Greater Victoria Harbour Authority Seasonal Waste Management/Maintenance Crew Contract in Victoria, BC

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority

Branch Victoria BC CA

Seasonal Waste Management/Maintenance Crew
Victoria, BC

Physically demanding position which may include regular lifting of garbage cans, tools, etc. Experience and knowledge in the safe use of tools and equipment…

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority, a non-profit organization, manages key properties in Victoria Harbour. Join our team of dedicated people supporting Victoria’s working harbour. We offer competitive compensation and excellent learning and growth opportunities.

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) is currently seeking a seasonal Waste Management/Maintenance Crew.

Purpose of Position
To participate in all waste management and maintenance activities necessary in order for GVHA properties and facilities to look clean and well cared for and be safe for public use at all times.

Position Links

  • Works independently
  • Receives direction from Maintenance Administrator
  • Reports to Manager of Marina Operations

Specific Accountabilities

  • Cleans and removes all garbage and refuse, leaves, sand, logs, unknown containers, and graffiti from all GVHA facilities and properties
  • Visually inspects all GVHA facilities and properties and reports any waste management or maintenance needs to supervisor
  • Assists in the maintenance of GVHA facilities and properties
  • Participates in other cleaning and maintenance activities when required
  • Ensures a high level of customer service and public safety for all facilities and all activities of GVHA’s Maintenance Department


  • Operates and maintains tools and equipment including small hand tools
  • Operates motorized vehicles which may include work truck (with power tail gates)

Working Conditions

  • Seasonal position includes weekends and Stat Holidays, Thurs. to Mon., 2:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Position starts beginning of May and ends October 10th, weekends only after Labour Day
  • Working primarily in an outdoor setting in all types of weather
  • Working from and around ladders, floats, piers, vessels, and other hazardous conditions
  • Physically demanding position which may include regular lifting of garbage cans, tools, etc.

Experience and Education

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge and skills in custodial work and building maintenance
  • Experience and knowledge in the safe use of tools and equipment operation
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence and abstract required
  • Experience working with the public

Personal Attributes

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Understands and follows procedures and processes

How to Apply
Please drop off or email a cover letter and resume to #100-1019 Wharf St., Victoria BC V8W 2Y9
Attention: Chantelle Olson
**Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Job Type: Contract

Required experience:

  • Custodial Work, Maintenance: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Class 5 Driver’s Licence

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-19
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