Driver/Maintenance (Casual)

Employer: South Shore Work Activity Program

Closing Date: 20191023

Contact Name:



Location: Chester, NS



Job Posting
South Shore Community Service Association
South Shore Work Activity Program

In accordance with Article 21.01 (a) of the Collective Agreement we are posting the following vacancy:

Driver/Maintenance (Casual)
Wage Rate: ($15.99 probationary/$17.11 position)

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Join our Team at South Shore Work Activity Program.

Position Summary: Provides, on a relief basis for vacation and sick time as required, participant transportation services using a 15 passenger van from points in Lunenburg and Queens Counties, generally between Liverpool and Chester; completes pick-ups of Program supplies and materials as needed; coordinates and conducts a system of routine vehicle maintenance and may be called upon to coordinate UARB inspections; performs general building maintenance and repairs as time permits.

Other Information: Regular day will require a split shift of two 4 hours shifts each day that casual driver is called upon - Monday through Friday. Occasionally a 4-hour shift may be required.

Work Environment: Possibility, as required, of two round trips each day (early morning and late afternoon) from points in Lunenburg and Queens Counties generally between Liverpool and Chester (approximately 400 kms of driving per day); operating a vehicle with 14 passengers in changing weather and traffic conditions; lifting of supplies up to 25 kgs; using tools and safety equipment associated with general maintenance and repairs as needed.

Required Skills:

Qualifications: Minimum Class 4 Drivers License with clear driving record; recognized driver training and/or demonstrated experience with safe and professional driving practices carrying passengers. Insurance requirement that vehicle operator has a minimum of 10 years of driving experience. Knowledge of basic building repairs and maintenance. First Aid/CPR certification; clear criminal record/vulnerable sector check; acceptable clear driver’s abstract required

How To Apply:

Please submit a current résumé and cover letter by Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm to:

Joanne DeLong
Financial/Human Resources Coordinator
South Shore Community Service Association
PO Box 560, Chester NS B0J 1J0
902 275-2567 (fax) email: [email protected]

Please note that only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Anticipated start date as needed November 2019

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