Temporary Skilled Labourer

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000 situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario.  Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers and offers an extensive array of urban amenities making it an excellent place to build a career and raise a family. 

Our Infrastructure & Municipal Works Department is looking for temporary Skilled Labourers. The position will assist with restorations, excavations, asphalt work, concrete work, watermain and sewer repairs as well as litter and garbage collection, parks maintenance and special event services. This position may also be required to operate a snowplow or sidewalk machine in the winter months. This position may require the individual to work shifts that would include days, evenings, nights, and some weekends.

Candidates for this role must have the following:

- Grade 12 education or equivalent;

- Must have a unrestricted G license with the ability to obtain a D“Z” license within 8 months;

- vaccination against COVID-19.

The ideal candidate will have construction and general labourer experience, be able to work independently and as part of a team; demonstrate excellent interpersonal, customer service and public relations skills; and must be able to work all required shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

The City offers a competitive hourly rate of $22.23 to start per hour $24.10 after 3 months.

Note: D“Z” training will be provided by the City with the expectation you will complete the training and then be tested through Service Ontario to obtain your D“Z’ license.

Proof of Vaccination against COVID-19 will be required prior to starting employment with the City of Cornwall.

To apply, fill out the application form online.: Quoting File: 22-105 Temporary Skilled Labourers

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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