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New Job Equipment Operator Trainer In Ontario

Equipment Operator Trainer
Equipment Operator Trainer

Equipment Operator Trainer

Company : City of Ottawa
Salary : $73,399–$85,879 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Requisition ID: 4224
Department: Innovative Client Services Dept.
Service: Fleet Services
Branch: Fleet Safety and Training Branch
Employment Type: 1 Full-time Permanent
Work Hours: 40.00 /hours per week
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary Information: $73,399.04 - $85,879.04 annually (2022 rates of pay)
Location: 2799 Swansea Crescent
City: Ottawa, ON
Job Category: Maintenance and Trades
Application Close: 08/08/2022


The Fleet Safety & Training Branch is responsible for managing the City’s Fleet Safety program, including vehicle safety, driver behaviours, collision prevention, collision investigation and safe operation standards for the Corporation. The Branch is also responsible for maintaining the corporation’s Commercial Vehicle Operator Registration (CVOR) certification and ensuring ongoing compliance with all related provincial legislation.

You are responsible for the development, coordination, delivery and review of the corporate operator training, vehicle and equipment safety programs which operate as part of an integrated training program within the varied operations of the corporation. You train Equipment Operators to properly and safely operate the full range of City equipment, including commercial vehicles, emergency response vehicles, snow clearing equipment, and other vehicles; assess for risk during on-road evaluations for City employees and during pre-hire screening evaluations; perform duties of a Signing Authority under the MTO Driver Certification Program; and promote the principles of driver safety throughout the organization.


Completion of Grade 12

Minimum of 5 years of directly related experience in an adult education or training setting, with at least 3 years of past experience operating heavy equipment or commercial vehicles


A valid Ontario unrestricted DZ class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with 0 demerit points, or demonstrate capability to acquire DZ license.
Must obtain Signing Authority under the MTO Driver Certification Program within the timeframe determined by the employer
Must obtain Fleet Driver Trainer/Instructor certification (PRIDE or equivalent MTO-approved course) within the timeframe determined by the employer
Must obtain Driver Competency Assessment Evaluator credential within the timeframe determined by the employer
Mobile Crane Operator 0-8 ton P930030 Training Instructor for specific positions
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1002 Fire Appartus Driver/Operator Qualification and National Academy for Professional Driving or Emergency Response Driving course for specific positions
Heavy Equipment Operator training program for specific positions
Must obtain Air Brake Instructor certification within the timeframe determined by the employer
Completion of Motor Vehicle Collision Investigation training certificate within the timeframe determined by the employer
Driver Competency Assessment of 6.0
Certified Defensive Driving Course Instructor is an asset
Certified Driver Improvement Course Instructor is an asset


  • Highway Traffic Act, Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration, Heavy Construction Equipment, Snow and Ice Control Equipment, Grass and Turf Maintenance Equipment, Ontario Health and Safety Act and Canada Labour Code
  • Principles of adult learning
  • Knowledge of the City’s Waste Collection operations and Emergency Response Vehicle operations
  • Knowledge of Fleet Services’ Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Operating Guidelines
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers


  • Work well with people
  • Able to project to employees and public an image consistent with the role of a representative of the city
  • Able to instruct, facilitate and motivate all levels of staff
  • Operate and demonstrate operation techniques related to most fleet vehicles
  • Facilitate learning in a classroom and on-site environment
  • Use all city related software programs for training program development (word, excel, outlook, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Diplomacy, discretion, tact
  • Strong organizational/multi-tasking skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with all work-related contacts both orally and in writing
  • Work in adverse training environments as required (extreme cold and heat)


  • Language Requirement: English oral, reading, writing
  • Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Records and Judicial Matters Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.
  • Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Ontario unrestricted DZ class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with 0 demerit points, or demonstrate capability to acquire DZ license.
  • This position will require night, evening, and weekend work schedules.
  • For internal candidates, they must have 0 ATO points (no preventable risk events, including collisions, incidents, infractions, offenses, or unsafe acts in the past 2 years).
  • You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.