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Temporary Labourer- Signs and Pavement Markings

Req ID: 1211
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Number of Positions: 3  
Closing Date: 12/12/2018

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Supervisor, Signs and Pavement Markings or designate, this position is responsible for but not limited to, a variety of duties related to the maintenance and operational activities of the Traffic Section:

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Installs and removes traffic signage and supports.
  • Applies pavement markings.
  • Installs and removes electronic speed boards.
  • Loads and unloads trucks with supplies and equipment.
  • Assists in routine maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Operates City vehicles and machinery as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Exposure to variety of weather conditions, noise, vibration, unpleasant smells etc.
  • Exposure to concrete, asphalt, dust, flying particles etc.
  • Requires lifting, pulling and carrying of heavy equipment and objects.



  • 40 hrs/week, Monday to Friday. Normal working shift/days - 7:00 a.m. to 3:30p.m. with an unpaid half hour for lunch.
  • This position requires occasional over-time and evening work.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent;
  • Experienced in the use and operation of traffic paint machine, hydraulic coring machine, pavement marking grinders is an asset;
  • Experience/knowledge related to the construction industry is preferred;
  • Previous experience in the public sector is preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment, be self-motivated and cooperative a must;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a commitment to strong customer service and conflict resolution;
  • Availability and dependability to work shifts and overtime is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety Act is an asset;
  • Must have a valid Ontario Class G driver's license and driving record in good standing.  A driver’s abstract will be required to verify a driving record in good standing.
  • Ability to carry out the full range of physical demands of the position such as lifting, pulling and carrying of heavy equipment and objects, etc.
  • Must have C.S.A approved green patch safety boots.


Hourly Rate/Salary: 20.63 
Hours of Work:  
Work Location: Mavis Yard: Common Building 
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Works Operations & Mntce Division , Traffic Management 
Non-Union/Union: CUPE 


A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     



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