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Tow Truck Operator / Meter Maintenance Worker

The City of New Westminster has earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery and outstanding employee relations. We offer our employees great work-life balance; competitive salaries and benefit plans (including pension); education and training opportunities; and challenging and rewarding work.
DEPARTMENT: Engineering Operations
STATUS: Full Time
UNION:CUPE, Local 387
HOURS OF WORK: Tuesday to Saturday, Midnight to 8:30 am.
SALARY: $28.77 per hour + benefits

Engineering Operations 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.
If the following characteristics and skills describe you, we want to meet you!
  • You have a positive, energetic “can-do” approach to work.
  • You have completed Grade 12 (or equivalent), with considerable experience and knowledge in the operation of a tow truck and related equipment.
  • It would be a bonus if you have previous experience in construction and maintenance work.
  • You have sound knowledge of the rules of safe operation and precautions necessary to avoid accidents and to increase efficiency when operating such equipment.
  • You have the ability to recover damaged vehicles involved in motor vehicle accidents and to recover vehicles from off highway locations.
  • You have the ability to deal effectively with internal and external contacts.
  • You have the ability to perform record keeping duties, data entry, and receive and deposit cash receipts.
  • You have the ability to perform effective pre and post trip inspections and to perform minor automotive and equipment maintenance tasks.
  • You have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • You have the physical strength and stamina to perform job duties and the willingness to work outdoors in any and all weather conditions.
  • You have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
  • You have the ability to pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.
Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #18-108, by August 24, 2018 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
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

The City of New Westminster is committed to employment equity.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance,Equipment Operator/Maintenance
Posted: August 9, 2018, 3:04 pm
Expires: August 24, 2018, 4:30 pm