Job: Lead Hand Utility Service Person

Title Lead Hand Utility Service Person
Employer District of Mackenzie
Application Close Date Monday, August 14, 2017
Location District of Mackenzie, BC
Date Posted July 11, 2017
Job Information



Lead Hand Utility Service Person

Public Works Department

The District of Mackenzie is seeking to fill the position of a Full-time Lead Hand Utility Service Person.  This position is responsible for various manual maintenance and construction work that has varying levels of complexity.  This position exercises considerable independence of judgement and action, particularly in specialized tasks.  Work involves ongoing and preventative maintenance and repair to water and waste water equipment.  In addition this position will coordinate the work requirements including the training, instruction and assignment of tasks to workers assigned to assist in utility related construction and maintenance projects.

Located in the scenic Northern Rocky Mountain Trench 185 km north of Prince George, Mackenzie offers superb four season outdoor recreation opportunities and an exceptional quality of life.  Housing costs are among the most affordable in the province.  Residents are involved in community life with numerous service organizations, community clubs and groups, catering to a variety of interests.  The local Recreation Centre with arena, swimming pool, fitness centre and library is viewed as the hub of the community.  All these amenities with the safety afforded by small town living makes Mackenzie ideal for young working families.

The Lead Hand Utility Service Person will work under the direction and mentorship of the Public Works Superintendent.

The desired education, training and competencies for this position are as follows:

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Level 1
  • Wastewater Collection Level 1
  • Water Distribution Level 2
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence – Class 5
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and material used in general construction and maintenance work
  • Reasonable knowledge of the Work Safe BC Industrial Health and Safety Regulations, in particular excavation and shoring practices

This is a unionized position within the CUPE 3706 Bargaining Unit, offering an hourly wage of $34.19.

If you feel your experience and qualifications have prepared you for this position please, submit your resume and covering letter to:

District of Mackenzie

Bag 340

Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0

Attention: Diane Smith, Director of Corporate Services


This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is hired.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.  The District of Mackenzie is committed to employment equity.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.


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