Transportation Maintenance Worker

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Roads and Traffic Operations Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Location: Newmarket,Richmond Hill,Vaughan,Georgina / Ontario
Date Posted: July 09, 2020
Date Closing: December 31, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1
I Love My Job! Transportation Maintenance Worker


$29.47 - $32.03 per hour
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)

STATUS: Casual/On-Call/ Temporary Part Time/ Temporary Full Time

Position Purpose

Do you have equipment operator and general labour experience? Are you looking for a rewarding career? If so, York Region wants you!

What We Need
Reporting to the the District Roads Supervisor, with technical direction from the Lead Operator, you are responsible for carrying out the full range of activities. You’ll perform duties required to ensure the York Region road system is compliant with maintenance standards; and operate specialized heavy duty Regional and rented equipment as well as various manual labour tasks.
Who You Are
•You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking, innovation, and personal ownership
•You embrace a behavior of employee involvement and commitment to excellence on the job
•You interact with internal and external customers in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner that contributes toward a positive and productive work environment
•You display a commitment to serving the community

What You Bring To York Region
•Successful completion of a Secondary School diploma or equivalent approved combination of education and experience
•Valid Ontario Class “DZ” driver’s licence
•Experience in the field of specialized heavy duty equipment and other equipment associated with road maintenance operations such as but not limited to dump trucks, loaders, tractors, snow plows using a Tandem or Single Axle Roadway plow/salter, chainsaws and grass-cutting equipment
•Knowledge of specialized activities required in the maintenance and repair of road signs, guideposts, hazard protection devices, and drainage installations and repairs would be considered an asset
•Knowledge of equipment vehicle operations as they relate to road maintenance activities
•Knowledge of summer and winter road maintenance activities and operations
•A commitment to a healthy workplace for yourself and others by providing a safe and efficient road system
•Ability to work rotating shifts, perform standby duties, and work outside regular business hours, in adverse weather conditions as required.

This posting will be used to fill Transportation Maintenance Worker opportunities within the Transportation Services department as they become available based on operational need. A list of qualified candidates will be established for the position. This list will be in effect for 6 months from the date the list is created. Qualified candidates on the list may be considered when filing future vacancies for this role.

How to Apply

Are you ready to join us? Please apply online by December 31, 2020. As an alternative, you can apply via e-mail to All job vacancies are recorded on a 24-Hour Career Line and may be accessed by calling 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75508. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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