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Works Maintainer

The City of Yellowknife
Published
April 11, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Base Salary
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $66,966 - $78,543
Department
Public Works and Engineering

Description

The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application. We have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join a diverse and hard-working crew in its Public Works Department.

Duties

We are currently seeking an employee to join our Roads and Sidewalks Division as a Works Maintainer. This position works under the general direction of the Superintendent and the Supervisor, Roads & Sidewalks Division. Daily duties will include assisting in the repair and maintenance of mobile and stationary street signs, roads, sidewalks and storm sewers. You will also operate a tandem truck and other small equipment as required.

Qualifications

This position requires knowledge of carpentry, plumbing and rudimentary mechanics. The ability to operate mobile equipment such as a loader, tandem dump truck, sand truck, skid steer (bobcat), roller packer, mini-excavator and dump box trucks along with the knowledge and experience operating motorized equipment such as chain saws, lawn mowers, whipper snippers, brush cutters, generator, high pressure and temperature thawing equipment, jumping jack packers and plate tampers. This position requires the incumbent to have the ability to safely operate motorized equipment in highly public and congested areas for various tasks such as snow removal activities. The incumbent requires a valid Class 3 (with air endorsement) NWT Driver’s License and a minimum of 2 years related experience. You must be mechanically inclined and have a strong knowledge in the use and operation of various gas and power tools.  Grade 12 or equivalent is also required.

 

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $66,966.57 - $78,543.00 plus a comprehensive benefits package including both monthly housing and vacation travel allowances, and a defined benefit pension plan.

 

Qualified applications are required to apply no later than April 29, 2022.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.

 

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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