District of Wells

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The District of Wells is seeking a contractor to collect local residential and commercial refuse and remove it to the nearby Cariboo Regional District (CRD) transfer station.

Tender documentation is available at the District of Wells Municipal Office, 4243 Sanders Avenue, Wells (PO Box 219, Wells, BC, V0K 2R0) where completed tenders are to be returned no later than 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 21, 2017 when they will be publicly opened.

If approved, collection operations under the contract may commence on December 1, 2017 and shall be for a period terminating on May 31, 2021 with an option to negotiate a two-year extension. The District of Wells reserves the right not to accept the lowest or any quote.

Please direct any enquiries to Andrew Young, Chief Administrative Officer at 250- 994-3330.

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Emergency Social Services Director

The District of Wells Emergency Planning Committee (EMC) is seeking a volunteer Emergency Social Services Director.  Emergency Social Services (ESS) are those services that are provided short term (generally 72 hours) to preserve the emotional and physical well-being of evacuees and response workers in emergency situations.
For additional information please contact the District of Wells Municipal Office (tel: 250-994-3330; email: office@wells.ca ).

The Barkerville Heritage Trust is seeking Casual-on call Security Labourer 1’s to perform security duties; operational duties; and other duties at Barkerville as assigned by the Mgr. Infrastructure, Security & Emergency Preparedness. Job title: Casual On-Call SECURITY/LABOURER I; BCGEU union position; Salary grade: $21.11/hr.
Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:  Requirements needed to perform the job
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Security Worker License in British Columbia
(Training is available through Barkerville by arrangement.)
  • An understanding of heritage conservation principles as defined in the Standards and Guidelines for Conservation of Historic Places
  • Ability to safely operate all power and hand tools as well as gas powered equipment
  • An understanding of WCB regulations and BHT safety policies and procedures
  • A valid Class 5 British Columbia driver’s license
  • A grade twelve education or a recognized equivalency
  • Level 3 First aid certification is an asset and will be provided by the employer. Casuals must gain certification within 2 years of hire for all new employees. At a minimum, Occupational First Aid Level 1 is required and will be provided by the employer.
  • Perform all training the Workers Compensation Board deems necessary to fulfill the duties of the position
  • Up to date fire prevention and fire suppression training provided by the employer
  • Up to date Bear Safety/Wildlife training provided by the employer
  • Excellent public relations skills
  • A general knowledge of the history of Barkerville Historic Town
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form
  • The ability to perform the duties described within the job description and expectations
Working conditions:  physical environment of the job, including on and off site
  • May be required to wear an approved uniform or appropriate period costume in the performance of duties
  • Occasional travel, at times in adverse weather conditions as necessary
  • Required to work outdoors in all weather conditions, including cold, snow and ice
  • Required to work safely at a height
  • Work will occasionally require the lifting of objects up to 60 pounds
For more complete information see the full job description & performance expectations on our website at http://www.barkerville.ca/employment / or if you have any questions emailReuben.Berlin@barkerville.ca or call Reuben, Mon-Thurs, at 250-994-3332 ext 22 or toll free at 1-888-994-3332 ext 36.
To apply send a cover letter and resume by email, mail or hand deliver to:
Reuben Berlin, Mgr. Infrastructure, Security & Emergency Preparedness, at
Reuben.Berlin@barkerville.ca or deliver to the attention of: Reuben Berlin,
Barkerville Heritage Trust, Box 19, 14301 Hwy. 26 East Barkerville, BC V0K 1B0
CLOSING DATE:  Ongoing until filled.



WorkBC Quesnel Employment Services staffs an Employment Services Centre at the Wells Community Hall.  The case manager can assist with training, self-employment benefits, targeted wage subsidy, job search and career decision making.

The office is open Fridays from 10am to 2pm

Bill Roach 
(250) 992.7691 Monday - Thursday
(250) 994.3335 Friday