Transportation Maintenance Worker

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Roads and Traffic Operations Branch
Status: Temporary Part-Time
Length of Assignment: 6 months
Location: Newmarket,Richmond Hill,Vaughan,Georgina / Ontario
Date Posted: August 09, 2018
Date Closing: August 22, 2018
Number Of Positions: 13

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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

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by August 22, 2018, quoting competition #22615. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$28.96 - $31.48 per hour. This is a Union position.

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