Truck Driver/Labourer (4 Positions)

public works roads & transportation
Location: Town of Collingwood, ON
Type: temporary full-time
Posted On: Aug 28, 2019
Closing Date: Sep 16, 2019
The Town of Collingwood Seeks:
Truck Driver/Labourer (4 Temporary)
Collingwood is a responsible, sustainable, and accessible community that leverages its core strengths:  a vibrant downtown, a setting within the natural environment, and an extensive waterfront.  This offers a healthy, affordable, and four-season lifestyle to all residents, businesses and visitors.  Collingwood is located in the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area and offers a combination of old time charm and history with the best recreation in Southern Ontario.  Live, Work and Play!
Temporary employees are required for the 2019/2020 winter season to assist with snow removal activities.  Truck Driver/Labourers are responsible for operating light or medium duty trucks and for performing generally unskilled labour.
Main duties and responsibilities are in the areas of snow removal/ice control, street and road maintenance, and other duties to provide back-up support to other division duties as assigned.  Snow removal/ice control duties include:  performing snow removal as assigned including operation of snow plow, sanders, dump trucks and/or other equipment including hand and power tools, together with any associated manual labour and maintenance duties as assigned; and, operating light or medium duty trucks (light trucks may be equipped with front-mounted snow plow and/or sanding equipment).  Street and road maintenance duties include:  performing maintenance and/or construction duties related to roads, sewers, sidewalks and curbs, bus shelters, road allowances, catch basins, Public Works yard facility, and/or other Public Works operations as assigned and the operation of sanders, dump trucks, mowers, jack-hammers, and/or other equipment including hand and power tools, together with any associated manual labour and maintenance duties as assigned; and, maintaining municipal roads including litter and debris pick up, vacuuming leaves, street sweeping, snow clearing/removal and winter sanding operations, erecting snow fences and/or other related operations.
Normal hours of work are up to 40 hours per week including days, evenings, weekends and holidays; flexibility in scheduling is necessary to change shifts and/or work overtime as needed.
The hourly wage for this position is $27.18.
One position may be considered for winter patrol duties to patrol for weather related and other road conditions as assigned on a night, weekend or holiday shift schedule.  Additional qualifications would include completion of courses in municipal roads maintenance and patrol experience with an hourly wage of $31.54.
Please refer to the Town of Collingwood website for further position details located at:  Interested qualified applicants are invited to forward their cover letter and resume quoting Job #2019-50 no later than September 16, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. to:
Melissa McCuaig
Manager, Human Resources
Town of Collingwood, P.O. Box 157
Collingwood, Ontario  L9Y 3Z5
Fax: 705-445-5715