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REPOSTED - FULL-TIME PERMANENT - JOURNEYMAN HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC OR LICENSED AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC - TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT, VULCAN, AB

Transportation Services/Bus Drivers

Location: Vulcan County

Competition #: 8032

Open To: Both internal and external candidates

Date Posted: April 1st, 2019

Closing Date: Open Ended

Job Start Date: April 24th, 2019

Additional Information:

The Division:

Palliser Regional Schools is a public school jurisdiction located in southern Alberta. The geographical area stretches from just south of Lethbridge to the Bow River south of Calgary. Palliser Centre houses the Central Office Administration, Maintenance and Transportation and is located in the City of Lethbridge. In addition, a satellite Maintenance Shop has been set up in the Town of Vulcan. The division offers full public education services to approximately 8100 students ECS through Grade 12 in 51 schools, including 5 outreach programs, 2 alternative Low-German Mennonite programs, 11 alternative Faith based schools, 17 Hutterite colony schools, an on-line school, Palliser Beyond Borders, the Calgary Islamic School (Akram Jomaa Campus and Omar Bin Al-Khattab Campus), Palliser's newest school, Horizon Leadership Academy, and the Palliser Alternative Outreach School in Calgary. Ten of Palliser’s alternative faith based schools are located in the City of Calgary. Palliser’s approved operating budget for the 2018/19 school year is 96.35 M. The division prides itself on a history of excellence in education, strong community support, proactive planning and, most importantly, high student achievement.

The Position:

Palliser Regional Schools has an opening for a full-time permanent Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic or Licensed Automotive Mechanic in its Transportation Department in Vulcan, AB, commencing April  24, 2019, or as mutually agreed between the employer and the successful candidate.  Applicants must be willing to be flexible and work well in a team environment. The successful candidate will safely and efficiently carry out general duties surrounding the service and maintenance of fleet vehicles, as assigned by the Transportation Services Supervisor.

Certification Required:

Journeyman Heavy Duty and/or Automotive Technician License

Certification to be Obtained:

Vehicle Inspection License
WHMIS
First Aid
Class 2 Drivers License with “S” Endorsement

Vulcan, Alberta has an approximate population of 1,940 residents. Vulcan is approximately 100 km northeast of the City of Lethbridge and is a friendly community committed to supporting its local schools.

For More Information about the Division, please visit the Palliser Regional Schools Website at: 

http://pallisersd.ab.ca

Applications:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the “Human Resources” page of the Palliser Regional Schools website at:

http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/hr/career-opportunities

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • Cover letter directed to David Shaw, Transportation Services Supervisor;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Copy of your most recent evaluation;
  • Minimum of three professional references.

As a condition of employment, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • provide a drivers’ abstract, (completed within the past 3 months);
  • provide a recent Criminal Record Check (completed within the past 3 months) including the vulnerable sector check.

The competition will remain open for application until a suitable candidate pool is found, however, applications received on or before Monday, April 15, 2019, will be given careful consideration.

If you have any questions, please contact:

David Shaw, Transportation Services Supervisor at:

david.shaw@pallisersd.ab.ca

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marliss Norlin, Executive Assistant, Human Resource Services at marliss.norlin@pallisersd.ab.ca

We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Jobs in the Central Office and Vulcan shops and bus drivers