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Heavy Duty Mechanic / Apprentice

Essential Services

Location: Essential Services

Competition #: 14732

Date Posted: May 30th, 2022

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

The Fort Vermilion School Division, Essential Services is hiring a Heavy Duty Mechanic (Journeyman or Apprentice). 


This position is open to both the Journeyman mechanic and the mechanically skilled individual seeking an apprenticeship.  The successful candidate will work as part of the Maintenance team to repair and maintain FVSD school buses and fleet vehicles. 


Start Date:  As soon as possible upon hire              


Hours:  40 hours per week


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Apprentice must be willing to take direction and learn under the supervision of the licenced mechanic and seek to obtain their Journeyman certificate within four years of employment 
  • Work cooperatively as part of a diversified team
  • Perform assigned work in an efficient, professional, and safe manner always acting in the best interest of the Fort Vermilion School Division
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • An Alberta Class 5 driver’s license
  • An Alberta Class 2 driver’s licence with Q (air brakes) endorsement is required and can be obtained after hire
  • Evidence of a clean Alberta Registry Driver’s Abstract
  • Evidence of successfully passing the required Police-Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) and the Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Record Check (IRC) if you have/had children


Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary range $46,884 to $87,669 dependant upon qualifications and experience
  • Benefits will be provided after the mandatory 3-month probationary period is successfully completed

For additional information contact Bruce Harder, Director of Essential Services at 780-928-3860 or


Application:  must include a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of 2 references.

The VSC and IRC (if applicable), dated within 6 months, may follow your application, and must be presented as a condition of employment


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Deadline:  Open until filled