Equipment Operator III – Civic Operations - City of Kamloops


City of Kamloops

Equipment Operator III – Civic Operations

Closing Date: February 6, 2023

At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.

We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big-city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Position Overview 
The City of Kamloops has a diverse and exciting opportunity to join our team as a Permanent, Full-Time Equipment Operator III – Civic Operations. In this position you will be exposed to various types of equipment and duties in our streets division such as, operating and maintaining garbage/recycling trucks or plowing and sanding city streets in the winter. If you are a capable equipment operator, and this sounds like a position you’re interested in, apply to be part of our team today!
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  1. Completion of senior secondary school or its equivalent.
  2. Valid BC Driver’s Licence - Class 3 with air brake endorsement.
  3. Minimum of six months of previous experience in the operation of large mobile equipment (tandem), servicing and maintenance of similar equipment, and machines engaged in work in municipal streets settings.

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

More than one may be hired.

Please see the attached LOU regarding the Line Painting Season.

Hourly Rate 

Hours & Days of Work
Monday – Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Summer)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Winter)
Winter Shifts (from approximately November to May each year) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. year round
12-hour winter weekend standby shifts required.

6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Hours of work differ in Line Painting Season as per the attached Line Painting LOU.

Hours per Week 
Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email or in person at 105 Seymour Street so we can better support you.
External job postings are open to everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements of each job you apply for. Only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.
Applications are accepted online at

Organization: City of Kamloops
Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations, Equipment Operator
Posted: January 24, 2023, 3:39 pm
Expires: February 6, 2023, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year
Rate: $31.64 Hour

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