Georgina, ON, CANADA | East Gwillimbury, ON, CANADA
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The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.
York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.
Operations Technician - Roads
Salary Salary $32.98 - $35.84 per hour
Position Purpose Reporting to the District Supervisor, Roads Maintenance, is responsible for providing technical operational support to the individual patrol organization to ensure compliance of operational work practices with appropriate quality standards, and to function as Lead Operator on an acting basis during the winter.
Successful completion of a two (2) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology.
Minimum one (1) year experience in operational or construction related practices in a transportation related organization.
Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's licence.
Knowledge of field survey equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, guidelines, procedures and standards, including the Highway Traffic Act, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications as well as proficiency with the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty.
Ability to analyze and assess current work methods and initiate draft revisions.
Ability to act as Lead Operator during winter maintenance period from November to April, including providing technical leadership to work crews.
Ability to work rotating shifts during winter maintenance period when acting as Lead Operator.
Ability to perform heavy manual labourer work in adverse weather conditions when acting as Lead Operator.
Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.
Scheduled Hours 37.5
Scheduled Shifts 0730 - 1530
How to Apply Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by December 4, 2013, quoting competition #15325. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on York Region, please visit the above-mentioned website.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.