Driver Labourer – Fleet
We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.
Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.
We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members LGBTQ+ communities, to apply.
This Driver Labourer position reports to the Supervisor, Fleet Operations and is responsible for the inspection and maintenance of City of Kingston Transit buses
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Replace or replenish fuel, oil, grease and coolant 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
Night Shift Duties:
- Sweep floors, including bays and parts room nightly
- Wipe down benches, air hoses and light cords nightly
- Clear snow away from main doors and garage doors as required