• Full Time
  • Tehkummah
  • May 31, 2024

Website THE TOWNSHIP OF TEHKUMMAH

THE TOWNSHIP OF TEHKUMMAH

POSITION: Equipment Operator
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Roads Superintendent
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
– to assist the Roads Superintendent in the maintenance of Township public works

RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Carry out public works maintenance duties, as directed, including, but not limited to grading, snow plowing, sanding, ditching, culvert repair, grass/weed/brush clearing, patching, etc.
– Operate all public works equipment and assist with repair and maintenance of all such equipment.
– Assist in public works construction programs, if required.
– Carry out shop repair and maintenance tasks as required.
– Work independently and in a safe and conscientious manner.
– Be willing to work a variable work schedule, according to weather conditions and construction demands.
– Report for work on a regular and conscientious basis
– Carry out other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
– Be able to interact with the public and assist the public in a courteous manner.
– Ensure that Occupational Health & Safety Practices are adhered to. Report any issues to the Roads Superintendent.
– Other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
– Usual hours of work are 7 am to 3:30 pm (1/2 hour lunch) for a 40 hour week.
Overtime is compensated at a rate of time and a half after 44 hours in one week.
Overtime is compensated as per the Employee Policy.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
– Report to the Roads Superintendent regarding any required absences or vacation time. Ensure open communication with supervisor at all times.
– To receive guidance from the Roads Superintendent.
– Must be tactful in dealing with the public.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL:
– Minimum Grade 12 education; equivalent experience will be considered.
– Ability to operate a variety of public works equipment (trucks, grader, backhoe, etc.)
– Experience in repair and maintenance of roads, ditches, culverts, etc.
– Possession of valid driver’s license (Class D-Z)
– Ability to work independently and under occasional conditions of stress or pressure
– Ability to work with regard to the safety of self, other employees and the general public
– Ability to apply initiative and/or creativity to the solution of problems, and
– Ability to work as a member of a team.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:
– Must be able to attend the Tehkummah Municipal Garage within 30 minutes of being called out.

IMPACT OF ERROR:
– Poor public work maintenance or unmaintained equipment could result in increased long-term costs, personal injury, safety hazards and damaged vehicles.

CONTROL:
– General Supervision by the Roads Superintendent

How to apply:

Please apply in person to:

Township of Tehkummah
456 Highway 542A
Tehkummah, Ontario P0P 2C0

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