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  • Works Department Operator

    Southampton, ON, Canada
    By Saugeen First Nation #29
    Posted Date:
    Application Deadline Date: September 29, 2022
    Wage: $21.55 per hour

Job Description



The Works Department Operator is responsible for ensuring safety procedures and inspections comply with applicable legislation and are performed for all trucks and heavy machinery. They will also have the knowledge and experience to operate heavy equipment machinery.




  • Ensure trucks and heavy equipment machinery are inspected daily as required
  • Transport heavy equipment machinery with tractor & trailer
  • Drive snowplow during winter season
  • Perform road construction and maintenance
  • Transport materials and supplies to Works Department and job sites
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operating, carriage of goods, weights and dimensions, safely and securely, while maintaining an up-to-date driver’s log book
  • Assess breakdowns, i.e. flat tires and problem solve
  • Pre-trip & post-trip inspections of equipment daily
  • Communicate via CB radio to supervisor
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor





Education and Experience:


  • Grade 12 or G.E.D.
  • Experience operating heavy equipment machinery


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:



  • Punctual, reliable and able to work with minimal supervision


Designations, Licences & Requirements:


  • Maintain a DZ driver’s license or working towards
  • Clean driver’s abstract
  • First Aid/CPR Certificate or willing to train
  • WHMIS Certificate or willing to train





  1. Physical Demands – Long periods of standing, sitting, crouching and/or bending will be involved throughout the course of work.   
  2. Environment – Periods of exposure to outside encountering adverse weather conditions, safety hazards and temperature extremes.     
  3. Mental Effort – Stress levels may be low to medium as situations may arise when dealing with the public.     
  4. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work – The hours of work may include evenings, weekends and stat holidays     


    DEADLINE DATE: Thursday, September 29th, 2022 @ 4:00 p.m.
(*No Late Applications Accepted*)

Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview

Qualified Saugeen First Nation members will be given priority

Successful candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check


Submit cover letter, resume and 3 current references to:

At Office: Human Resources Dept, (519) 797-1224, Extension 1110
By E-Mail: tina.jacobs@saugeen.org

By Mail: HR Dept, 6 Cameron Drive, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0




How to Apply

By Email: tina.jacobs@saugeen.org

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