Operations Worker II – Automotive (Fleet and Manufacturing Services)
Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh, Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, BC’s Top Employers, and Canada’s Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose & Function
The Fleet & Manufacturing Services supports the City of Vancouver in being a service provider in all aspects of Fleet Management. This is a semi-skilled shift work performed on a variety of City Fleet including Equipment.
Fleet & Manufacturing Services has four locations Manitoba Yard, National Yard, Evans Yard, and Burns Bog (located in Delta).
The regular work schedule for this position is Monday to Friday from 3:10 pm to 12:34 am. The successful candidate may be required to adjust shifts as operationally required.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Operations Worker II performs servicing, minor repairs, and fueling either in the shop or in the field as instructed. Other duties include, ferrying of vehicles, cleaning of the shop, inside and outside, vehicles, equipment, and car wash as directed and all other related duties.
This position will be responsible to maintain Equipment Services’ electronic fleet management system, currently CCG and/or other computer software deemed relevant to fleet maintenance as required. After initial instructions, oral or written, from the supervisor, this work is then performed in accordance with prescribed schedules and subject to a quality review and conformance to established standards.
Education and Experience:
- Up to completion of high school and some work experience.
- Completion of a recognized pre-apprenticeship training course in the preferred trade of heavy-duty mechanic and/or other related mechanical experience would be an asset.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Sound knowledge of standard practices, methods, the tools, material and equipment used in the vehicle maintenance and servicing.
- Knowledge of safe work procedures.
- Some knowledge of the hazards and proper safety aspects of the vehicle maintenance and servicing
- Some knowledge of the functions of the branch concerned and the established practices in vehicle maintenance and servicing.
- Ability to exercise some independence of judgment and action in the routine or simple aspects of the work.
- Ability to courteously answer questions and deal with the public.
- Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform heavy physical labour.
- Ability to lift, push and pull heavy objects.
- Ability to walk or stand continuously with frequent bending or twisting.
- Ability to work close to moving machinery and in high traffic areas.
- Ability to work on ladders, elevated areas and/or confined spaces.
- Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, and on uneven surfaces
- Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment variety of tools and equipment.
Driver’s License and Record Checks:
- A current and valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a Satisfactory National Safety Code driving record are required.
A current and valid Class 1 or Class 3 BC Driver’s License with Air Brakes and a Satisfactory National Safety Code driving record an asset.
- 5 years’ accumulation of no more than 9 points, not in excess of 3 points per single year
- 3 years accumulation of no more than 1 preventable work related driving or equipment operating accident in any single year
- Employees who do not demonstrate a satisfactory driving record will have their application reviewed in more detail
Candidates must attach the following to be considered:
- Commercial Driving Records Abstract (N Print) for the past 5 years
- Insurance and Claims History for the past 5 years
Business Unit/Department: Engineering Services (1300)
Affiliation: CUPE 1004 N/Pks
Employment Type: Auxiliary
Position Start Date: March, 2021
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-310: $28.67 per hour
Number of Positions: 4
Application Close: January 21, 2020
At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
To be considered for this exciting and impactful career opportunity with a generous benefits package, please apply on our careers site.
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