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Mississauga #8 First Nation

Public Works Technician

Mississaugi First Nation
POSTED: 10 months ago
Mississauga First Nation
ES Job ID:
Closing Date:
September 19, 2023
Full Time
Job Description:
Position: Public Works Technician
Accountability: Infrastructure Director
Salary: $46,303 - 52,618
Employment Status: Full-Time (Term)
Hours of Work: 34.5 per week
Preferences: MFN Band Members
Circulation Level: Level 1

The Public Works Technician will perform the following duties:
- Brush ditches along roads to maintain clear right of way.
- Clear and sand roads during winter or ice conditions.
- Maintain road systems through filling of potholes, grading roads, installing, and changing culverts and maintaining shoulders.
- Maintain community signs and signage.
- Safely operate heavy equipment to maintain roads and water systems.
- Prepare lots for new housing construction when required.
- Prepare cemetery lots for burials through removal and replacement of fill.
- Remove and replace fill for septic systems when required; and,
- Maintain heavy equipment and ensure repairs and service is conducted.
- Participates in the manual labour associated with the operation, maintenance, repair, and construction of the roadway system, including roadway; shoulder and sidewalk operation; maintenance; and construction of housing, band administration buildings, outbuildings, and community facilities; including cemetery maintenance, public parks; landscape; vegetation control and litter control.
- Participates in the manual labour associated with the operation, maintenance, repair, and construction of the water system, including manual digging.
- Conduct weekly collection of household sanitation and recycling.
- Remove and/or dispose of nuisance bears or other wildlife.
- Prepare boxes for burials and assist with preparation of burial sites.
- Performs other duties as assigned which are unplanned and of a transient nature and are consistent with the above job summary and duties.

Required Skills:
The Public Works Technician will possess the following qualifications, skills, experiences, and attributes:
- Minimum Grade 12 Secondary Diploma or equivalent; and,
- Three (3) years' experience with building or landscape maintenance, construction, or as a general labourer.
- Ontario Class G (G1 and G2 not acceptable) in good standing.
- Ontario Class DZ in good standing.
- Standard First Aid and CPR/AED.
- Radiotelephone Operator Certificate (an asset); and,
- Book 7 Traffic Control Training (an asset).
- Must be able to work flexible hours, on-call and shift work, including weekends and holidays.
- Ability to work in a team or individually, to make decisions, and problem solving.
How to Apply:
Customize your cover letter and resume to the duties, experience, expectations, and qualification listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us in your application during screening. Successful candidates who receive interviews must provide copies of their education qualifications and certifications at the time of interview. Please note that all interviews will be in person. If you are interested in applying you may submit your covering letter, resume and three (3) work related
references to:

Mississauga First Nation Attention: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 1299 Blind River, Ontario P0R1B0
EMAIL: [email protected] FAX: 705-356-1740
Deadline: September 19, 2023
Thank you to all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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