Public Works Seasonal Operators

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Job Details

Directly responsible to the Working Foreman and Public Works Supervisors, the operators will carry out duties which include but are not restricted to, operation of one-man sanitation trucks, sidewalk, curb and gutter construction or restoration and park maintenance.  


We require individuals who have completed an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent. Candidates must have a minimum of one year previous driving, labour and construction experience. Candidates must also have the ability to perform the physical demands of the position which include but are not limited to lifting up to a maximum of 50 lbs repetitively, climbing, standing and sitting. Operate straight frame, dual axle dump truck, and other heavy equipment as required. This position does require a valid Ontario Class “D” driver’s license with “Z” Endorsement (Air Brake) and have the ability to obtain a valid City Driving Permit. Experience and knowledge of proper work procedures including: familiarity with the requirements under the Occupational Health & Safety Act; WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Material Information System) and good communication skills. Training and experience in Traffic Control Book 7.

Candidates must be prepared to provide a clear driver’s abstract and a satisfactory current Police Criminal Record Check from a Canadian Police Information Centre.



Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit an online application with a cover letter and resume in a Word or PDF format no later than 12 noon on Friday, January 22, 2021. Applications will be accepted exclusively through our online process on our website at

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

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