Job Opportunities

Automotive Service Attendant

Length: Part-Time
Department/Division: Transportation & Environmental Services/Transit Services
Hours of Work: Up to 32 hours per week, 7:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Union: Unifor Local 4304
Wage: $27.18 - $29.57 per hour
Location: Grand River Transit Centre, 85 Chandler Dr., Kitchener /460 Conestoga Blvd., Cambridge

Description of Duties:

Cleans and services all Grand River Transit (GRT) buses, Mobility PLUS vehicles, and support vehicles, including inspectors' vans and fleet support vehicles/equipment.  Works straight shifts, including days, afternoons, nights, and straight weekends, and transfers to other Regional work locations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

Reading, writing, math, and communication skills acquired through a grade 12 education, and 1 year of experience servicing various vehicles and equipment.

Ability to follow/knowledge of corporate policies/procedures and legislation related to vehicle servicing (e.g., Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, Highway Traffic Act).

Ability to work independently (subject to review by supervisor) and refer to supervisor for changes in parking assignments and bus delays due to repairs, and to technicians for difficult repairs.

Must hold a valid Class DZ driver's license and acceptable driving record to operate Regional vehicles.

Must provide an acceptable Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) for bondability.

Ability to communicate effectively with other staff and participate as an effective team member.

Ability to read fuel and mileage cards and defect reports. Ability to document defects.

Ability to support and project the Region’s values.

Please apply online, by the closing date Dec 31, 2019 quoting competition number 2019-1048, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.

We are committed to employment equity and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.



The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3