#24-04 - Summer Student (Operations Department)

Job Status
Closing Date

Unionized Job Vacancy
Competition #24-04

POSITION TITLE:     Summer Student
DEPARTMENT:         Operations
HOURS OF WORK:   Full-time (Seasonal)
POSTING DATE:       Tuesday, March 12, 2024
CLOSING DATE:       4:00 p.m., March 26, 2024
HOURLY RATE:         $21.13

The Town of Smithers is seeking two (2) Summer Students for the 2024 summer season.


The Summer Student(s) will perform a variety of functions and operate a wide range of equipment related to the general maintenance of Town property, facilities and infrastructure. 

Qualifications include:

  • Must be attending a recognized secondary or post-secondary educational institute, or equivalent, returning at the start of the next school year or semester;
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license;
  • Ability to perform the duties assigned, including heavy manual labor for extended periods at various heights in all types of weather and environmental conditions;
  • A safety-first attitude;
  • Ability to receive and follow detailed instructions, both oral and written, with a positive attitude;
  • Able to interact tactfully with supervisors, co-workers, and the public.

Candidates may forward their application package including cover letter and resume with three (3) professional references, driver’s abstract, and proof of studies quoting Competition #24-04, no later than 4:00PM on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. Applications without a driver’s abstract will not be considered. 

For more information please see the job description here

Applications may be forwarded to:
Human Resources
Confidential: Competition #24-04
Town of Smithers
Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

The Town of Smithers thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Town of Smithers is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.