Public Works - Fleet Operation Employee

Our Values

The City of Richmond is an incredibly diverse and high performing values-based organization. Our values are at the core of what we do; they define our culture, represent our collective conscience, and define the basic principles by which we operate.

Our values govern the way we make decisions, guide us as we interact with our community and customers, and support a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture and environment.

Our belief in people is our number one commitment. We are fair, respectful, supportive, and inclusive. We reflect this belief by:

  • Putting people first
  • Fostering belonging and trust
  • Supporting and encouraging staff growth and development

We demonstrate the pursuit of excellence in everything we do. To be the best we can possibly be, we must always strive for outstanding results from all parts of the organization. We demonstrate excellence through:

  • Focusing on customer service
  • Practicing continuous improvement
  • Being accountable and taking responsibility for ourselves and our work

As we strive to achieve our corporate vision, we champion authentic and empowered leadership behaviours that reflect:

  • Honesty, integrity, and respect
  • Effective and open communication
  • Commitment to our purpose

We believe in the power of team. We are one team; there are no silos. We succeed, learn and work together to achieve our vision through:

  • Focusing on our common goals and celebrating each other’s efforts and successes
  • Demonstrating concern for fellow team members
  • Building on our strengths, individual perspectives, and collective knowledge

Innovation is the key to our success. In this rapidly changing world, we work collaboratively, both internally and externally, to be innovative and forward-thinking leaders in municipal government. We do this by:

  • Challenging the status quo
  • Learning from others and from our past experiences
  • Taking well-managed risks and unleashing our creativity

Our People

Many City staff have enjoyed long and fulfilling careers serving the needs of the citizens of Richmond, while others are excited to be just getting started. Our employees are as diverse and unique as the residents of our great city. Meet some of the wonderful and inspiring members of our team:

City Divisions

The City provides services to the residents and businesses of Richmond through the following specialized divisions:

Union Groups

The City of Richmond partners with three different union groups:

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 718 represents over 1,000 inside workers employed throughout the City, primarily in City Hall, the RCMP and Public Works Yard Administrative offices, and Community Facilities.

Canadian Union of Public Employees CUPE 394 represents over 350 outside workers employed at Richmond’s Public Works Yard, Parks, Stores and Recycling Depot.

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1286 represents over 200 members at fire halls throughout Richmond.


Explore our diverse range of workspaces, including community centers, heritage sites, public works facilities, fire halls, and the iconic City Hall. Each location offers a distinct atmosphere and opportunities, contributing to the vibrant fabric of our city’s workforce.

  • City Hall – 6911 No. 3 Road
  • City Hall Annex – 6900 Minoru Boulevard
  • Minoru Centre for Active Living – 7191 Granville Avenue
  • South Arm Outdoor Pool – 10100 South Arm Place
  • Steveston Outdoor Pool – 4151 Moncton Street
  • Watermania – 14300 Entertainment Boulevard 
  • Minoru Arenas – 7551 Minoru Gate
  • Richmond Ice Centre – 14140 Triangle Road
  • Cambie Community Centre – 12800 Cambie Road
  • City Centre Community Centre – 5900 Minoru Boulevard
  • Hamilton Community Centre – 5140 Smith Drive
  • Minoru Centre for Active Living – 7191 Granville Avenue
  • South Arm Community Centre – 8880 Williams Road
  • Steveston Community Centre – 4255 Moncton Street
  • Thompson Community Centre – 6671 Lynas Lane
  • West Richmond Community Centre – 9180 No. 1 Road
  • Arts Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate
  • Art Gallery – 7700 Minoru Gate
  • Cultural Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate
  • Richmond Museum – 7700 Minoru Gate
  • No. 1 – 6960 Gilbert Road
  • No. 2 – 11011 No. 2 Road
  • No. 3 – 9660 Cambie Road
  • No. 4 – 3911 Russ Baker Way
  • No. 5 – 22451 Westminster Highway
  • No. 6 – 9400 No. 4 Road
  • No. 7 – 5731 No. 6 Road
  • Britannia Heritage Shipyards – 5180 Westwater Drive
  • Community Safety Building – 11411 No. 5 Road
  • City Centre Community Police – 6931 Granville Avenue
  • South Arm Community Police – 8880 Williams Road
  • Steveston Community Police – 4371 Moncton Street
  • Public Works Yard – 5599 Lynas Lane