Job: Labourer – Wastewater Division

Title Labourer – Wastewater Division
Employer The Municipality of Port Hope
Application Close Date Sunday, August 25, 2019
Location Port Hope
Date Posted August 2, 2019
Job Information

Is accepting applications for the position of:
Labourer – Wastewater Division

The Municipality of Port Hope is a remarkably picturesque community located on the shore of Lake Ontario and nestled in the Northumberland Hills, approximately 100 Km east of Toronto. With a population of 16,500, the Municipality is an active, vibrant, healthy, and caring community, offering a wonderful blend of rural and urban lifestyles and magnificent historic architecture. Learn more about us at

Purpose of the Position:

The Labourer is responsible for performing duties which support the Works and Engineering division and employees in the fulfillment of their duties and functions.

(The following sets out the principal functions of the position and shall not be considered as a detailed description
of all work requirements).

  • Assist employees with duties involving physical labour related to maintenance and repair of Works and Engineering assets such as, but not limited to, sewers (sanitary and storm), water mains, piping installation, repair and maintenance of culverts and manholes, assisting with water main, water valve, water service and fire hydrant maintenance requirements and related activities.
  • Assist employees with duties involving physical labour related to maintenance and repair of Works and Engineering assets such as, but not limited to, wastewater mains, valve chambers, piping installation, repair and maintenance of laterals and manholes, cleaning and camera inspections of infrastructure, assisting with preventative and corrective maintenance duties related to pumping stations and treatment facilities (equipment, buildings and grounds) and related activities.


  • Demonstrated similar work experience including the ability to perform physical labour outdoors for the duration of the shift.
  • Chain saw license, Traffic Control training, PAPC certification and a mechanical aptitude would be assets.
  • Valid and satisfactory ‘G’ drivers license required (‘DZ’ license preferred).

For more details on this position, please visit the Municipal website at, in the Careers section.

Employment Terms:

Hours: Forty (40) hours per week.
Compensation: $18.64/hour (representing 90% of the hourly wage) for duration of six month probationary period. $20.71/hour after probation period
Benefits: Eligible for Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance benefit coverage and OMERS Pension Plan

Application process: Please submit your resume on or before Sunday August 25, 2019

On-line Resume submission: at Municipality of Port Hope
Website: Click on Careers; Apply


Mail: Human Resources Manager
Municipality of Port Hope, 56 Queen St., Port Hope ON L1A 3Z9

Fax: 905-885-7698
Phone: 905-885-4544

The Municipality of Port Hope thanks all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer. Work accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

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