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Career Opportunities

Employment Opportunity 
Public Works Assistant 

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent (40 hrs per week)
Start Date:To be determined
Salary: As per Collective Agreement between the RM of West St. Paul and IUOE Local 987

Closing Date: Open until filled

Duties: 
Under the direction of the Public Works Manager and the Public Works Foreman, the Public Works Assistant will support the daily operation of the Municipality, ensuring quality services to residents, perform general and preventive maintenance on equipment and adhere to established municipal policies, procedures, safe work practices as well as Workplace Safety & Health Standards.

This position falls within the Collective Bargaining Unit of Local 987 and is subject to all terms and conditions of the collective agreement or subsequent amending Agreements.

Responsibilities:  
Support the daily operation of the Municipality by:
  • Assisting in road maintenance and repair,
  • Assisting with patching streets by placing, spreading and packing cold mix and crushed rock,
  • Assisting in road sign maintenance program,
  • Assisting with the installation and maintenance traffic control devices,
  • Assisting in summer weed / roadside mowing maintenance program,
  • Assisting in parks and recreation maintenance program,
  • Digging ditches, loading and unloading stone, gravel and other material,
  • Performing flagging duties for employee street crews,
  • Maintaining and repairing public facilities, buildings, grounds, streets, utilities, and related facilities,
  • Performing grounds maintenance duties around municipal buildings,
  • Participating in snow and ice removal by operating a skid steer loader with attachments or other snow removal equipment to remove snow from streets, highways, parking lots and similar areas as required,
  • Operate trucks equipped with road sanding and other similar apparatus,
  • Operate pickup truck, dump truck, grader, rubber tire loader, one-ton truck, skid steer loader with various attachments, all-purpose utility vehicle, steamers, grass cutting equipment and lawn mowers, chain saws, jack hammers, tampers, rollers, plate compactor, pumps, generators, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, and phone,
  • Provide reports as required,
  • Assisting by contacting residents and business owners in areas where services will be discontinued,
  • Assisting in routine inspections and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and referring defects or needed repairs to foreman,
  • Ensuring the proper maintenance of mobile and stationary equipment and tools by cleaning and checking items after use and follow preventative maintenance schedules,
  • Assisting the Utilities Department as required,
  • Assisting the Fire Department as required.
Ensure quality service to residents by:
  • Representing the Municipality by being professional respectful and courteous at all times,
  • Providing thorough, accurate information regarding Municipal work and procedures,
  • Identifying and resolving issues and concerns in a timely manner or reporting concerns to foreman/manager immediately.
Perform general and preventive maintenance on equipment by:
  • Cleaning, lubricating, checking levels (such as air, oil, water, and other),
  • Replenishing air/fluids as required, and as per manufacturers recommended standards, or Municipal procedures,
  • Maintaining accurate records of all repairs,
  • Identifying and locking out any unsafe, or potentially unsafe equipment immediately.
Adhere to established municipal policies, procedures, safe work practices as well as Workplace Safety & Health Standards and regulations by:
  • Working safely at all times,
  • Bringing to the immediate attention of the foreman or manager any safety concerns,
  • Participating with the Workplace Safety and Health Committee as required.
Special Requirements: 
  • Respond to emergency call back or call out as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
  • Knowledge in the safe use, operation and preventative maintenance of various equipment to which assigned,
  • Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety rules and regulations and preventative maintenance related to divisional equipment operation,
  • Skilled in the use of equipment to which assigned,
  • Physically capable of performing manual labour for extended periods of time; working outdoors in all weather conditions,
  • Working knowledge in the safe work procedures, Workplace Safety & Health regulations with the ability to adhere to RM practices and protocols, safe use, operation and preventative maintenance of various equipment to which assigned,
  • Strong interpersonal skills,
  • Demonstrated ability to:
  • understand and follow specific verbal instruction,
  • work under minimal supervision, and also work effectively in a team environment,
  • follow safety procedures and protocols,
  • attend work regularly, and punctually,
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with foreman, manager and colleagues,
  • respond to citizen/customer inquiries in a respectful manner.
Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a high school diploma/GED equivalent or a minimum two years job related experience,
  • Valid Province of Manitoba Driver’s – Minimum of Class (5) license,
  • Valid Province of Manitoba Class (3) license with air endorsement or able to obtain within 12 months,
  • Certification in the handling of chemical (WHMIS), or the ability to attain,
  • Able to take grader training,
  • Experience in a Public Works related field,
  • Proficient in the operation and maintenance of road maintenance equipment,
  • Experience operating and maintaining various types of equipment,
  • Experience in basic maintenance of equipment.
Working Condition and Physical Demands: 
  • Must be physically fit to complete ongoing manual labour duties,
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds from floor to waist, 50 pounds from waist to shoulder and 25 pounds overhead,
  • Work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, sitting and driving,
  • Working in temperatures exceeding 32 degrees C and below 0 degrees C,
  • Working in the presence of pollen and dust,
  • Working at depths of 25 feet (Confined area).
Applications should be marked "Application for Public Works Assistant”. References shall be required upon request. If you have any questions regarding the posting please contact Rick Friesen, Manager of Public Works at 204-334-0092.

