Snow Plow Operators – Temp Full-Time

County of Huron - Huron, ON (30+ days ago)

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The County of Huron
Public Works Department
Contract Full-Time Snow Plow Operators
Maintains roads according to standards using heavy equipment, routine inspection and maintenance of heavy equipment, yards, and shop. Also performs duties of Winter Road Patroller as-needed. This position will start in November 2019.

Role and Responsibilities:
Ensures roads are safe for public use through plowing, and placing sand/salt/liquid on roads as required
Inspection of Equipment to ensure it is in good working order prior to use at beginning of every shift. Includes recording and reporting any and all vehicle deficiencies
Awareness of obstacles adjacent to the road to avoid damage to Public Property when operating plow – including snow off the wing
Routine inspection and maintenance of plow and related equipment
In collaboration with the Patroller on-duty, assess the road conditions to determine the most appropriate course of action to best improve the road condition (sand / salt / plow road / do nothing) before and during the shift
Responsible for CVOR logging of on-duty time and ensures he/she does not exceed regulatory limits
Communicate to patroller on duty on route road conditions and actions being taken – particularly as conditions change
Applies anti-icing liquids as-needed
Operating loader to load and move materials
Yard and building cleaning and maintenance as directed
Observe and communicate any defects, hazards, deficiencies, accidents that exist on the road to the lead hand on duty
Inform the lead hand of any on-the-road issue with equipment or observed accident or property damage
Other Shop, equipment, Yard, and road maintenance duties as needed as defined by Patrol Road Worker 2 position
Performs duties of Winter Road Patroller as-needed

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Class DZ Driver License
1 yr operating a truck (i.e. tandem) in a construction or maintenance environment
successful completion of the Huron County Plow Operator training program
Driver abstract without significant violations
Qualified to operate a chainsaw

Preferred Skills:
AZ License

40 hour week. 8 hour shifts Monday to Friday that alternate between 4:00am until noon and 2:00pm until 10:30 pm. On-call every second Saturday and Sunday from midnight to noon, hours will be banked and used for time off or paid out at the end of the season.
Wage: Non-Union Grade 5 $26.80 – $30.05 /hour (There are four levels within the grade and the rate increases a level every year you return), plus $1.80/hour in lieu of benefits and 4% vacation pay. You’ll be paid $3.00/hour for the hours that you are on-call and waiting.

Please forward a cover letter and resume by 4:30 pm Tuesday, July 24th, 2019 to humanresources [at] huroncounty [ dot ] ca

Submissions guidelines:
To be considered for this position, please ensure your:
Email subject line is “2019 Plow Operator – Temp FT”
the cover letter is a maximum of one page long
cover letter and resume are saved together in one pdf file
the pdf file name is your: First name Last name (e.g. “Jane Smith.pdf”)