Job type: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

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Equipment Operator III – Civic Operations#507

Closing Date: October 24, 2021

At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier free recruitment for everybody everyday. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.

We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Position Overview
An exciting and diverse opportunity exists for a Temporary, Full-Time Equipment Operator III - Civic Operations position with the City of Kamloops until approximately September 30, 2022, or pending return or incumbent. This position performs equipment operation work under the supervision of the Streets Supervisor, Crew Leader – Streets Operations, and Lead Hands – Streets Operations. Work involves the safe driving, operation, routine maintenance, and lubrication of large mobile equipment, including single- axle and tandem trucks and garbage/recycling trucks, and the changing of attachments used in municipal road construction and maintenance.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of senior secondary school or its equivalent.
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence - Class 3 with air brake endorsement.
  • Minimum of six months’ previous experience in the operation of large mobile equipment (tandem), servicing and maintenance of similar equipment, and machines engaged in work in municipal streets settings.

More than one may be hired.

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

Please see the attached LOU regarding the Line Painting Season.

Hourly Rate

Hours & Days of Work
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (summer)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (winter)

Winter Shifts (from approximately November to May each year) 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
12 hour winter weekend standby shifts required. SOLID WASTE HOURS:
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Hours differ during painting season as per LOU Line Painting Season – Hours of Work (Apr/May/June 10 hour shifts 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Hours per Week

Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone (250) 828-3439, email or in person at 105 Seymour Street so we can better support you.

External job postings are open to everyone. We accept applications online; be sure to read the application instructions for each job you apply to.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements for each job you apply to and note that only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Education : Other trades certificate or diploma
Experience : 1 to less than 7 months
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Deadline: 15-01-2024

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