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Tow Truck Operator


DEPARTMENT: Engineering Operations
STATUS: Auxiliary
NO. OF POSITIONS: One
UNION: CUPE, Local 387
HOURS OF WORK: See Below *
SALARY:  $29.64/hour (2017 rates) $30.23/hour (2018 rates) + 12% in lieu of all benefits & vacation

 
The City of New Westminster is seeking a hardworking, reliable and customer service focused individual to safely and efficiently operate and maintain a variety of City tow trucks. Your responsibilities include operating a tow truck to move vehicles from accident sites, illegally parked locations, and other sites; assisting and responding to vehicle owners reclaiming vehicles from storage facilities; responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance; replacing signage and remove debris; performing labour duties with various city crews; parking meter maintenance; entering computer data, collecting fees, and preparing records and reports.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Completion of Grade 12 (or equivalent), with considerable experience and knowledge in the operation of a tow truck and related equipment.
  • Previous experience in construction and maintenance work would be considered an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of the rules of safe operation and precautions necessary to avoid accidents and to increase efficiency when operating such equipment.
  • Ability to recover damaged vehicles involved in motor vehicle accidents and to recover vehicles from off highway locations.
  • Ability to deal effectively with internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to perform record keeping duties, data entry, and receive and deposit cash receipts.
  • Ability to perform effective pre and post trip inspections and to perform minor automotive and equipment maintenance tasks.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Physical strength and stamina to perform job duties.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in any and all weather conditions.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with clean driving record.
  • Ability to pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.

*Shifts will be scheduled as operationally required. The successful candidate will be available for a variety of shifts scheduled for up to 12 hours in length, on days, nights and weekends.

Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #17-153, by November 24, 2017 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604)527-4619 or e-mail to hr@newwestcity.ca.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The City of New Westminster is committed to employment equity.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

www.newwestcity.ca


Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parking/Towing Services,Traffic Services
Posted: November 10, 2017, 2:52 pm
Expires: November 24, 2017, 4:30 pm