours per week 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday from April 15 to September 15, 2018.

Job Description – Utilities Operator I

To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume by 2:00pm March 2, 2018 to:

David Reid

Manager of Operations City of Grand Forks Box 220 – 7217 4th St.

Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0

Tel: 250.442.8266

Email Subject line: “Utilities Operator 1”