Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.
THE HOURS FOR THIS POSITION MAXIMIZE DURING PEAK PERIODS DECEMBER 1 – MARCH 31 FOR SNOW REMOVAL AND WINTER CONTROL
Operate sidewalk plows to clear and sand sidewalks, walkways and pathways;
Required to hand shovel;(ex. Stairs, walkways, building entrances)
Required to trim brush;
Operate light vehicle plow (1 ton) to clear turning lanes, parking lots, laneways and dead ends;
Responsible to clear catch basins;
Responsible to patch and repair pot holes;
Participate in seasonal parks maintenance;
Haul snow and/or sand with 5 or 8 ton trucks as required;
Build and take down outdoor skating rinks, assist with making ice and flooding as required;
Responsible for garbage collection, litter picking and illegal dumping clean-up;
Other duties as assigned.
High School (Grade 12) diploma or equivalent;
1 year of experience driving and/or operating heavy construction equipment, and/or working as a labourer on and around heavy equipment on construction sites;
Must have knowledge and training in Traffic Control and Occupational Health and Safety Act;
Must possess a valid DZ Ontario drivers licence with a satisfactory driver’s abstract;
Passing of associated written and driving tests are required to move onto the interview.
Must demonstrate corporate competencies of Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity and Teamwork.
Skills, Abilities, Work Demands
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
Able to perform the essential duties of the job;
Ability to work outside in inclement weather conditions and perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner;
Must be willing to work any and/or all shifts;
Proof of immunity to Tetanus and Hepatitis B may be required.
Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check at candidates’ expense.