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Equipment Operator I

Job Type: 
Maintenance / Trades
Organization: 
Town of Westlock
Job Description : 

The Town is seeking an energetic, dynamic individual for the position of Equipment Operator I. The successful candidate will be strongly devoted to public service, be team orientated, innovative and result driven. This person will be part of a great team performing various assigned duties in relation to the operations and maintenance of the Town of Westlock Operations Department.

You will be working in a vibrant community of 5,100 just 85 kilometres north of Edmonton. We have all the amenities and more. Living in Westlock you can experience live arts, concerts, all sports or belong to one of the multiple community organizations. Town amenities include the new Rotary Spirit Centre multi-plex, the Aquatic Centre, skateboard park, ball diamonds, parks and playgrounds. The Town’s strong business sector provides all the services and shopping you will need. Your co-workers are focused on providing great public service and having fun while doing so.

As a key player in our team you will have the following qualifications:

  • general maintenance experience for municipal roads, water, storm and sanitary sewer infrastructure systems;
  • demonstrated proficiency in the operation of general heavy equipment;
  • valid Alberta Class 5 operator’s permit; air brakes endorsement would be an asset;
  • SFA, CPR, WHIMS and TDG certification would be an asset; and
  • minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent.

Drivers abstract and Criminal records check will be required at interview.

The Town of Westlock offers a competitive salary and excellent employee benefit program including LAPP pension.  Successful candidates must become a member of CUPE Local 3047.  Hours of employment are 0730 to 1630 hours, Monday to Friday.

To view the complete job description or to find out more about us, please view our website at www.westlock.ca

Closing Date: 
May 31, 2019
Application Return: 

Please submit your resume with three references in confidence to:

Town of Westlock
10003-106 Street
Westlock, Alberta T7P 2K3

Phone:  780.349-4444
Fax: 780.349.4436

Email:  employment@westlock.ca

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The Town of Westlock thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.