Temporary Labourer (Traffic)

Operations - Roads and Traffic Division Kitchener, Ontario


Temporary Labourer (Traffic)    

(Temporary Full-Time for approximately 7 months)    

Competition Number    


Job Code    


Posting Date    

January 18, 2024    

Closing Date    

October 31, 2024 (at 6:00pm) 

Job Status    

Temporary Full-Time    


The City of Kitchener is a vibrant and dynamic city of approximately 270,000, in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the largest municipality in Waterloo Region, Kitchener continues to be poised for development and growth, enhancing its reputation as a leader in city-building and innovation, with nationally recognized strategies to build its neighbourhoods, its digital infrastructure and its diverse economy.    


The City of Kitchener is WHERE you want to work! Learn more about the top reasons to join us:    

Why work at the City of Kitchener    


Position Overview:    

The City of Kitchener is seeking temporary labourers to work as part of the Traffic team in the Operations-Roads and Traffic Division.    



  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining existing and new traffic, parking, regulatory, and special signs within Kitchener.
  • Painting all lines and pavement markings on City streets, as well as parking lot markings.
  • Setting up construction, detour, information and related signage for road repair work and reconstruction projects.
  • Maintaining all related equipment and materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma or equivalent. 
  • Valid MTO “G” class driver’s license in good standing and ability to provide Drivers Abstract at your own expense as a condition of employment.
  • Ability to perform manual labour.
  • Must be flexible to work varying shifts, & rotational duties, weekends and overtime as required.  
  • Good communication skills with an ability to keep accurate written records.
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member
  • Must be reliable with good attitude and employment record. 



Initial selection for available positions will be for applications received prior to February 11, 2024. Applications received after this date will be kept in an application pool in case of future opportunities.        


The City of Kitchener is committed to an equity-driven, inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and to ensuring our workforce reflects the full diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ persons, as well as other equity deserving groups.    


We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected], or 519-741-2200 ext. 7261 to make your needs known, so that we can support your full and equal participation throughout the hiring process.    


We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.    


Please note that as per Human Resources Policy HUM-HIR-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":    

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.    

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:    

1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.    

2. within the same Division in the case of students."    



Infrastructure Services    


Operations - Roads and Traffic     

Union Affiliation    

CUPE 68    

Number of Positions    


Hours of Work    

40 hours per week (various shifts)    


Initial Location     

Kitchener Operations Facility     




Salary Range