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Parks, Facilities and Recreation Department


Posted August 2, 2022

The City of Fernie is inviting applications for the position of a Labourer/Janitor, Casual position. Employment for this position will be on a casual basis, with no guarantee of hours, and will be part of CUPE Local 2093.

This position is posted internally and externally concurrently.

Note this job description is under review through a joint committee between the City and CUPE Local-2093 to reflect the current roles and responsibilities of all positions more accurately at the City.


This job performs a variety of general and specific labour and janitorial type duties requiring physical effort and agility in the performance of semi-skilled tasks and a variety of general and specific tasks in the safe and efficient operation of light trucks, and maintenance equipment.

Reporting to the Director of Parks, Facilities and Recreation, or designate, the successful applicant must be a mature, performance orientated individual with the ability to work extremely well with others, as well as independently, with little supervision.


  • Operating equipment such as grass cutting machines, Bobcat, etc.
  • Cleaning and carrying out minor repairs and painting to shops, yards, parks, equipment, buildings and content and machines as necessary.
  • Making daily inspections of equipment operated to ensure safety and efficiency.
  • Landscaping duties such as weeding, seeding, turfing and other grounds and park maintenance.
  • Maintaining simple records, including maintenance records.
  • Securing equipment, property, buildings, and vehicles.
  • Emptying and cleaning garbage cans and collecting garbage
  • Training/Equipment training as assigned.
  • Other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.


  • Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Physically capable of completing manual labor-intensive tasks such as lifting, carrying, climbing, etc.
  • Exercise independent judgement and initiative.


The above description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions and duties as required for proper evaluation of the job and will not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Employees may perform other related duties and tasks as required to meet the needs of the operation.

Salary will be in accordance with current CUPE 2093 contract. The pay rate is $34.40/hour.

This is a Casual position, with no guarantee of hours, and un-benefited.


Detailed applications containing resume and cover letter should be received:


For internal applicants, no later than 2:00 PM August 9, 2022.

For external applicants, no later than 2:00 PM September 30, 2022.

Applications can be addressed to Brett Logan using the “Apply” button below.

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

Brett Logan, Director of Parks, Facilities, and Recreation

c/o Human Resources

City of Fernie, 501 – 3rd Ave, PO Box 190

Fernie, BC, V0B 1M0 or


The City of Fernie strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, City of Fernie will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.


PO BOX 190, Fernie, V0B1M0



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