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Full Time - Public Works Department (Roads)

  • 24 May 2016
  • 30 May 2016
  • 4:30 PM
  • Township of Brock

The Corporation of the Township of Brock

1 Cameron Street E., P.O. Box 10 Cannington, ON L0E 1E0 (705) 432-2355



Reporting and receiving direction from the Supervisor of Operations (or designate), the successful applicant will be responsible for the operation, maintenance  and service of Public Works Department vehicles and equipment and the performance of physical labour as required. Specifically the successful candidate will:

  • Operate small equipment (i.e. chainsaws, etc.) and other tools required
  • Install signs, posts, mailboxes etc.
  • Collect garbage and debris from roads, parking lots, and public properties
  • Move furniture, picnic tables, and park benches as required
  • Undertake manual labour tasks including hand digging , raking, shoveling, and lifting
  • Assist with storm sewer, catch basin, manhole. and asphalt repairs (ground preparation, digging, raking, tamping)
  • Shoveling snow and de-icing walkways
  • Undertake flag person duties for road construction projects
  • Act as a wing person for snow removal operations
  • Undertake routine road patrols on a rotating schedule, particularly during the winter season
  • Other duties assigned

The successful applicant will have:

  • Secondary school graduation diploma (Grade 12) or equivalent
  • Valid Ontario Driver's Class D Licence with a clean abstract; an AZ/DZ endorsement is considered an asset
  • Experience in the operation of equipment (kubotas, pick-up trucks, tandems, etc.); experience in the operation of graders, backhoes and gradealls is considered an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends on a rotating on-call schedule;
  • Ability to be called in on nights and weekends on short notice
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and time management skills to deal effectively with the public, contractors, and staff
  • Knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the Ontario Traffic Manual Book7
  • Previous road maintenance experience withing the municipal sector would be considered an asset

The Township of Brock offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and supportive work environment. Interested applicants are invited to submit a covering letter with a resume marked confidential to the undersigned, by no later than 4:30 pm on Monday May 30, 2016.

Thomas G. Gettinby, MA, MCIP, RPP, CMO
CAO/Municipal Clerk

The Township of Brock is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace. We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please contact the Clerk’s department in advance and we will make every effort to provide appropriate assistance pursuant to the Employment Accommodation Policy. We thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment.

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