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Seasonal Labourer - Transportation Services (up to 8 months)

Job Details
Open Date Oct 15 2020 - 10:40:00 AM Close Date Oct 30 2020 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Seasonal Labourer - Transportation Services (up to 8 months) Posting Type Temporary Full Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Seasonal Labourer
Department Group Transportation Services Hours per Week 40 hours per week
Department Integrated Planning & Public Works Openings 1
Education High School Diploma Experience 1 - 3 years
Competition Seasonal
Salary Range $23.36/hour
Union Position No


Position Description:

The City of Waterloo has seasonal labourer positions available in the Transportation Services division commencing immediately. Shift work may be required based upon operational requirements, including evenings, weekends and holidays.



  • Ensure safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment and vehicles

  • Perform daily circle checks on vehicles and equipment

  • Maintain a safe work environment by taking necessary precautions and applying safety procedures in accordance with health and safety legislation and City of Waterloo policies

  • Communicate and co-operate effectively with others, respecting the values of the corporation, both internally and externally


    Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 diploma

  • 1-3 years of experience in a related field involving manual physical labour and operation of power tools, vehicles and equipment

  • Previous experience working with asphalt, leaf collection, landscape construction, traffic and line painting crews and winter control operations is preferred

  • Experience in road construction environment and municipal underground infrastructure is preferred

  • Truck and loader experience is preferred

  • Capable of performing the physical demands of the position, including lifting and kneeling on a regular basis

  • Willing and able to work in an outdoor environment and actively participate in daily activities in various weather conditions

  • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and demonstrate leadership skills

  • Motivated, hardworking and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Available and willing to work day, evening and weekend shifts where required

  • Valid Class ‘DZ’ driver's license with a safe driving record is required

  • Offers of employment will be conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory driver’s abstract check, police criminal and judicial matters check and any relevant documentation and upon attendance at all required training and orientation session


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    The City of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.