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Hiring Organization
City of Edmonton
Post Name Truck Driver III / Labourer I
Qualification High School Diploma
Industry Government & Public Administration
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary CAD 21 To CAD 30 Per Hour
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5A 0C9

Job Description

Looking for a great place to work? A place where our culture means safety, respect, quality, and excellence and putting our customer’s interests ahead of our own? Then think City of Edmonton – City Operations.
At the City of Edmonton – Parks & Roads Services, the long-term success of serving our citizens is implemented by the actions of exceptional leaders who exemplify our Cultural Commitments of being Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated, and Excellent.
As a leader in our branch, your role will be to inspire and cultivate our vision and cultural commitments while championing continuous improvement in your area of responsibility. As a Labourer I / Truck Driver III in Parks & Roads Services, you will perform Labourer I and Truck Driver III work as needed.

Duties include:

Labourer I

  • Perform heavy manual work with the use of hand tools
  • Operate light delivery vehicles transporting materials and supplies and direct traffic during street construction projects
  • Load and unload materials from trucks
  • Collect refuse in parks, playgrounds, and streets; cut, clear and burn brush; dig holes and trenches
  • Manually sweep and apply traction aids to sidewalks and refill sand dispensers
  • Perform general housekeeping duties on yard sites
  • Remove snow around bridges, sidewalks, stairways, and approaches, and sand slippery sidewalks and crosswalks
  • Assist in the painting of street lines and crosswalks and the maintenance of wooden sidewalks, steps, fences, and guardrails
  • Assist tradespeople in general building maintenance and construction
  • Manually/Mechanically sweep sand and debris off of sidewalks, boulevards, pork chops, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required

Truck Driver III

  • Deliver people, materials, equipment, or parts to field crews, load and move equipment between work sites, and pick up parts and materials from vendors, warehouses, and/or City stockyards
  • Load and unload materials manually and/or with the assistance of a power tailgate or forklift
  • Perform routine maintenance duties, such as cleaning the truck box and worksite and performing routine maintenance of vehicles and equipment
  • Operate and care for tandem or single-axle sand/plow while engaged in snow and ice control
  • Be aware of obstacles adjacent to the road to avoid damage to Public Property when operating the plow, including snow off the wing
  • Inform the lead hand of any on-the-road issues with equipment or observed accident or property damage
  • Perform other duties related to snow and ice control


  • Completion of Grade 10
  • Current and valid Alberta Class 3 Driver’s Licence with Air Brake Endorsement (or provincial equivalent)
  • Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver’s Permit is a requirement for this position
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment in a safe manner, including detecting minor defects in equipment as needed
  • The ability to work a 12 hours rotating shift is required
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions
  • Physical ability and manual dexterity to perform heavy manual labor, including lifting up to 50 lbs, for extended periods of time, in various environmental and weather conditions is required
  • Compliance with the City of Edmonton’s safety standards for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a requirement for this position
  • Standard First Aid Certification
  • Demonstrate service excellence, embracing diversity and promoting inclusiveness
  • Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated, and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit (
  • Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviors, and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker, and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit ( )


  • Experience in operating tandem or single axle sander/plow
  • Experience in mechanical walk clearing
  • Experience in hand work, including snow clearing

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful, and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies, and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed.

We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences, and competencies and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process

COVID-19 Notice: The City of Edmonton has implemented a COVID 19-Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination.

Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers.

If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption. For more information, please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy ( and COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure (

Up to 75 temporary full-time positions for up to 7 months

Hours of work: Up to 40 hours per week. 24-hour, 7-day coverage, including weekends and night shifts, is required

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