Operations Worker III

Operations Worker III
Snowfighter (Inventory)
Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Saint John District
Open Casual Expression of Interest
(On-Call)

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is seeking individuals to create an inventory for existing and future casual snowfighter opportunities in the Highway Maintenance crews within the Saint John District during winter operations. The Saint John District includes divisions in Havelock, Sussex, Kierstead Mountain, Springfield, Upham, Loch Lomond, Moss Glen, Woodman's Point, Musquash, Chamcook, Grand Manan, Deer Island, Campobello, St. George, Rollingdam and St. Stephen.

As a member of the winter maintenance crew, the successful candidates will be assigned to winter operations (November to April) and will be responsible to operate and maintain a one-person plow and will also perform other related winter tasks per procedures set by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of grade ten (10) and a minimum of three (3) years' experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid New Brunswick Class 3 driver's license with endorsement for air brakes is also required.

Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

Please attach a copy of your driver's license and a current Driver's Abstract (available from Service New Brunswick) with your application.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

ASSET QUALIFICATION: Preference may be given to candidates that are One-Person Plow certified. Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application the asset qualification in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

The following operational requirements are also required: working on weekends, shift work and/or variable hours.

Appointment to these positions will be restricted to local area residents.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidates will possess the following behavioural competencies: Teamwork and Cooperation, Flexibility and Effective Interactive Communication.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

SALARY: $20.30 per hour bi-weekly, based on a 40-hour work week.

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

We encourage applicants to apply by e-mail at District4.competitions@gnb.ca or by mail at the following address indicating "Open Casual Expression of Interest (On-Call)". This opportunity will be open until filled.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
District 04 - Saint John
50 Crown Street, Suite 105
Saint John, NB E2L 2X6

Telephone: (506) 643-7463 

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who are among the most qualified, will be given preference at the time of selection.

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