Job Title

Tow Truck Operator

  • Type: Part Time
  • Location: New Westminster
  • Employer Type: Business
  • Wage ($/hr): $35.91 + 12% in lieu of benefits and vacation
  • Published on: 2024-02-29
  • Application Deadline: 2024-08-30
  • Job ID: 701650224
  • Job Category: Other

Website City of New Westminster

  • Part Time
  • New Westminster
  • Retrieved on: 2024 April 09 09:07:35 PM EDT

Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Engineering Operations
STATUS: Auxiliary
UNION: CUPE, Local 387
SALARY: $35.91 per hour plus 12% in lieu of all benefits and vacation

Engineering Operations is seeking hardworking, reliable and customer service focused individuals to safely and efficiently operate and maintain a variety of City tow trucks. Your responsibilities include operating a tow truck to move vehicles from accident sites, illegally parked locations, and other sites; assisting and responding to vehicle owners reclaiming vehicles from storage facilities; responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance; replacing signage and remove debris; performing labour duties with various city crews; parking meter maintenance; entering computer data, collecting fees, and preparing records and reports.

If the following characteristics and skills describe you, we want to meet you!

• You have a positive, energetic “can-do” approach to work.
• You have completed Grade 12 (or equivalent), with considerable experience and knowledge in the operation of a tow truck and related equipment, or an equivalent combination of training and experience as acceptable to the Employer may be considered.
• Previous experience in construction and maintenance work would be considered an asset.
• You have sound knowledge of the rules of safe operation and precautions necessary to avoid accidents and to increase efficiency when operating such equipment.
• You have the ability to recover damaged vehicles involved in motor vehicle accidents and to recover vehicles from off highway locations.
• You have the ability to deal effectively with internal and external contacts.
• You have the ability to perform record keeping duties, data entry, and receive and deposit cash receipts.
• You have the ability to perform effective pre and post trip inspections and to perform minor automotive and equipment maintenance tasks.
• You have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• You are able to receive and disseminate after-hours calls for service.
• You have the physical strength and stamina to perform job duties and the willingness to work outdoors in any and all weather conditions.
• You have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with a safe driving record.
• You have the ability to pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.

*Shifts will be scheduled as operationally required. The successful candidate will be available for a variety of shifts scheduled for up to 12 hours in length, on days, nights and weekends.

Apply online with your resume and cover letter in one document at This competition will remain open until filled

To support a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community; women, Indigenous Peoples, racialized individuals, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversity of our workforce, are encouraged to express their interest.
New Westminster is on the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Halq’eméylem-speaking peoples. It is acknowledged by the City that colonialism has made invisible their histories and connections to the land. We are learning and building relationships with the people whose lands we are on.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Required languages: English

Education level: See Above

Required skills: See Above

Closest intersection: 6th Street & Royal Ave

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