Operations Worker II

Fredericton, NB | Miramichi, NB

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Operations Worker II

Two (2) Seasonal positions


Operations Branch
Striping Operations

Fredericton or Miramichi

Who we are?

The work we do has a positive impact on our communities and helps improve the everyday lives of New Brunswickers. Together, we are over 45,000 New Brunswickers who are passionate problem-solvers, who make a difference and are proud to call New Brunswick home.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure's mission is to contribute to New Brunswick's economy and quality of life by providing and supporting sustainable infrastructure that allows for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and government services to the public. Not only is the department responsible for managing over 18,000 kilometers of provincial highways, it also manages the planning, design and construction of hospitals, schools and other government buildings.

What will you do?

As an Operations Worker II with the Striping Operations Team you will work under the direction of a Highway Striping Supervisor and be responsible for:

  • safe and efficient operation and maintenance of portable paint equipment and/or paint removing equipment to apply or remove pavement markings.
  • Various other pavement marking related tasks, including traffic control, sign set-up/removal, pre-marking.

Work environment

  • Office location: primary reporting offices are located in Fredericton and Miramichi, typically travelling throughout the province away from the reporting offices the majority of the striping season.
  • Standard hours of work: Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:30, typically with extended hours throughout the majority of the striping season.
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment.

Who are you?

Key Behavioural Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Results Orientation
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Teamwork and Cooperation

Essential qualifications

  • Completion of grade ten (10) and have at lease one (1) year experience in highway or construction related work.
  • Possession of a valid New Brunswick, Class 3 driver's license with endorsement for air brakes is also required.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

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

  • Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.
  • Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. 
  • Please ensure that your preferred language of assessment is identified in your résumé.

PLEASE NOTE: As of September 7, 2021, any candidate not currently employed in the New Brunswick Public Service will need to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (or a valid medical certificate exempting them from the vaccine) in order to receive a job offer.

Asset Qualifications

  • Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate experience working with the application of pavement markings and related equipment.

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application the asset qualification in addition to the essential qualification in order to be given further consideration.

Operational requirements

The following operational requirements are also required:

  • Extensive travel throughout the province on a regular basis.
  • Working extended hours on a regular basis.
  • Possibility of a condensed work week.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure offers:

  • Meaningful work and the opportunity to support New Brunswickers in times of need.
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes paid vacation, Health and Dental Plan, Life Insurance and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan.
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services.

SALARY: Operations Worker II: $19.40 per hour.

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.

How to apply?

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to dti.competitions@gnb.ca or by mail at the following address by September 21, 2021 indicating competition number 2021-D30-03. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Human Resources Branch
P. O. Box 6000, Fredericton NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-3939

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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