Public Works Maintenance Person Position Available

By February 1, 2024job-posting

Public Works Maintenance Person – Roads 1

(Full Time)

The Town of Wasaga Beach is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individuals to perform the duties and responsibilities of “Roads 1”, Public Works Maintenance Person.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Public Works Foremen, this individual will complement the Public Works staff in the maintenance and construction of the municipal roads and right-of-ways. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Grass mowing and tree trimming;
  • Asphalt patching (cold and hot);
  • Shoulder maintenance and washouts;
  • Traffic control, including installation of traffic signs and devices;
  • Sidewalk and curb maintenance;
  • Garbage and recycling collection;
  • Maintenance of storm sewer and drainage facilities;
  • Construction maintenance projects;
  • Winter maintenance activities, including snow plowing, sanding/salting, sidewalk and hydrant snow clearing.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • OSSD or equivalent combination of education;
  • Demonstrated experience in roads maintenance and construction activities, including snow plow operations. Pipe laying and concrete forming / finishing, considered an asset;
  • Possess a valid Class DZ Driver’s License in good standing and able to provide a current, acceptable driver’s abstract;
  • Knowledge and experience in the safe operation of light and heavy duty vehicles, servicing and road construction techniques and truck safety;
  • Be physically able to perform the physical requirements of the position with the ability of heavy lifting and withstand extreme weather conditions;
  • Demonstrated skill in using hand tools and in operating of machines and equipment (ie. mowers, compactors, chainsaws, etc.) commonly used in Public Works;
  • Knowledge and understanding of, and ability to apply, relevant safety policies, standards and legislation (Ontario OHSA, WHMIS, OTM Book 7, etc.);
  • Ability to provide an acceptable criminal records check upon hire;
  • Valid Emergency First Aid and CPR certificates considered an asset;
  • Ability to work with and contribute positively to a service oriented team with good communication skills;
  • Ability to Work Winter Operations Shift Times (5:00 am – 1:30 pm OR 1:30 pm – 10:00 pm);
  • Ability to work overtime for road construction, maintenance and snow removal operations as may be required;
  • Applicants are advised that written, oral and practical testing may form part of the selection process.

 Hourly rate: $29.01, per Schedule ‘A’ of the Collective Agreement

Note:  Article 11.05 “Trial Period” and Schedule “A” will be adhered to.

Qualified individuals should apply at by 4:00 p.m. on February 22, 2024.


The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment.  Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process, upon request.  Please advise the Town of Wasaga Beach Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.  We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.