Operations Technician - Roads

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Roads and Traffic Operations Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 3 months
Location: Richmond Hill / Ontario
Date Posted: September 13, 2018
Date Closing: September 26, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Purpose

Reporting to the District Roads Supervisor, is responsible for providing technical operational support to the individual patrol organization to ensure compliance of operational work practices with appropriate quality standards, and to function as Lead Operator on an acting basis during the winter.


•Successful completion of a two (2) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology.
•Minimum one (1) year experience in operational or construction related practices in a transportation related organization.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence.
•Knowledge of field survey equipment.
•Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, guidelines, procedures and standards, including the Highway Traffic Act, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and Occupational Health and Safety Act.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
•Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications as well as proficiency with the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty.
•Ability to analyze and assess current work methods and initiate draft revisions.
•Ability to act as Lead Operator during winter maintenance period from November to April, including providing technical leadership to work crews.
•Ability to work rotating shifts during winter maintenance period when acting as Lead Operator.
•Ability to perform heavy manual labourer work in adverse weather conditions when acting as Lead Operator.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0730 - 1530

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by September 26, 2018, quoting competition #22907. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$36.78 - $39.97 per hour. This is a Union position.

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