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Heavy Equipment Operator

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We are seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator with plow experience and a class 1 license.

Heavy Equipment Operator

Public Works department


Closing Date:   November 20, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

Wage Range:   $26.93 - $32.12 per hour

Schedule:         44 hours/week; standard schedule is 8 hours/day in winter, 12 – 14 hours/day in summer with some weekend work, as required.

Position Type: Full-time, non-management


The Public Works department is looking for a permanent, full-time versatile Heavy Equipment Operator with the capability to operate a snowplow, with a front plow & wing, and a tandem gravel truck and pup. The successful candidate may be called upon to operate additional pieces of heavy equipment such as; hoes, loaders, challengers, Cats, graders and trucks, and may also be called on to undertake general labour duties as needed. This position typically works 12 - 14 hour days, 6 - 7 days per week during the summer construction season; in addition to travelling to the site(s), as required. On-call work is required.



  • Minimum class 1 Driver’s License with an acceptable driver’s abstract;
  • Willingness to work up to 14 hours per day; as required;
  • Knowledge of rural addressing and the County map grid system;
  • Ability to complete paperwork;
  • Physically capable of undertaking general labour duties; such as, steaming, etc.;
  • Ability to undertake maintenance and repairs, as required;
  • Ability to deal with members of the public in a professional manner;
  • Must be willing to undertaking training in order to meet operational requirements;
  • Ability to complete paperwork and maintain records management practices pursuant to the County’s Records Management Policy;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality pursuant to the County’s policy and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


The successful applicant will be a team player with good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. You will be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision and be able to contribute positively to the team environment.


To apply, please visit the job opportunities page at


Thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls.

For up-to-date information on the current status of this position; please visit the Job Opportunities page at

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