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Public Works Operator

Job Type: 
Maintenance / Trades
Town of Spirit River
Job Description : 

The Town of Spirit River is currently seeking a public workers operator. This is a full time position based on a forty hour work week with occasional overtime. There will be some circumstances in which the candidate would be required to work evenings and weekends and participate in on-call rotations. Candidates must be bondable. Work place is a smoke free environment. Willing to train the right candidate.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Construction and maintenance knowledge of roads, sidewalks, and other related municipal infrastructure.
  • Experience operating machinery and equipment normally associated with municipal operations (ie. street sweeper, grader, lawn care equipment, front end loaders, single axle gravel trucks, & heavy equipment experience would be an asset.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver's license and clean drivers abstract.
  • Experience or certification in water operations would be beneficial.
  • Must possess a minimum of a High School Diploma.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate equipment and machinery
  • Basic administrative duties
  • Work in various weather conditions
  • Physical duties (such as, being on feet for long hours & lifting heavy objects)
  • Work with minimal supervision and communicate efficiently with coworkers and members of the public.
  • Assist in operating the Water Treatment Plant and handling chemical

Compensation & Benefits:  Compensation will be discussed during interview; full benefits and RRSP contribution offered.

Closing Date: This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Closing Date: 
March 17, 2019
Application Return: 

Please drop off, email, or mail resume to:
Email: clerk@townofspiritriver.ca 

Mail: Box 130 Spirit River, AB  T0H 3G0

Drop off: Town Office at 4502 50th St.

Thank you to all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those being considered will be contacted.