Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator

The City of Kenora is hiring a Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check the details below!


The Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator will gain experience across multiple departments including but not limited to our Roads, Environmental Services, Parks, and Sewer & Water crews in their various disciplines at different times throughout the year.

Employer Name: City of Kenora
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 3X2
Application Deadline: February 9, 2023
Hours of Work: Various shifts in accordance with Collective Agreement. This position will be subject to lay off/recall from the various departments at different times throughout the year.
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: $28.90/hr- Benefits in accordance with Collective Agreement

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the general repair and maintenance of City roadways, operating Heavy Equipment at the Transfer Station and Landfill Site, overnight snow removal during the winter season, and/or assisting with Sewer & Water digs. The individual will perform a variety of work including hauling, grading, paving, snow plowing, sweeping, and other duties as assigned. The individual will operate a variety of equipment in a safe and responsible manner including the completion of all pre-operational equipment checks.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess and maintain a valid ‘DZ’ Class Ontario Driver’s License. Valid ‘AZ’ license considered an asset
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ previous work experience directly related to heavy duty equipment operation and maintenance would be an asset
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Previous municipal experience an asset
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time, with no restrictions
  • Considerable knowledge of heavy-equipment operating principles; working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to drive and operate a variety of heavy equipment under varying conditions
  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations specifically concerning the requirements for job hazard analysis and the development of and training on safe work procedures
  • Ability to get along well with others including supervisors, coworkers, members of the public and other partners in service
  • Must be able to be available for overtime and call-ins
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, and current resume to;


Human Resources | City of Kenora

1 Main St. S, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2

Fax: 807-467-2150 | Email:


The City of Kenora is an equal opportunity Employer and committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals including members of groups with historical and/or

current barriers to equitable employment, including but not limited to, Indigenous Peoples, members of racialized communities or visible minorities, persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities, diverse sexual and gender identities, orientations and/or expressions, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The City of Kenora is committed to providing accommodation in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation, please advise the Human Resources department in advance to ensure your participation in the recruitment and selection process.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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