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Transport Assistant

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$30.52 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits (2021 Rates)


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Last Updated:
8/30/22 3:32 PM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Interested in using your mechanical know-how to help the Burnaby RCMP? We’re looking for dedicated individuals with skills in car maintenance and repair to join our team as Transport Assistants. You’re a Jack or Jill of all trades who’s enthusiastic and knowledgeable about cars and how they work. You can identify mechanical issues and report them clearly to members of the RCMP. As our team will rely on your advice, you should be honest with a strong sense of integrity. Your responsibilities include operating automobiles, vans, and police radios; checking servicing and repair work of RCMP vehicles; determining the general nature of mechanical problems; performing minor repair tasks; maintaining positive working relationships with internal and external contacts; following verbal and written instructions; and maintaining simple files and records. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation, preferably including or supplemented by courses related to the work plus sound experience in operating passenger vehicles and some experience in automotive repair or service work, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You know the rules of safely operating and the precautions necessary to avoid accidents in driving passenger vehicles. You have sound knowledge of district streets and traffic routes, as well as the RCMP’s policies, practices and procedures related to your work. You understand how combustion engines and automotive equipment works, can operate vehicle and police radios, and can check servicing and repair work to ensure the work has been completed properly. You also understand how to use and care for tools and equipment used in your work. Class 5 Valid BC Driver’s license required. You must obtain and maintain an Enhanced RCMP Security Clearance as a condition of employment.

If you want to contribute to your community using your mechanical knowledge and skills, apply today! This competition will remain open until filled – first consideration given to those who apply by April 1, 2022.

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.  

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.  

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Police Services, Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance, Fleet & Driver Services/Management
Posted: November 3, 2022, 10:42 am
Expires: April 1, 2023, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $30.52 Hour