New Job Maintenance Person, Transit In Yukon

Maintenance Person, Transit
Maintenance Person, Transit

Maintenance Person, Transit

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Location : Yukon

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Job Description:

Job posting closes: January 19, 2023 at 0500 p.m. Yukon Standard Time

An Eligibility List may be established from this job posting – The duration of the eligibility list will be 6 months. Future vacancies will be filled by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires. The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted. Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union.

Transit Maintenance Person

Job Code:129
Department: Transit

Job Summary:

The incumbent supplies custodial and light maintenance services to the Transit Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Fuels buses and other Transit vehicles.
2. Washes, cleans and maintains Transit buses.
3. Supplies janitorial services at the Transit building.
4. Follows, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
5. Changes the fare box vaults and secures cash.
6. Purchases and maintains supplies.
7. Removes snow in front of bus bays and main doors.
8. Takes spare buses to drivers.
9. Provides general maintenance to transit benches and shelters.
10. Inserts and removes advertising on buses/shelters and benches.
11. Ensures the building and yard are secured at the end of the shift.
12. Operates a Transit bus in emergency situations.
This description contains elements necessary for identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties

Job Requirements:

Working Conditions:

Exposed to disagreeable conditions such as dust, dirt, fumes, odours, grease, oil, noise and temperature extremes & inclement weather when working outside and in the bus barn/wash bay, and cleaning buses and washrooms.

Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Grade 10 education
  • Valid Class 2 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Previous Experience - Minimum 1 year custodial and minor mechanical experience
  • On-the-Job Experience – 3 months

Examples of Equipment to Operate:

Cleaning equipment, high pressure washer, mobile radio, and motor coach, handy bus, and parts truck, computers for communication and ADP, small maintenance and repair tools such as cordless drills and wrenches.

Other Details:

Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City's online Applicant system via Instructions on applications are provided at If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at [email protected].

To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume.

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process.

At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview.