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TIRE PERSON/UTILITY WORKER


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The Transit Department is looking for a team-oriented individual to join their maintenance team as a Permanent Full-Time Tire Person/Utility Worker. This position will be responsible for checking and maintaining tire inventories; proper tire condition and tread depths; dismounting and mounting tires on one piece aluminum and steel disc wheels; and reporting irregularities. This position is also responsible for general building and grounds maintenance and may also be required to relieve Service Technicians in their absence.

The key accountabilities for this position include:
  • Contacting the tire supplier on a weekly basis for pick-ups and delivery;
  • Steam cleaning wheels as needed;
  • Pickup up and delivering parts from suppliers;
  • Performing major interior cleaning of buses when required;
  • Pre-tripping buses and performing bus changes as required;
  • Checking fluids, fueling vehicles, and washing service-support vehicles weekly;
  • Assisting mechanics as necessary;
  • Performing yard maintenance (pressure cleaning, sweeping, etc);
  • Securing service vehicles and buildings by setting TYCO alarms and securing perimeter gates;
  • Servicing buses, as operationally required;
  • Performing building maintenance (minor plumbing/electrical related repairs and housekeeping)
  •  General duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have completed a recognized Wheel Installers Course with Certificate; at least two years’ experience in fleet tire and wheel removal and repair; ability to operate a forklift in a safe and efficient manner knowledge of and ability to use a high speed balancer; a valid BC Class 2 Drivers Licence with Air Brake Endorsement; Grade 12 High School Diploma; and knowledge of operations within a fleet department. Trades training or certification in a related field will be considered an asset.

The successful candidate is required to supply an acceptable Police Information Check at their own expense. All District employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

Position Status:
ATU Local 134 (Union) – Permanent Full-time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$39.63 per hour

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on February 7, 2023

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply through the Career Portal; we are no longer accepting resumes via email or hard copy.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: January 25, 2023, 11:07 am
Expires: February 7, 2023, 11:59 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $39.63 Hour