Job Description:

About the Position

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is currently inviting applications for the permanent position of Fleet Trades Person - Truck & Transport/Heavy Mechanic with Corporate Fleet, Corporate & Customer Services. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the LGBTQ+ community. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

Under the direction of a Municipal Fleet Supervisor, this position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of medium and heavy trucks, attachments and a variety of other municipal equipment. Candidates must have a valid Journeyperson Truck and Transport License.


Education and Experience:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid NS Driver's License, with a good driving record (a current driver's abstract will be required at time of interview).
  • Must possess a valid NS Journeyperson Mechanic's License in the Truck & Transport Repair Trade.
  • Must have a minimum (5) years' experience in heavy equipment, trucks and related equipment repair (Municipal Operations would be an asset).
  • Must possess a NS Motor Vehicle Inspector License for vehicle in this category, or be willing to attain in 6 months.
  • Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must have a reasonable knowledge of Fleet Equipment.
  • Must have full understanding of preventative maintenance, as it pertains to municipal equipment.
  • Familiarity with computers and a computerized work order system.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision, in a team environment.
  • Must have good attendance, as well as be reliable and punctual.
  • Job Status: This is a permanent, full time position, Monday to Thursday, 4:00pm-2:00am for 40 hours per week. The work location is 150 Thornhill Drive. However, during snow and ice control operations the incumbent may be assigned to other locations as needed. This is a unionized position with a wage of $34.52 per hour, as per the collective agreement between CUPE Local 108 and Halifax Regional Municipality.

    Closing Date:

    Nova Scotia Community College

    Halifax, NS, Canada

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