New Job Utility Operator 3 X 2 Imo East - Temporary (Up To 12M) In Nova Scotia

Utility Operator 3 X 2 IMO EAST - Temporary (up to 12M)
Utility Operator 3 X 2 IMO EAST - Temporary (up to 12M)

Utility Operator 3 X 2 IMO EAST - Temporary (up to 12M)

Company : Halifax Regional Municipality
Salary : $24.52 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Job Posting

Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting applications for two temporary, up-to 12 month, positions of Utility Operator 3 with Road Operations and Construction, Transportation and Public Works, Streets and Roads East. We encourage applications from African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the LGBTQ+ community. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

This position encompasses a wide variety of general labour duties in various locations indoors and outdoors in various working conditions. To work in this position, you should enjoy driving and be able to work under minimal supervision.
This position requires teamwork, flexibility, organizational skills, safety awareness and pride in delivering high-quality public service to benefit our citizens.

  • Operates light vehicles and equipment such as but not limited to the following; 3 ton, 1 ton, 1/2 ton, Bobcat, Small Front End Loader, Kabota, Trackless, motorized hand tampers, Compressor;
  • Load and unload equipment and materials;
  • Maintain and safely operate assigned tools/equipment;
  • Work safely and cooperatively assisting other classifications;
  • Mandatory participation in Winter Works including shift work;
  • Contribute to meeting the operational objectives of the business unit and HRM;
  • Other duties as assigned within IMO.

Education and Experience:
  • Grade 12 or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Three (3) years related work experience;
  • Must have a valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License Class 5.
Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must have a good attendance and work record;
  • Working knowledge of methods, material and equipment usage involved in Municipal Operations;
  • Capable and willing to work inside and outside in varying weather conditions;
  • Ability to work independently, and as a team player;
  • Ability to follow instructions, and communicate effectively with coworkers, traffic control, and members of the public, including oral and written communication;
  • WHMIS, CPR/First Aid certification, Provincial Traffic Control Certification and Signage Course or ability to successfully complete;
  • Duties and responsibilities to be performed inside and outside in varying weather conditions;
  • Operation of equipment and tools in difficult conditions;
  • Work environment may include industry acceptable levels of dust, fumes, noise, etc.

Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants may be required to complete an employment security screening check.

Candidates must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position and have valid licensing, as required.

Please note - Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer's discretion.

Applicants are responsible to include all information that they wish to have taken into consideration in the review of their application, and applicants are required to provide full details of experience or training referenced in the posting. Applicants may be screened out of this competition at preliminary stages of review based on the insufficiency of the information provided, and the award of this position may be made solely on the basis of the information provided in the electronic submission without any requirement that the Employer contact the candidate for further elaboration on information referenced in the application.

COMPETENCIES: Communication, Customer Service, Values and Ethics, Organizational Awareness, Valuing Diversity.

WORK STATUS: Temporary (up-to 12 months)

HOURS OF WORK: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:00 pm; 40 hours per week.

SALARY: $24.52 per hour, as per the Collective Agreement between CUPE Local 108 and the Halifax Regional Municipality.

WORK LOCATION: 11 Turner Drive, Dartmouth

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted up to 27th April 2023

This is a bargaining unit position. External applicants will only be considered if no qualified bargaining unit candidates exist.

Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for interview/testing will be contacted.

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.