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2024-51 - Public Works Utility III

2024-51 - Public Works Utility III

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: 2024-51
Title: Public Works Utility III
Department: Public Works and Parks Operations

The incumbent in this class assists management to achieve an efficient operation in the Public Works Department through reliable performance in the operation of all equipment in the Equipment II classification or below, observing and complying with municipal policies and safety practices.


The incumbent in this class will be responsible for the maintenance and operation of the equipment assigned; performing daily driver inspections and minor maintenance ensuring the equipment is operable and operated in accordance with recognized and acceptable practices. The incumbent will be responsible for the safe operation of equipment assigned; reporting equipment faults/malfunctions to the Public Works Supervisor for corrective action; during operation ensure the safety of the public, property and fellow workers; operating the equipment with special skill and attention to avoid obstacles and traffic. The incumbent will be responsible for acceptable operation of the equipment and the performance of a variety of public works projects. The incumbent will perform other related tasks as assigned. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under general supervision and performance is subject to review, inspection and evaluation by the Supervisor III - Public Works.


The incumbent in this class will work any five (5) consecutive days in the calendar week in accordance with published shift schedules and if authorized, work overtime. Travel is required in the performance of duties. The incumbent must be of good health to work outdoors regardless of weather. The incumbent must wear safety equipment as appropriate and observe recognized safety practices in the performance of duties. The incumbent, upon hiring, will have union dues deducted from source in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Education: -Must have a minimum of grade 10 education with courses in the mechanical field, supplemented by formal training in Equipment Operators Courses - OR - have related training and experience;

-Must be in possession of a valid B.C. Driver's Licence with qualifications in classes appropriate for the operation of equipment including air ticket;
Skills: -Good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of construction equipment;

-Able to recognize and rectify and/or report upon actual and potential safety hazards;

-Sound knowledge of the principles, procedures and methods of equipment operation;

-Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with department officials and other members of staff;

-Able to understand verbal and written instructions in English and complete required forms, logs and reports;

-Able to operate assigned equipment skillfully and in accordance with acceptable practices.
Salary: $33.71 per hour (2024 Rate)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2024-03-26 04:30 PM
Posted: 2024-03-19
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