BACK-UP WINTER SNOW PLOW OPERATOR
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We are proud to offer competitive wages and an attractive total compensation package. We support learning and continuous employee development, and champion career progression for our employees. We value work-life balance, so you can make the most of your career at Grey County, while making the most of your life in Grey County!
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The expected start date for this position is late October to early November depending on expected weather. THIS IS A SEASONAL POSITION until approximately mid-end of April.
ALL HOURS WORKED ARE ON A CALL-IN BASIS.
Maintenance of County Roads and properties and completion of various construction projects as assigned.
Operate a variety of vehicles and equipment as instructed by the Area Supervisor or Construction Supervisor.
Operate mobile equipment such as bulldozers, loaders, graders, triaxles and other types of equipment used for road surface construction, maintenance and repair.
Operate mobile vehicles such as triaxles and tandems equipped with plow and wing, salt/sand spreaders, snow blowers and other types of equipment for snow and ice clearing.
Safely use power and hand tools such as chain saws, jack hammers, mowers, generators, compressors, pumps, trimmers hammers, wrenches, shovels.
Carry out circle checks on assigned vehicles and equipment. Perform associated maintenance and repairs (e.g., greasing, lightbulb replacements etc.)
Carry out a variety of general labourer type duties including but not limited to cutting brush, sign installation, traffic control, spray patching, pothole patching, bridge work, , equipment and shop maintenance and cleaning etc.
Prepare and submit daily time sheets.
Carry out other duties as assigned.
Accept standby duty as assigned.
The Operator I reports for work at the Area Patrol Yard and receives their daily instructions from the Area Supervisor or their Backup. The person(s) occupying this position works in all types of weather and the majority of the working hours are spent outdoors. Heavy lifting and strenuous physical work for extended periods of time is associated with this position. During winter control months the incumbent of this position may be required to work shift work and some overtime will be necessary.
Internal Working Relationships
The Operator I must maintain good working relationships with the Area Supervisor, Backup, Construction Supervisor and other Department employees.
External Working Relationships
The Operator I must maintain good working relationships with the general public.
Knowledge and Skill
Grade 12 education or equivalent.
3 years of satisfactory experience operating trucks and equipment.
Knowledge and ability to operate ½ ton trucks, single axles, tandems, packers, loader-backhoes, combination units, tractor trailers as set out in Light Equipment Operator description. Plus, the ability to operate bull-dozer, large loader, grader, triaxle and/or pup trailer, float tractor. Ability to operate a Gradall would be an asset.
Valid Ontario Drivers License, Class 'D' and 'Z' endorsement. And, for some of the equipment Class A and Z endorsement.
Clean Driver Abstract.
Grey County is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and promotes a culture of respect where all team members are valued for their unique talents, knowledge and lived experiences.
Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants are encouraged to outline accommodation needs when submitting their application. If alternate methods of application are required, candidates can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.
Based on the nature of the position, pre-employment screening may be required including but not limited to; Criminal Record Searches, Financial Credit Inquiries; Educational and Credential Verification; Drivers Abstracts; Drug/Alcohol Testing; Pre-Medical Testing and Investigative Employment References.
CA$ 26.36 - 28.62 (Canadian Dollar)