Current Postings

Equipment Operator 3


Competition No: 2024-259

Duration: Regular Full Time

Salary: $35.89/hour

Schedule: 80 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Special Notes: Normal for CUPE 23 Outside Division Collective Agreement

Last Updated: 7/10/24

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!

This is skilled work in the operation, minor maintenance and servicing of a variety of medium, mobile construction and maintenance equipment. Typical equipment includes street sweepers, mechanical (Wayne, 4 yard capacity, Elgin Whirlwind), rollers power - over 8 ton and up to and including 12 tonnes; Graders, small - maintenance, (Huber M-650) (4b rate while on construction); Compactors, rubber-mounted (Bros. Browning S.P.R.I.); truck; Ford 5000 - Flail Mower; small backhoe used in the installation of maintenance and drainage systems. Considerable independence of judgment and action is required in making field decisions. May be required to perform minor supervisory duties which are incidental to the production duties an incumbent performs, and to assist one or more subordinates performing various duties related to the operation of the equipment. 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 other related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation, considerable experience in the operation, servicing and maintenance of medium to heavy construction and maintenance equipment. Good knowledge of municipal street layout and departmental operations. Thorough knowledge of the rules of safe operation and the precautions to be taken to avoid accidents in the operation of medium-sized equipment. Ability to write simple records, reports; plan work in order to operate machinery efficiently, effectively; perform manual work involving considerable physical endurance; supervise one or more subordinates performing unskilled and semi-skilled construction and maintenance tasks. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with air brake endorsement is also required.

Please apply online by July 19, 2024.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

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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