Transportation Maintenance Worker

roads & transportation utilities & trades
Location: Region of York, ON
Type: temporary full-time
Posted On: Aug 9, 2018
Closing Date: Aug 22, 2018
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Transportation Maintenance Worker 22772
Transportation Services Department
York Region Transit Branch
Location: Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Ontario. This is a Union Position
Temporary Full-Time, Salary $28.96 - $31.48 per hour
Position Purpose
Reporting to the the District Roads Supervisor, with technical direction from the Lead Operator, is responsible for carrying out the full range of duties of routine and specialized equipment operation; performs other duties required to ensure the York Region road system is maintained in a safe state of repair in compliance with operating standards; and operates specialized heavy-duty Regional and rented equipment.
  • Successful completion of a Secondary School diploma or equivalent approved combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of specialized heavy-duty equipment and other equipment associated with road maintenance operations such as dump trucks, loaders, tractors, snow plows using a Tandem or Single Axle Roadway plow/salter, chainsaws and grass-cutting equipment.
  • Knowledge of equipment vehicle operations as they relate to road maintenance activities.
  • Knowledge of road maintenance activities and procedures and of winter road maintenance operations.
  • Valid Ontario Class “DZ” driver’s licence.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Ability to display initiative in response to on-site and emergency conditions to provide a safe and efficient road system and minimize conflict with the travelling public.
  • Ability to work independently and perform activities based on on-site operational needs to provide a safe road system within Regional performance guidelines.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labour work in potentially adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to maintain legible and accurate operational records.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts.
  • Availability and ability to perform standby duties as required in accordance with Branch policy and to respond to emergency situations. 
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
Scheduled Hours
Scheduled Shifts
0730 – 1600; 1530 - 2400
Please apply online by August 22, 2018, quoting competition #22772. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.