Labourer – Roads

Essa Township
February 8, 2024
March 14, 2024
Job Type
Other Requirements
  • Drivers License
How to Apply
Resume Screening Services
Expiration Date
March 14, 2024
Start Date
Wage / Salary
Range: $24.17 - $28.43/hr (2024)
Days of the Week
40 hrs/wk


The Township of Essa is a dynamic and growing municipality with a current population of approximately 24,000, located in the County of Simcoe and southwest of the City of Barrie. The Township’s Public Works Department is currently seeking individuals to fill the requirements of contract Labourer positions.

Reporting to the Roads Supervisor, the Labourer is responsible for a variety of construction, maintenance and repair services for Township roads. The position is based on a 40-hour work week from May to October. Candidates must be able to operate a variety of light equipment, possibly including: front-end loader, dozer, tractor-backhoe, tandem dump trucks, and other specialized equipment, and carry out labour-intensive tasks.

The position offers a wage range of $24.17 - $28.43/hr (2024), 40 hours per week. No benefits will be offered. The incumbent will be required to supply their own safety boots (CSA approved). Must be able to provide us with a clean driver’s abstract.

Please submit a resume along with a current driver’s abstract by 3:00 pm on March 14, 2024, to:

Roads Labourer Recruitment

Attention: Athena Piskopos, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator

Township of Essa, 5786 County Road #21, Utopia, Ontario L0M 1T0


Please visit our employment page for further details: Employment and Volunteering - Essa Township 

Skills Required

Key Qualifications:

- Possess a valid Driver’s License in good standing. Class “D” or higher with Z air brake endorsement.
- Have 1-3 years’ experience operating construction equipment: front-end loader, dozer, tractor-backhoe, tandem dump trucks.
- Have knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.

The Township of Essa is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require Code-protected accommodation and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants who apply and advise that acknowledgement will only be forwarded to those applicants who are invited for an interview. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

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