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The “Natural Place to live, work, play and invest”, the City of Pitt Meadows is a picturesque community of just over 18,000 residents, boasting a small town atmosphere with all the urban amenities, beautiful outdoor environment and a great quality of life, located just one hour east of downtown Vancouver.

Equipment Operator V (Operations Department)
 

(CUPE, Time-durated)
6-month full-time OR 12-month part-time
 
The City of Pitt Meadows is recruiting an Equipment Operator V to operate a variety of equipment used throughout the City. Reporting to the Manager of Operations, this position is responsible for the routine servicing, maintenance and operating of equipment such as excavators, graders, gradalls, sanders, snowplows, and other lesser classes of equipment. They may also be required to perform minor supervisory duties and assist other Equipment Operators. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in operating heavy, medium and light equipment. They will also have a strong sense of initiative in planning ahead to ensure equipment is operated efficiently, effectively and safely.
 
Regular working hours are Monday to Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm, however, a compressed work week schedule may be considered. Depending on operational needs, there may also be opportunities for scheduled overtime.
 
Qualifications:
  • Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses in flagging, safety and first aid plus considerable experience in all levels of equipment operation and truck driving in Municipal construction and maintenance work, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Unrestricted Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Endorsement.
  • Considerable experience in the operation of heavy, medium and light construction equipment.
  • Knowledge in the operation of both diesel and gasoline motors.
  • Experience working in a Municipal environment is considered an asset.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to establish positive working relationships.
  • Ability to safely and effectively perform work outdoors under all weather conditions.
 
What We Offer:
  • CUPE Wage Rate: $39.39/hr (2024 rates) + 12% in lieu
  • Progressive programs including a compressed work schedule.
  • Opportunity for overtime and standby premiums.
  • Free gym membership.
  • An excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete, and livable community!
 
To apply and view a complete job description visit our website.
 
Closing date: April 14th, 2024 at 11:59pm
Please indicate on your application if you are interested in:
* 6-month full-time (40 hrs per week)
* 12-month part-time (20 hrs per week)
* No preference (either)
 
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, as shortlisting may be conducted during the posting period.
 
The City of Pitt Meadows is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Please use the online application feature to submit an application.  We encourage any applicant who requires individualized application support or accommodation with respect to the application or interview process to contact our Human Resources team at resumes@pittmeadows.ca or call us at 604-460-6712.