The Town of Peace River is accepting applications for one (1) permanent, full-time Machine Operator 1 accountable to the Public Works Coordinator.

The Machine Operator 1 is essential to the day-to-day operations of the Town of Peace River. The position will perform labour duties and operate equipment for snow-clearing, utility digs, performing maintenance on infrastructure, and will assist other departments as required. The ideal candidate will have the following key characteristics:

  • Experience operating equipment in a road building or utility capacity including vac trucks, loaders, gravel trucks, graders, dozers and others.
  • A background working with a modern safety program including a practical and working understanding of ground disturbance, trenching safety, equipment safety, leading safety meetings, performing hazard assessments, and stopping work if necessary.
  • The ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a professional manner at all times.
  • Possessing a Class 3 License and Airbrakes endorsement.

Full Time • Permanent Employment

Wage: $30.37 per hour (wage is currently under review)
Hours: Monday to Friday • 40 hours per week • On call required.
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

The position needs someone with a willingness to be on-call, take action in emergency response (ie, during flooding, etc.), and a desire to be part of building a great community.

The Town of Peace River welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages application from all qualified candidates.

Job descriptions are available upon request. This position is 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. Qualified applicants are invited to forward their resumes, in confidence, to the address below (quote Competition # 23/021).

Manager, Employee Services
Email: [email protected]

We thank all participants for their interest, however only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

What We Offer:

  • Your work will have a direct impact on quality of our residents’ day to day lives.

  • Opportunities to gain a variety of experience in your position.

  • Regular training opportunities to expand your skills and knowledge.

  • Short commute to work.

  • Local work; sleep in your own bed.

  • Parking is free.

  • Our leadership team values your voice and input and welcomes feedback.

  • A defined benefit pension plan and a competitive health and benefits package.

Full Job Posting: 2023 11 15 Machine Operator 1