Employer: Town of Antigonish Public Works Department
Date Posted: July 9, 2018
The Town of Antigonish Public Works Department has an opening for a Machine/Operator/Labourer. The position is full time employment, subject to probationary review.
The successful applicant will be responsible to operate all assigned Public Works Department equipment such as Backhoe, Wheel Loader, Salt Truck, Street Sweeper, Grader, and Sidewalk Plow. As a Machine Operator/ Labourer you will undertake regular municipal system operations and equipment maintenance as assigned. You will work under the supervision of the Director of Public Works and the Supervisor of Public Works. You will be responsible for your personal safety, and that of co-workers while ensuring compliance with Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will also be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to our environmental management systems.
You must possess a Grade XII education or equivalent, be able to operate equipment for involved municipal services and undertake municipal mainline and service lateral repairs related to hydrant and water valve maintenance, sanitary sewer collection requirements, undertake street repair work and concrete sidewalk/curb and gutter repairs as required. You will be responsible for job record requirements and minor shop repairs. You will ensure safety and traffic control signage and safety inspection requirements are met while undertaking assigned work. When directed, you will be available for Standby and Call-Out assistance.
You must hold a valid Nova Scotia Driver’s license and attain and maintain a NSE operator certificate. Your principal residence must be within a reasonable distance of Public Works Department as you must be available for after hour emergency service work including rotational standby duty.
You should also have the following courses: First Aid/CPR, Traffic Control Person, Temporary Workplace Signage, Trenching, Fall Arrest, Confined Space, or any other Heavy equipment courses.
You may be required to complete a skills test. Proof of certifications and licenses are required at time of employment.
Pay and benefits are competitive and are established through our Collective Agreement and IBEW Local 1928. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
July 12 deadline for submission.
You may send your covering letter and resume or completed Application for Employment to:
Town of Antigonish
274 Main Street
Antigonish NS B2G 2C4