Road Marker 2 (Open to Current City of Victoria Employees)

Posted Date 7 days ago(9/20/2022 5:33 PM)
Competition Number
Number of Positions
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Engineering & Public Works
Close Date

Job Description

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Competition #22/217

Internal Posting (Open to Current City of Victoria Employees)

Closing date: September 27, 2022


Road Marker 2 (Continuous)  

Engineering & Public Works Department



Participate in the installation, maintenance, and removal of road markings and sign and posts, and removal of graffiti.



Perform any combination of tasks pertinent to the installation, maintenance, and removal of road features such as painted road and curb markings and symbols, signs, signposts, pavement markers, and bollards; identify required maintenance; provide instructions and information to other staff and contractors as required; excavate and mix and place concrete for installation of signposts; clean and prepare surfaces for paint application; mark out layout prior to installation; place and collect cones and signs in work area; set up traffic control as required.


Read and interpret engineering drawings, sketches, plans and utility information sheets; make recommendations on material and equipment required to complete job; notify pertinent agencies, utilities, businesses and residences; complete a variety of records and reports such as safety and regulatory documentation, work orders, maintenance and installation records, inspection reports, and equipment requisitions; respond to enquiries and complaints from the public as required.


Operate a vehicle and trailer for transport of equipment and materials; replace overhead signs by use of aerial lift truck as assigned; operate various paint application and removal equipment; use various hand tools such as hammer drill, angle grinder, coring machine, and post straightener; perform routine maintenance and cleaning of paint machines, spray guns and other equipment; load and unload equipment manually or using a forklift.


Remove or paint over graffiti from City property.


Perform related duties where qualified.



Work is assigned and reviewed by supervisor.

Issues such as changes to design specifications or location of installation are referred to supervisor.



Physical Effort:

Lift and move heavy equipment and materials. (frequent)

Perform repetitious tasks such as scraping, brushing, and shovelling. (often)

Mental Effort:

Deal with complaints and negative comments. (occasional)

Short periods of intense concentration while operating various power equipment. (occasional)

Visual/Auditory Effort:


Work Environment:

Work outside in all weather conditions. (continuous)

Work in close proximity to moving equipment and traffic. (frequent)

Work from heights. (often)

Exposure to equipment noise. (often)

Work irregular hours. (premium item)



Organize and prioritize work.

Discuss job related matters.

Understand and apply the methods and principles of sign and road marking installation and maintenance.

Read and interpret engineering plans, utility information sheets and grade sheets.

Operate various hand and power tools and painting equipment.

Operate aerial lift truck.

Operate paint application vehicles.

Maintain accurate records.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Deal effectively with the public and outside agencies.

Work and operate equipment safely.

Understand and follow all safe work procedures.



Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

High school graduation.

Completion of Certification in Road Marking Application. (24 hours)

Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence.


2 years’ experience in sign and road marking installation and maintenance

or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.


Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm, 40 hour work week

$30.81 per hour, Pay Grade 7 

Job Code #524

This is a CUPE Local 50 Position


To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Applicants who are not current City of Victoria employees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 during the recruitment process. External applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code may request an accommodation.


At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.


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