Prior to commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification.

Apply to:
Lainie Shaw, CMMA
Municipal Legislative Officer
RM of West St. Paul
3550 Main Street
West St. Paul, MB R4A 5A3
Fax: 204-334-9362

The RM of West St. Paul wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.  

 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 
Bartender
Casual Position

Job Type: Casual – approximately 14 hours per week
Salary:$14.75 per hour
Closing Date: Until positions filled

Duties:
Reporting to the Supervisor the incumbent will be responsible for performing duties related to bartending and/or security for social events being held at the Sunova Centre generally on Friday and Saturday evenings from approximately 7:00pm to 2:00am but may include other evenings as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum Grade XII education and a minimum two years job related experience.
  • Must be the age of majority
  • Valid Province of Manitoba driver’s class (5) license
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal with the public
  • Ability to understand and apply written and oral instruction
  • Physically fit and mentally able to perform the required tasks
  • Professional appearance and attitude 
  • Customer service skills are required 
  • Cash handling experience 
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations 
  • Product knowledge 
  • Safe food handling may be required where applicable 
  • Serving It Right is an asset (or willing to acquire within 2 months of employment)
  • Courses in Bartending are an asset
  • National Occupational Certification as a Bartender is an asset
  • First aid is an asset 
Apply to:

Lainie Shaw, CMMA
Municipal Legislative Officer
RM of West St. Paul
3550 Main Street
West St. Paul, MB R4A 5A3
Fax: 204-334-9362

The RM of West St. Paul wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted. 

 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 
Security Personnel
Casual Position

Job Type: Casual – approximately 14 hours per week
Salary:$16.66 per hour
Closing Date: Until positions filled

Duties:
Reporting to the Supervisor the incumbent will be responsible for providing protection, safety and security for guests, employees and the physical property of the facility, for social events being held at the Sunova Centre generally on Friday and Saturday evenings from approximately 7:00pm to 2:00am but may include other evenings as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum Grade XII education and a minimum two years job related experience.
  • Valid Province of Manitoba driver’s class (5) license
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal with the public.
  • Ability to understand and apply written and oral instruction.
  • Physically fit and mentally able to perform the required tasks
  • Basic Security Training (BST) certification is required in this position 
  • Advanced Security Training (AST) is considered an asset 
  • 3 – 5 years previous experience in security field is considered an asset 
  • Knowledge of Criminal Code and municipal by-laws; Valid Level 2 or 3 Occupational First Aid Certificate 
  • Able to demonstrate excellent Interpersonal skills, Conflict resolution skills and Observational skills 
  • Possesses sound decision-making abilities; Research and investigative skills 
  • Physically capable to perform the tasks of the position 
  • Knowledge of Sunova Centre policies and procedures
Apply to:

Lainie Shaw, CMMA
Municipal Legislative Officer
RM of West St. Paul
3550 Main Street
West St. Paul, MB R4A 5A3
Fax: 204-334-9362

The RM of West St. Paul wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.