Accepting Resumes for Machine Operators & Labourers

Accepting Resumes for Machine Operators & Labourers

Machine Operators (NOC 7522) and

Labourers (NOC 7621)

Peace River is a progressive urban centre in northwest Alberta, and is a scenic, growing town that is home to just under 7,000 residents. The community is situated in the Peace River Valley and straddles the banks of the mighty Peace River. The town is within a five hours’ drive north of Edmonton and two hours northeast of Grande Prairie.

These positions are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town of Peace River including:

  • Safely performing various duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Public Works, or the designate, related to the overall maintenance of the Public Works Department and other agencies of the Town of Peace River;
  • General operation of small hand tools, mechanical power tools and light mechanical equipment.
  • Periods of strenuous physical work may exist;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team and safety focused environment;
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions for extended periods of time;
  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Maintain equipment through preventative maintenance; and
  • Timely and accurate completion of all required paperwork.

Applicants shall possess the following:

  • Minimum level of formal education required is Grade 12 Diploma;
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Drivers License (Labourer);
  • Valid Alberta Class 3 Driver’s License with air brakes endorsement (Machine Operator);
  • Clean 5-year drivers abstract;
  • Experience with hand and mechanical tools;
  • Experience and operation of light/heavy equipment in relation to various facility equipment;
  • Ability to lift 25lbs regularly throughout the day.
  • Standard First Aid/CPR certificate;
  • WHMIS/TDG certification;
  • Equipment Safety;
  • Trenching Safety;
  • Heavy Equipment Safety in relation to all facility equipment.

The following assets would be preferred:

  • Heavy equipment experience with backhoes and front end loaders;
  • General experience in labourer and equipment duties within a municipal environment;
  • General knowledge of various municipal infrastructure systems; and
  • Basic knowledge of computer programs/applications.

Hours of employment:    40 hours per week, and any nine (9) consecutive hours between 6:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. with a one (1) hour unpaid lunch. This position may require additional hours, on-call and/or shift-work including weekends and evenings above regular scheduled hours.

Closing Date:                      April 29, 2018

Wage:                                    $22.47 – $29.88 per hour as per CUPE Local 898 Collective Agreement.

These positions are within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 898 and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement. Job descriptions are available upon request. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to:

Leanne Cottrell, Human Resources Coordinator
Fax:    (780) 624-4664
Email: lcottrell@peaceriver.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those applicants who will be interviewed will be contacted.