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Employment Opportunity - Heavy Equipment Operator

Applications are invited to fill the position of Heavy Equipment Operator at the Town of Bonavista.


Under the direction of and reporting to the Director of External Operations (DEO), the duties of the Heavy Equipment Operator are as follows:-

·         Responsible for the operation of all of Council’s heavy equipment such as loaders, backhoes, skid steer, trucks, etc.

·         Cleans, checks and services heavy equipment regularly and reports any major damages or problems to the DEO.

·         Ensures that care, caution, and safety measures are followed when operating heavy equipment.

·         Assists the DEO in monitoring and inspecting road conditions.

·         Assists with the installation of accessory equipment such as one-way plows, sanders and other attachments.

·         Makes minor repairs or alterations to heavy equipment when necessary.

·         Welding skills will be considered an asset.

·         Performs other related duties as required.


This position is open to all applicants. Valid NL/Lab. Class 03, 05, 08, 09 licenses are necessary. The successful applicant will be guaranteed a minimum of forty (40) hours per week. Salary is in accordance with the Union Agreement.


Please send or email your resumé to the address below. It should be clearly marked “Application for Heavy Equipment Operator”.


Kirk Way

Director of External Operations

Town of Bonavista

95 Church Street

P.O Box 279

Bonavista, NL  A0C 1B0


Applications will not be accepted via Facebook. The deadline for applications is 3:00 p.m. on May 9th, 2024.


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