Leduc County is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Light Equipment Operator to join our team. Reporting to the Area Foreman, this exciting opportunity provides various laborer duties, operates light equipment to support roads maintenance, and is a key contributor to the achievement of the department’s operational deliverables.
The safety of our staff and citizens is our primary concern and we are dedicated to providing and maintaining a healthy work-life balance and environment for our employees.
Leduc County’s mission is to lead the way for people and business to thrive. Our vision is to create a caring and growing community at the centre of industry and agriculture. Leduc County’s operations are guided through our values of:
Accountability – we look after the best interests of Leduc County citizens.
Integrity – we follow through on our commitments.
Passion – we believe in the good that local government can provide and will carry out our roles in a way that shows the importance of local government.
Responsiveness – we act quickly to provide local programs, services, facilities and amenities that our citizens require.
You are a team player committed to a safe, collaborative and professional work environment. You are committed to continuous improvement, customer service, innovation and supporting Leduc County’s vision of growing a vibrant and spirited community.
Physical labour comes naturally to you and you can easily lift and carry up to 70 lbs when needed and perform tasks that require repetitive squatting, kneeling and twisting. If you excel working under pressure, are mechanically inclined and enjoy outdoor work, keep reading because we want to hear from you!
Key Responsibilities Include:
What you will do
Performs various tasks to support the daily operation and maintenance of municipal roads, right-of-ways and facilities.
Repairs and patches municipal gravel, cold mix, and hot mix surfaced roads.
Clears roadways and right-of-ways of debris and obstructions.
Maintains roadway signs, rural address signs and culverts.
Inspects and maintains municipal shops, yards, parking lots, sidewalks, and other properties as required seasonally.
Operates light equipment, including but not limited to, mowers, tractors, skid steer loader, air compressor, aerial manlift, compaction equipment, light and medium duty trucks, and any other light equipment used for operational purposes.
Performs daily maintenance on equipment used for operational purposes.
Advises Area Foreman of road and infrastructure issues that require attention.
Provides traffic accommodation such as flagging and signage required for gravelling, dust control, construction, and maintenance activities.
Assists in collecting traffic data by undertaking manual traffic counts and by installing and removing portable traffic counters as directed.
Adheres to guidelines as set out in Leduc County’s policies and administrative directives.
Accountable for working in compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code and participation in the Health, Safety and Wellness Program.
Performs related duties as required.
What you need to succeed
Class 5 Alberta Driver’s license with trailer towing experience and the knowledge and ability to operate and maintain equipment, and general mechanical abilities. Completion of high school diploma is preferred.
Nice to have
A Class 3 license and experience running heavy equipment (i.e. wheel-loader, track or loader backhoe, or grader) and familiarity with County operations and knowledge of rural communities are assets.
What’s in it for you
Our leadership team values your voice, input and is committed to your growth and success. We are committed to be our best and hire the best!
We offer a competitive hourly salary of between $22.36 - $27.95 municipal pension plan, three-weeks vacation allocation, and an employer-paid comprehensive benefits package.
The opportunity reports to our Nisku Shop, it is permanent full- time and is 40 hours per week scheduled Monday to Friday, with some extended hours to meet operational requirements.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted on our website at careers.leduc-county.com to be considered. This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 17, 2022
Closing Date: Dec 19, 2022