Muskoka Lakes Seasonal $23.56/hr

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Foreman, the Roads Labourer performs the traffic control duties of road construction sites and other support duties related to the maintenance and construction of the Municipal road system.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Work as a traffic control person (flagger) on road construction sites by directing vehicles, and placing barricades, signboards, and traffic cones.

2. Follow the safety plan the Foreman developed and ensure awareness and understanding of daily hazards.

3. Maintain excellent communication on the job site, using signs, signals, and radios, to ensure the goals of the safety plan are met.

4. Speak with members of the public as needed.

5. Assist with patching and filling of hard top surfacing, using a shovel and rake.

6. Assist with repairing, replacing, or installing road signs.

7. Operate small equipment and hand tools such as air compressors and attachments, grinders, portable generators, and similar equipment.

8. Perform road and equipment operations and maintenance

9. Accurately record daily work activities using a standard form.

10. Participate in corporate training initiatives and information sessions.

11. Complete other related tasks.

Education, Experience and Qualifications

1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.

2. Ontario Traffic Council (OTC) Book 7 training, or willing to obtain.

3. Standard First Aid and CPR Certification, or willing to obtain

4. Valid Ontario G license.

5. 3-5 years’ road construction and/or maintenance experience.

6. Excellent understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.

7. Ability to effectively interact, consult, and communicate with employees and members of the public.

Start date
Muskoka Lakes
Muskoka Lakes Full Time Union $32.68/hour

Opportunity Under the supervision and support of the Fleet Foreman, with one other Mechanic, this position would aid in the critical winter operations of the Township. This is a temporary full time position for 6 months with the possibility to extend and become full time.


• Under the direction of the Fleet Foreman perform annual safety inspections of all municipal vehicles as per MTO guidelines. • Keep precise records of all repairs and/or maintenance and adhere to a preventative maintenance service schedule.

• Advises the Fleet Foreman immediately of any vehicles that are not roadworthy or dangerous to operate.

• Inspect, test, repair and maintain all automotive mechanical and off road construction equipment operated by the Municipality including fire equipment.

• Ensures a work order for each vehicle entering the garage for repairs or maintenance is complete.

• Ensures that all parts or materials removed from stock are recorded and charged to the appropriate equipment.

• Maintains the garage, stockroom and Township owned tools in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.

• With the approval of the Fleet Foreman orders parts and makes the necessary arrangements for their delivery.

• Maintains the fleet's physical appearance as directed by the Fleet Foreman.

• Performs other similar and related duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.

• Truck and Coach Technician (310 T) license required

• Must possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class D driver’s license, with a Z endorsement.

• 5 years experience on the repair of diesel powered equipment

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