Part-Time Duty Patrol
The Town of Whitby
Whitby, ON
Whitby combines a small town atmosphere with the sophistication and amenities of a larger urban centre. Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, Whitby boasts two beautiful heritage downtowns, one of the finest recreational harbours with two marinas, year round sports and recreation activities, parks, trails, beaches and a robust arts and culture scene, all of which are part of the extraordinary amenities that Whitby residents enjoy every day. With a population projected to grow to 200,000 people within the next 15 years, Whitby has an exciting and aspiring future.

Reporting to the Assistant Superintendent of Operations (Roads/Traffic) and under the direction of the Working Foreman, the Part-time Duty Patrol position is responsible for scheduled inspections of all municipal highways under the Town’s jurisdiction. Inspections will include:

Identify and report all hazardous situations or road deficiencies in accordance to the Minimum Maintenance Standards (summer and winter);
securing and repairing identified deficiencies and/or dispatching to appropriate Operational Section for the necessary repair or attention;
traffic control
picking up garbage and/or road debris; and
other duties as assigned.

As the successful applicant, you must possess:
a secondary school graduation diploma;
community college or trade school courses in carpentry, cement work or related discipline;
four (4) years directly related experience;
Winter Maintenance Operations training for patrollers through Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA);
thorough understanding and training in the Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 and WHMIS;
current certification in C.P.R. (Level A) and Emergency First Aid;
the ability to identify and prioritize deficiencies and make appropriate decisions in accordance with related by-laws, policies, guidelines, Minimum Maintenance Standards for Highways, the Highway Traffic Act and the Road Patrol Information booklet;
strong technical, analytical, research and problem solving skills;
well-developed interpersonal and public relation s skills;
the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form;
demonstrated working knowledge (basic to intermediate level) in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
the ability to work both independently with minimal supervision; and
a valid Class G Driver’s Licence maintained in good standing.

Posting Date: Friday, November 8, 2019

Salary: $21.98 - $24.42 per hour

Union Affiliation: CUPE Part-Time

Hours: Flex hours including evenings and weekends (up to a maximum of twenty-four (24) hours per week). The current shifts for this role are: Monday – Tuesday: 6:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.; Wednesday – Thursday: 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.; Friday: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The selection process may include assessment methods to further determine a candidate’s knowledge and skills for the position.

The Town of Whitby is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Please advise Human Resource Services of any accommodations needed to ensure your access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Acknowledgement will only be forwarded to those applicants who are invited for an interview.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.