Various Heavy Equipment Operator/Heavy Vehicle Driver Positions

National Defence - Borden, ON (il y a 11 mois)

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National Defence
Borden (Ontario)
$23.46 to $25.48 per hour

Closing date: 14 October 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

The Department of National Defence offers relocation assistance to a maximum of $5,000 for new appointees, in accordance with the Addendum - Initial Appointees Relocation Program (IARP) available at: .

You will be required to show how you demonstrate the essential qualifications (i.e. Education, Experience and/or Occupational Certification) for the initial screening through your resume and in answering online screening questions. It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN, and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described skills, experience, etc. provided in screening questions should be supported by your resume. Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

Our organization will only accept on-line applications for this advertisement. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS). For this advertisement, applicants will be required to provide information which is only accessible when applying on-line (namely the job questionnaire).

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact

Work environment

The Department of National Defence (DND) is the largest federal government employer, offering over 70 different types of civilian career opportunities. DND's role is to provide services and support to the Canadian Forces (CF) in their operations and missions at home and abroad. As a civilian employee, you will be an essential part of the Defence Team. In this regard, the department fosters a work environment where employees have opportunities to grow, to learn, to progress in their careers and have job satisfaction over the long-term.

Intent of the process

The inventory will be used to establish a candidate pool for filling current and future vacancies of similar positions with various tenures (term, indeterminate, casual) within the Department of National Defence. Positions at a lower group and level may be staffed using this process.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EQ2-1 Possession of a valid AZ Driver’s License without restrictions from the province of Ontario or other provincial or territorial equivalent

EX1: Experience in the operation of a variety of heavy equipment, including but not limited to: Dump Truck, Grader, Tractor Trailer, Front End Loader and Bulldozer.
EX2: Experience performing operator inspections and daily maintenance on a variety of heavy equipment, including but not limited to: Dump Truck, Grader, Tractor Trailer, Front End Loader and Bulldozer.
EX3: Experience in maintaining driver logs, defect sheets and other applicable documentation
EX4: Experience working in snow and ice control operations

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


AQ1: Successful completion of secondary school education
AQ2: Completion of Military or recognized Heavy Equipment Operator courses

Degree equivalency

AQ3: Possession of certification or completion of acceptable training in one or more of the following:
  • Bulldozer
  • Forklift
  • Front-end loader
  • Backhoe
  • Excavator
  • Crane
  • Grader
  • Tractor Trailer unit
AQ4: Possession of a valid Certificate of Transportation of Dangerous Goods
AQ5: Possession of certification or completion of training in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

AQ6: Experience in the operation, instruction and examination of the following:
  • A variety of vehicles including light commercial vehicles up to and including tractor trailers.
  • Material handling equipment (MHE) carrier and other vehicles including attachments such as vehicle mounted cranes, winches, and various trailer configurations.
AQ7: Experience training personnel on equipment operation, inspections and maintenance.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

A1: Ability to communicate effectively orally in English
A2: Ability to operate a dump truck and a Front End Loader

PS1: Effective interpersonal relationships
PS2: Motivation
PS3: Dependability
PS4: Flexibility

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self-identified as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups; aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, visible minorities, and women.

OR1: Overtime may be required
OR2: Shift work may be required.
OR3: Call backs may be required
OR4: Standby may be required
OR5: Willing and able to work evenings, nights and weekends
OR6: Willing and able to travel as required
OR7: Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid departmental driver’s licenses (DND 404 )
Able to safely perform a variety of physically demanding tasks including lifting up to 30 kg, climbing ladders, working on uneven surfaces, and sitting for periods of 4-5 hours on a daily basis
Possession of a valid AZ Driver’s License without restrictions from the province of Ontario or other provincial or territorial equivalent

Note: Candidates will be required to provide 30 days prior to appointment a current and up-to-date abstract from their provincial transportation authority to show evidence of a satisfactory and safe driving record for the last three years

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Your application in this inventory will be active for 90 days. A notice that your application is about to expire will be posted to the My Jobs menu of your account 30 days before the end of your active period. If you do not take action, your application will no longer be active and therefore no longer considered for this inventory. Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, a notice will be posted to your account indicating that your application has expired; you may select the link Update my Inventory Status to reaffirm your interest.

A written exam, interviews, and reference checks may be conducted.

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed

Candidates will be required to pay for their own travel expenses when invited for assessment.

Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Candidates who apply on this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and to make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is the candidate's responsibility to provide any changes to their personal information to the contact indicated on this job advertisement.

Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.