Equipment Operator 

Town of Golden

Equipment Operator 

The Town of Golden needs an Equipment Operator – one of our key public works positions that keeps our community clean, safe, cleared, and serviced using a variety of heavy and light mobile equipment from backhoes to loaders, and dump trucks to graders. 

Under general supervision, the position safely and efficiently operates our equipment and assists in a variety of other assigned duties. 

To be considered, as a minimum you must:
  • Possess a current British Columbia class 3 Driver’s License with an air brakes endorsement;
  • Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and deal courteously, tactfully and diplomatically with supervisors, coworkers and the public;
  • Have a Grade 12 diploma or equivalent;
  • Have the physical ability to carry out assigned duties in all types of weather;
  • Be able to suitably prove to us that you have at least 90 days experience operating mobile equipment such as rubber-mounted loaders and plow trucks, and at least 100 hours of training on this equipment; and,
  • Be experienced in the safe operation of portable equipment such as generators and pumps.

We would also prefer that you have:
  • The ability to operate rubber tired backhoe;
  • Possession of a Level 1 first aid certificate;
  • Familiarity with irrigation systems;
  • The ability to perform basic landscaping maintenance;
  • Familiarity with asphalt repairs and techniques;
  • The ability to install and repair traffic signs;
  • The ability and skills to operate a computer system utilizing Microsoft office;
  • Possession of a valid pesticide applicators license;
  • Certification as a qualified faller; and,
  • The ability to train as a standby operator for water and wastewater systems.

This is a position within the CUPE Local 2309 bargaining unit.

Applications may be delivered by post, fax, hand, or electronically, and will be received until 2:00 pm (Mountain Time) Friday, February 28th, 2020:

Chris Cochran, Manager of Operations
Town Hall – 810 9th Avenue South, P.O. Box 350, Golden, BC  V0A 1H0,
Fax: (250) 344-6577, E-mail:

Further details about this post including a Job Description can be found at

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

We reserve the right to collect both direct and indirect information about any applicant selected for an interview.

Organization: Town of Golden
Location: Golden, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Category(s): Equipment Operator
Posted: February 4, 2020, 12:02 pm
Expires: February 28, 2020, 2:00 pm

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