Cowichan Valley Regional District

Parks Construction Assistant

Job Locations CA-BC-Duncan
Competition Number
Parks & Trails
Location : Name
Bings Creek Recycling Centre

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a casual Parks Construction Assistant in the Parks & Trails Division within the Operations Department. Reporting to the Manager - Parks Operations and supervised by the Parks Operations Coordinator, the Parks Construction Assistant assists in a broad range of semi-skilled duties in the construction, repair and upgrade of park structures and amenities.


  • Secondary School graduation or an equivalent education, training and experience
  • A minimum of one (1) year of related experience is required, preferably in a parks operations/construction environment
  • WHMIS certification -- provided by the employer
  • First Aid, Level 1 with CPR C
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • Basic Chainsaw Operator Training

Click here to view the full job description and qualifcations for this position. 

Hours of Work

As this is a casual, on-call opportunity there are no guaranteed hours of work. Shifts are scheduled based on operational need. The successful candidate must be able to work a flexible variety of hours and shifts and as a condition of employment must be available for a minimum of 2 days per week.


This employment opportunity is unionized (USW Local 1-1937) with a probationary wage rate of $27.94 per hour and a regular wage rate of $29.62 per hour (2023 rates).

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter as part of your application. This competition will remain open until filled and applicants will be processed as they are received. 


Note that testing may be required during the interview process. Testing is based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description. In addition, successful applicants will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record check.


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