The Town of Morinville is currently seeking a full-time Public Works Operator to join the Team. Reporting to the Team Lead, Public Works, the Public Works Operator, may be required to perform duties in all departments. The Public Works Operator shall operate municipal motorized light and heavy-duty equipment and perform related manual labour in assigned all-season maintenance activities on Town owned infrastructure.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Apply equipment specific operation skills, techniques and procedures in the performance of assigned all‐season maintenance activities on Town owned infrastructure, including but not limited to: transportation operations (roadways, sidewalks, parking lots, snow storage site).
Apply equipment specific operation skills, techniques and procedures while operating municipal equipment, tandem trucks, hand tools and sundry equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
Perform daily maintenance checks, and weekly servicing of all equipment operated to ensure equipment is maintained as outlined in the work procedures. Wash and clean equipment as required and report any malfunctions and/or repairs required to immediate supervisor.
Work with line paint, concrete, asphalt and other such materials.
Assist in the assessment of equipment and provide feedback on maintenance requirements.
Follow safety procedures and participate in safety activities such as hazard assessments, worksite inspections, safety meetings and incident investigations.
Assist with the provision of “on the job” training for new employees.
May be assigned other duties as operationally required.
High School Diploma (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered).
A valid Class 3 Alberta Operator’s License with Air Brakes (Q) Endorsement is required.
Knowledge of Transportation and Parks maintenance operations in a municipal environment.
Strong customer service and ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, internal, and external customers.
Developed reading, writing, and mathematical skills.
Physical ability and dexterity to perform a variety of manual tasks (heavy lifting, squatting, bending, twisting, and climbing). Work is performed with exposure to outdoor elements.
First Aid/CPR and WHMIS certification (or ability to obtain).
May be required to work various shifts including evenings or weekends.
May be required to participate in a rotating on call schedule
The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract prior to commencement of employment.
Requirements for Public Works Operator II
A minimum of 2 years experience in the operation of equipment in support of Transportation.
Experience in operating various equipment in support of public works operations specifically snow blower, front end loader and skid steer.
Salary Range: This position is included within the scope of the Town’s unionized setting (CUPE Local 2426) working a 40 hour work week. Public Works Operator I probationary wage of $26.02 per hour, upon completion of 480 hours the wage rate increases to $27.79 per hour, and upon completion of 4160 hours the wage rate increases to $29.67 per hour. Public Works Operator II probationary wage of $27.23 per hour, upon completion of 480 hours the wage rate increases to $29.07 per hour, upon completion of 4160 hours the wage rate increases to $31.05 per hour, applied in accordance to the Collective Agreement. We offer attractive benefits, including pension, workplace development and great opportunities for employees to become involved in the community.
Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Posted Date: Sept 28, 2022
Closing Date: Oct 11, 2022
Job ID: Public Works Operator I—COMP#202249-PWI or Public Works Operator II—COMP#202250-PWII