Labourer - Competition 2012-42

  • Edmonton, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Edmonton International Airport (EIA) we're working hard every day to create a better flying experience - one that's easy, fast, convenient and comfortable.

In 2007, EIA served more than six million passengers, flying to over 50 non-stop destinations in Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. We're set to serve nine million passengers per year by 2013. To accommodate these growing needs, we've embarked on a $1.1-billion airport expansion project. With more non-stop destinations, new fast-track boarding services, and more restaurants, parking and terminal services, EIA is building for the future.

It's the people who work at EIA every day who got us where we are; and it's the people who work here that will get us where we want go. When you work at EIA, no matter what position or company, you are a member of EIA Team.

Job Description

Reporting to the Foreman Airside Operations, the Labourer will assist the Airside Operations group with winter maintenance including shoveling sidewalks, ice control and litter pick up to Edmonton International, Edmonton City Centre, Villeneuve and/or Cooking Lake Airport facilities. The role will be responsible for emptying garbage receptacles located outdoors and within the parkade, parkade cleaning and general maintenance. The Labourer will operate walk-behind snow blowers, sidewalk sweepers and hand shovels. Operation of the light fleet of trucks and other equipment may be required. In addition, the role will assist in equipment and shop cleaning and will perform other duties as required.


  • Grade 12 diploma is required; equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must have a valid class 5 driver's license; current clean driver’s abstract must be provided with application and maintained during employment.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25kg is required.
  • Willingness and ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions is required.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a restricted radio operator's license.
  • Knowledge of airfield maintenance procedures is an asset.
  • The proven ability to work well within a team-oriented environment is necessary.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC), Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP) and restricted radio operator's license are required.
  • Must be willing to work a shift schedule (including evenings and weekends);  availability for overtime and call back situations is required.

Additional Information

5 FULL TIME, TERM (Up to six months)

REPORTS TO:    Superintendent, Airside Operations

BAND:                  3 (General Bargaining Unit)

SALARY:              $22.51-24.97 per hour (37.5 hours per week)

POSTING DATE: October 1, 2012(Internal/External)

CLOSING DATE: October 10, 2012