Winter Patroller/Labourer (Seasonal Contract)

Essa Township
October 30, 2023
November 29, 2023
Job Type
Other Requirements
  • Drivers License
How to Apply
email resume
Resume Screening Services
Start Date
Wage / Salary
$22.65/hr - $26.65/hr
Days of the Week
M-F, 40 hours/wk


Reporting to the Roads Supervisor, this position will be primarily responsible for patrolling and plowing the Township’s roads system throughout the winter season on a 40-hour per week basis (November, 2023 to April, 2024). Candidates must be able to respond to winter weather-related call-ins within a 30-minute time frame. Must be available for fill-in requirements as weather and circumstances dictate. The incumbent will be required to patrol Township roads, operate a sidewalk blower, front end loader or heavy plow/sander when required.


The preferred candidate will have:

  • A valid Ontario Class D or higher driver’s license with Z air brake endorsement in good
  • 1 to 4 years’ experience operating combination snowplow/sanders on a public highway
  • Experience operating front-end loaders, trackless sidewalk plow and other related heavy
  • Experience operating a sidewalk blower/plow.
  • Experience with other related equipment (i.e., brush chippers, chainsaws, small hand tools, ).
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Strong ability to prioritize and
  • Ability to perform labour-intensive tasks including ability to lift 50 lbs (23kg).


The hourly wage range is $22.65 to $26.65 per hour. No benefits will be offered. The incumbent will be required to supply their own safety boots (CSA approved) and winter wear. This is a full-time, contract position involving 40 hours per week which include various shifts (days, evenings, weekends).


To apply for this position, please submit a complete resume indicating education and experience, along with a current driver’s abstract to:


Winter Patroller/Labourer Recruitment

Athena Piskopos, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator

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

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