Posted Apr 15, 2024WORKS FORE(WO)MAN



Business: District of Lillooet
Phone: 250-256-4289
Address: 615 Main Street, PO Box 610 Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0


Construction Community


The Public Works Fore(wo)man reports to the Director of Public Works and Utilities and is accountable for providing support and/or directly overseeing day-to-day operations management of Public Works staff. This encompasses various areas such as engineered projects, municipal construction and rehabilitation, fleet services, waste and recycling, as well as maintenance of public assets related to roads, signage, streetlights, water, sanitary and storm sewer systems. Responsibilities include directing and supervising staff during both during regular hours and unscheduled times, participating in performance management, providing guidance and coaching to staff, and ensuring adherence to health and safety protocols. This role necessitates exercising significant independent judgment within approved budgets and departmental priorities. 


• Supervise public works labour crew associated with construction and ongoing operation, maintenance, and repair of municipal roads, sidewalks, surface drainage facilities, sewer, water works, parks, equipment, sanitation, and municipal buildings as directed by the Public Works Director.

• Determine operational priorities in consultation with the Director.

 • Be available for call-out emergencies as required. 


• Five years managerial experience in Public Works and Utilities; individuals possessing equivalent combinations of training and experience may also be considered.

• Possession of a valid British Columbia Class 5 driver’s license.

• Certification in water and/or wastewater operations thorough the Environmental Operators Certification Program is an asset.

• Training in Leadership, Employee Relations and Local Government Management is an asset.  

RATE OF PAY:  The current rate of pay is $40.90 per hour.  To be considered for this opportunity, please send your cover letter, resume, and driver’s abstract (PDFs preferred) to Kam So at  Applications will be received until the position is filled. We thank all interested individuals for their applications for this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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