Equipment Operator 1 - City of Burnaby

Equipment Operator 1

Competition No.:

Regular Full Time

$30.94/hour (2021 Rates)

80 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Special Notes:
Normal for CUPE 23 Outside Division Collective Agreement


Last Updated:
8/5/22 8:47 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

The work of positions in this class entails the operation, servicing and maintenance of mobile and stationary equipment such as small power rollers (under 3 tons); air compressors, concrete saws and tractors with specific attachments. An incumbent operates medium sized industrial or farm type tractors used to pull a variety of attachments such as three gang mowers, fertilizer spreaders, utility trailers, rototiller, aeriator, harrow, post-hole digger and cultivator rake; operates light tractors such as Kubota L245DT equipped with a small front end loader and a variety of soil preparation attachments; operates a concrete cutting saw used in paving and related operations; performs routine servicing and minor maintenance on equipment used and maintains simple work records as required. The successful candidate will be required to accept standby and call-out work assignments and operate a vehicle performing snow and ice control work. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation and sound experience in operation of equipment used or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, procedures and rules of the same operation of specified maintenance and construction equipment; of methods and practices used in servicing and maintaining equipment operated. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and maintain simple work records. Skill in the operation of specified construction and maintenance equipment and in the use of tools used in servicing and minor repair tasks; Mechanical aptitude. A valid Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by August 15, 2022. 

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Equipment Operator
Posted: August 5, 2022, 2:04 pm
Expires: August 15, 2022, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $30.94 Hour

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