New Job Maintenance Person, Transit In Yukon

Maintenance Person, Transit
Maintenance Person, Transit

Maintenance Person, Transit

Company : City of Whitehorse
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Job Description:

Job posting closes: August 22 , 2023 at 5:00 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 provides general labour for the Transit Services department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide general labour duties in the cleaning and general maintenance of department vehicles, transit stops, and other related infrastructure.

2. Assists in securing transit vehicles, garage and wash bays at the end of shift.

3. Assists in the collection of fares and lost items recovered from buses.

4. Inserts and removes advertising on buses, shelters and benches.

5. Assists in maintaining the equipment and suppliés inventories.

6. Assists in the refueling of buses and other transit vehicles.

7.Observe and report issues to the appropriate staff.

8.Support and maintain accurate records.

9.Acts as Crewlead as needed.

10.Follows, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.

Working Conditions:

This position will be required to work a 40-hour work week. Conditions include, exposure 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:

  • Completion of Grade 10.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Class 2 is an asset.
  • Previous Experience - Minimum 1 year custodial and minor mechanical experience
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public and providing assistance in a variety of situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

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.