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Ministry of Transportation
Remote Transportation Office
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
12494 - Highway General Foreman/Woman 1
$23.21 - $25.84 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you a self-driven team leader? Do you have skills in facility, road maintenance or construction? If so, consider this position with the Ministry of Transportation in the north region of Keewaywin.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• direct, supervise and perform a variety of maintenance tasks
• perform maintenance (changing fluids, lubricating, making adjustments to components)
• operate a remote airport facility including airstrip, airport buildings and equipment
• supervise the construction and repairs of runways, roads, fencing and brush clearing

How do I qualify?


• You possess or have the ability to obtain a Restricted Radio Telephone Operator Certificate (air).
• You possess or have the ability to obtain a DZ Licence.

Equipment operation skills:

• You can operate heavy equipment (packer, bulldozer, loader, grader and dump truck).
• You can operate small equipment (chainsaw, welder, circular saw, drill press, and grinder).

Technical knowledge:

• You know airport operations and maintenance procedures.
• You know and have experience making minor repairs to buildings and utilities.
• You know health and safety practices.

Technical skills:

• You can repair and service equipment.
• You can maintain equipment and tires.
• You have basic computer skills in order to perform daily administrative duties in order to record, document and track required data (examples can be but not limited to runway condition reporting, fuel and lubricant usage reports, requisitioning materials and equipment parts, labour and equipment time sheets).

Leadership skills:

• You have decision making abilities.
• You have public relations and communication skills.
• You have good supervisory and administrative skills.
• You have work planning and organizational skills.

Please note:

Successful candidate must have secured living accommodations with approval of Chief and Council.

**While we would encourage you to apply online, resumes will be accepted by fax at 807-473-2123.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, Keewaywin Airport , Keewaywin, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
  • N-MT-159184/21
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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