Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2661323
School District #60 (Peace River North)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Aug 15, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $32.03/HR
Job Description & Requirements




There is a position available for an Automotive or Transport Mechanic (Journeyman) in the Transportation Department with School District #60 in Fort St. John.  Online applications will be accepted by the Executive Assistant Human Resources until the position is filled.

Job Summary: Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor and Working Foreman, this position is responsible for maintaining the school district vehicle fleet including school buses, motorized and non-motorized maintenance vehicles, as well as compressors, light plants and grounds equipment.


Benefits and Remuneration

  • Competitive Extended Health coverage including Medical Travel Rider
  • Competitive Annual Vacation
  • Pension Plan
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Northern Travel Allowance for Income Tax
  • Paid Sick leave/Personal Leave Days
  • Regular Schedule with weekends off



  • Carries out duties as assigned by the Working Foreman
  • Performs mechanical and electronic diagnoses and repairs on vehicles and equipment
  • Performs safety checks and road tests vehicles
  • Keeps a clean and well maintained workplace at all times




Duties cont'd:

  • Fills out work orders as required
  • Acts as lead hand in the absence of the Working Foreman
  • Occasionally acts as spare bus driver
  • Performs other departmental related duties as directed by the Transportation Supervisor


Hours of Work: Forty (40) hrs per week
Duties to Commence: Immediately after closing
Work Year Base: Twelve (12) months per year
Commencing Salary: $32.03/hr 


Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Grade 12 or equivalency
  • Automotive or Commercial Mechanics Licence (Journeyman)
  • Knowledge of computerized diagnostic equipment
  • Minimum Class 2 drivers license with Air Brakes endorsement (with a clean driving record)
  • Propane Installation Certification
  • Vehicle inspectors certificate would be an asset
  • A Criminal Records Search must be completed prior to employees starting any position with the District. This process will be done through the Administration Office


PLEASE NOTE: Proof of graduation and or highest level of education is required

For More Information, please contact:
Cindy Dettling, Transportation Supervisor (250)263-6426 or email

Please apply online via the website  If you require assistance with the online application process please contact Colleen Stewart at (250)262-6008 or email for assistance.  The successful applicant will be required to successfully complete online safety training courses as a condition of probation.

To apply:

  • Click 'Apply Online' to sign in/register
  • Apply to this job posting
  • Check your 'Job Application Log' to confirm you successfully applied.