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Heavy Equipment Operator

Public Works the Town of Parry Sound

Public Works
Main Office: 705.746.2101
Fax: 705.746.7461 52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound, ON
Job Posting: Heavy Equipment Operator
Competition Number: 210017
Located amidst the 30,000 islands of Georgian Bay and a 2.5-hour drive north of Toronto,
the Town of Parry Sound offers an exceptional quality of life. Join our team in the Heavy
Equipment Operator position, an important member of the Public Works department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reports to and works under the direction of the Reports to and works under the
direction of the Operations Centre Foreman under the supervision of the Manager of
Operations. The Heavy Equipment Operator provides a variety of operational,
construction and maintenance services to the Corporation’s storm systems, roads,
sidewalks, traffic control systems, adjacent public properties, and facilities.
Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills:
1. Completion of Grade 12.
2. A minimum of one year experience in roads construction, maintenance, or other
related discipline.
3. Valid “DZ” license.
4. Ability to operate a variety of heavy and light equipment, hand, and power tools
in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.
5. Mechanical skills, construction skills, knowledge of equipment and its capability;
ability to identify operating problems.
6. Must be able to work in confined spaces and perform repetitive heavy lifting and
turning; some of the duties require the incumbent to be able to fulfill the physical
needs of the job.
7. Initiative and judgment; public profile requires good communication and public
relations skills.
8. Satisfies competent person criteria of OHSA.
9. Willingness to complete course upgrading and certification as may be necessary
to meet changing legislative requirements for position responsibilities.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.
Public Works
Main Office: 705.746.2101
Fax: 705.746.7461 52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound, ON
This is a full-time permanent unionized job with a 2021 starting wage at $25.62/hour
and a 40-hour work week. Subject to a successful 5-month probationary period, the
wage rises to $28.16 at 100% job rate.
The Town of Parry Sound is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive,
barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Accommodation will be provided in all
parts of the hiring process as required under the Town of Parry Sound Recruitment Policy.
If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Application Process:
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume in the following ways:
Email: In one document your resume and cover letter, under the subject line “[your
name – Heavy Equipment Operator Application” to: Alicia Lesperance,
Human Resources Coordinator at
Mail or Drop-Off: Attention Human Resources
52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. If this job is posted, it is still open.
We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact those applicants selected for an
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment
purposes only.

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