Driver Labourer, Fleet

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Job Title: Driver Labourer, Fleet
Job Number:  J0219-0095
Job Code:  09A033
Job Category:  Driver
Department:  Transportation & Public Works
Bargaining Unit:  CUPE
Job Type:  Part Time
Employment Type:  Replacement
Number of Positions:  0
Hours of Work:  0 to 24 hrs/wk
Probationary Rate:  20.15
Salary:  $23.34 - $28.74/Hour
Date Posted:  February 5, 2019
Closing Date:  February 15, 2019

Opening Statement

Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

Position Summary

Responsible for the inspection and maintenance of City of Kingston Transit buses

Replace or replenish fuel, oil, grease and water in transit buses

Clean the inside and outside of transit buses

Change light bulbs and windshield wipers

Start engines using booster if required and clean parts

Assist mechanical staff when required

Use safe work practices at all times as per the Occupational Health & Safety Act and City policies

Maintain daily work order forms, time sheets and fuel dip records both manually and electronically

Work in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any deficiencies or unsafe situations and conditions to the Supervisor

General housekeeping and maintenance of transit premises

Sweep floors, including bays and parts room nightly

Wipe down benches, air hoses and light cords nightly

Empty garbage nightly

Empty steel bin weekly

Monitor and maintain fluid levels in 205 litre and 60 litre containers nightly

Clear snow away from man doors and garage doors as required

Drive vehicles in and out of shop as required by the mechanic

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

High School (Grade 12) diploma or equivalent

Possess and maintain a valid DZ License, with a satisfactory driver’s abstract

Two (2) years’ experience working with Fleet vehicles (i.e. buses, dump trucks, plow equipment, refuse vehicles or loaders/excavators)

Must meet the requirements of “Competent Person” as defined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act

All shortlisted candidates must pass the written and pre-trip tests to move onto the interview stage

Must demonstrate corporate competencies of Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity and Teamwork

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude toward machinery in general

Must be willing to work any and/or all shifts as required

Ability to interact with the public in a polite manner

Basic understanding of computer software is preferred

Ability to operate equipment and machinery in a safe and efficient manner

Ability to work in a team environment and use effective communication skills both verbal and written

Work with limited supervision

Ability to work outside in inclement weather conditions and perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner

Thorough knowledge and the ability to operate equipment and machinery in a safe and efficient manner

Able to perform the essential duties of the job

Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, at candidate’s own expense

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: Your resumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement. If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at, quoting the Job Number and the Job Title. If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) the applicant’s name, contact information, resume and other documents submitted, etc., is collected and will be used in accordance with MFIPPA and all other relevant privacy legislation. The personal information submitted by applicants is collected through a website hosted by Njoyn on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Kingston (the “City”) and will be used by City staff to maintain a inventory of potential candidates and for use in considering applicants for an identified employment opportunity. Questions regarding the collection, used, disclosure, and disposal of the personal information collected shall be directed to:

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