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Operator

Municipality of Brighton
Location: Brighton, Ontario
Posted: March 9th 2019
Deadline: March 22nd, 2019
Salary: $21.29 per hour
Description:

The Municipality of Brighton is a lower tier municipality with a population of about 11,900 situated along Lake Ontario at the eastern end of Northumberland County. The community is a growing hub of unique craft and trade entrepreneurs, adult education, tourism and lifestyles.

We are currently accepting applications for full-time permanent Operators to work in the Public Works Roads Department during winter road control season and in the Parks & Recreation Department during the grass growing season.

Job Scope:

In winter months you report to the Public Works Operations Supervisor to operate roads and construction vehicles and equipment including but not limited to: heavy trucks; snowplow; loader; sidewalk plow and mowers within the municipal road system, infrastructure and properties.    

In summer months you report to the Director of Parks & Recreation to perform routine maintenance on municipal facilities and parkland, including sanitation and safe operation of equipment.

Complete Job Description

Qualifications

The successful candidates possess an Ontario Secondary School diploma and brings 1-3 years’ experience snow plowing with a tandem truck and operating heavy equipment. A valid DZ licence with an air brake certificate and a safe driving record is required. You have experience operating parks equipment including tractors, power mowers and hand tools. Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Highway Traffic Act regulations with good verbal communication and customer service skills are integral to this frontline position. A clean criminal records check is a condition of employment.

Recruitment will include onsite testing operating a snow plow with wing.

Additional Information

Hours of Work:

  • Summer Parks & Recreation Department hours of work include weekend and evening shift work
  • Winter Public Works Roads Department hours of work involves regular stand-by duty, weekend and evening overtime, and emergency call-out as required

Pay rate: CUPE Grade 9: start rate $21.29 per hour, job rate $25.98 based on 2019 rates, complemented by a generous benefit package.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and resume clearly marked “Operator - Shared”, prior to 12:00 noon, March 22, 2019. 

Alternative formats of job postings are available upon request. Please email your request to hr@brighton.ca or call 613-475-0670 ext 204 between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm. We are an equal opportunity employer and will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation is available to all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.

Only those invited to interview will be contacted. 

Contact Information
Human Resources
Municipality of Brighton
35 Alice St, Post Office Box 189,
Brighton, Ontario, Canada
K0K 1H0

Email: hr@brighton.ca
Website: www.brighton.ca
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