Equipment Operator, Public Works

Department: Public Works

Closing Date: Sep 03, 2021 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 21-88

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Equipment Operator, Public Works. Under the general supervision of the applicable supervisor, the incumbent operates backhoes, front end loaders, and excavators involved in the construction and maintenance of roads and underground utilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have completed Grade 12, plus completion of equipment operation training. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in equipment operation and maintenance is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 A valid Class 3 BC Driver’s Licence with air endorsement is required for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $35.09 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2021 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included. 


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 21-88 by the application deadline.


The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Related Documents



Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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