As a Winter Supervisor, you must have successfully supervised a team to achieve operational requirements by gaining their trust and respect. If you’ve done that before, then this win supervisor, maintenance job is yours. APPLY NOW! Salary Range: $2,083.00 – $2,149.00 Bi-Weekly
Earn $2,149 Bi-Weekly as a Winter Supervisor, Maintenance – APPLY NOW!
Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal
Winter Supervisor, Maintenance (3 positions), Seasonal, BIBLE HILL
Competition # 20839
Maintaining our provincial infrastructure is no small job.
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal supports Nova Scotia’s 23,000 kilometers of roads and highways and 4,100 bridges. During the winter season, our Highway Operations Division operates 24/7; managing various programs and activities throughout our province, including snow and ice control services.
This is your opportunity to support and ensure safe road network conditions throughout your assigned area.
About Our Opportunity
As the Winter Supervisor of Maintenance, you are responsible for the snow and ice control program. We rely on your expert planning and organizational skills in the effective use of equipment and resources.
You provide direction, technical support, and daily supervision, all the while monitoring and maintaining department levels of service. You will assist in the planning and coordination of routes, staffing, equipment assignments and repair, and oversee work on job sites.
You ensure stocks of road salt and traction sand are replenished daily. In addition, you conduct preliminary site investigations, prepare cost estimates, and inspect maintenance contracts.
You are solutions and client orientated; providing excellent service to the public and stakeholders.
The successful applicant will meet one of the following requirements:
- High School and 4 years of related experience (2 of the 4 years must be in snow and ice control services);
- A Civil Engineering Technology Diploma plus 2 years of experience in snow and ice control services; or
- An acceptable equivalent of education, training, and experience.
You have successfully supervised a team to achieve operational requirements by gaining their trust and respect. This aligns with your background in promoting a safe, healthy and engaged work culture.
Consistently, you will respond to public inquiries while maintaining a professional and courteous disposition and holding a high standard for client and customer service. Professional communication skills, both oral and written, are critical in this role.
Experience in a unionized environment and working with time reporting systems and/or work order generation would be considered assets.
As a multi-tasker, you effectively problem solve and make sound decisions in fast-paced environments with competing priorities.
There are 3 positions available.
These opportunities are for 17-week positions, with an anticipated end date of March 28, 2020. These positions are subject to shift work and frequent travel. You will regularly work in excess of scheduled hours and on weekends, often during extreme winter weather conditions. You may be required to be on 24-hour call during snow and ice control season.
Pay Grade: MOS 18
Salary Range: $2,083.00 – $2,149.00 Bi-Weekly
This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU).
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.
Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.