Current Postings

Town of Morinville

Public Works Operator II


Permanent Full-time

The Town of Morinville is a growing community on the doorstep of Metro Edmonton. Developed on a foundation of rich heritage and culture spanning 100+ years, it offers an excellent quality of life with convenient access to all nearby big city amenities while retaining the characteristics of a vibrant and flourishing centre for the surrounding rural community.

The Town of Morinville is currently seeking a full-time Public Works Operator II to join the Team. Reporting to the Team Lead, Public Works, the Public Works Operator II, may be required to perform duties in all departments. The Public Works Operator II shall operate municipal motorized light and heavy-duty equipment and perform related manual labour in assigned all-season maintenance activities on Town owned infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply equipment specific operation skills, techniques and procedures in the performance of assigned all‐season maintenance activities on Town owned infrastructure, including but not limited to: transportation operations (roadways, sidewalks, parking lots, snow storage site).
  • Apply equipment specific operation skills, techniques and procedures while operating municipal equipment, tandem trucks, hand tools and sundry equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance checks, and weekly servicing of all equipment operated to ensure equipment is maintained as outlined in the work procedures. Wash and clean equipment as required and report any malfunctions and/or repairs required to immediate supervisor.
  • Work with line paint, concrete, asphalt and other such materials.
  • Assist in the assessment of equipment and provide feedback on maintenance requirements.
  • Follow safety procedures and participate in safety activities such as hazard assessments, worksite inspections, safety meetings and incident investigations.
  • Assist with the provision of “on the job” training for new employees.
  • May be assigned other duties as operationally required.


Requirements:

  • High School Diploma (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered).
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in the operation of equipment in support of Transportation.
  • A valid Class 3 Alberta Operator’s License with Air Brakes (Q) Endorsement is required.
  • Experience in operating various equipment in support of public works operations specifically snow blower, front end loader and skid steer.
  • Knowledge of Transportation and Parks maintenance operations in a municipal environment.
  • Strong customer service and ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public.
  • Developed reading, writing, and mathematical skills.
  • Physical ability and dexterity to perform a variety of manual tasks (heavy lifting, squatting, bending, twisting, and climbing). Work is performed with exposure to outdoor elements.
  • First Aid/CPR and WHMIS certification (or ability to obtain).
  • May be required to work various shifts including evenings or weekends.
  • May be required to participate in a rotating on call schedule.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract prior to commencement of employment.


Compensation/Hours of Work: This position is included within the scope of the Town’s unionized setting (CUPE 2426) with a probationary wage of $28.26 per hour, upon completion of 480 hours the wage rate increases to $30.17 per hour, upon completion of 4160 hours the wage rate increases to $32.23 per hour, applied in accordance to the Collective Agreement. We offer attractive benefits, including pension, workplace development and great opportunities for employees to become involved in the community.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 23, 2024, at 12:00pm (noon)
   
Submit resume and cover letter quoting
“Comp # 202428-PWOII” to:
Human Resources, Town of Morinville
10125 100 Avenue, Morinville, AB T8R 1L6
Email: hr@morinville.ca | Fax: 780-939-5633 | Web: www.morinville.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Town of Morinville values and supports diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Accessibility accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.