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Are you seeking a career in a family-friendly community that offers a great quality of life?

The Town of Three Hills offers diverse and rewarding career opportunities for everyone - from individuals beginning their careers to those with significant experience. 

Town employees are committed to public service.  They are the folks that provide the services, administer the programs, operate the facilities and maintain the infrastructure that makes the Town of Three Hills a great place to LIVE, WORK and PLAY.

The Town of Three Hills is seeking a dynamic and motivated team member to fill the position of Public Works Equipment Operator II. This position offers a rewarding work environment in the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment, in a safe and effective manner, while monitoring road and lane conditions, sidewalks, curbs, drainage ditches, and infrastructure. This is a full-time position requiring eight (8) hours per day, forty (40) hours per week. This position will report to the Public Works Coordinator.


• Effectively and efficiently operate equipment including but not limited to; skid steer, loader, motor grader, rubber tire backhoe, rubber tire bobcat, street sweeper, street sander, single axle dump truck, tandem axle truck and landfill compactor

• Proficiently operate all other equipment owned or rented by the Town

• Make minor repairs and undertake standard maintenance procedures on all equipment they operate

• Undertake works to fabricate or finish structures in metal, wood or other materials

• Maintain and make necessary repairs to sidewalks, curbs and overland drainage ditches, pavement structures, gravel roadways and surface infrastructure

• Participate in snow removal, general landscaping, tree trimming, signage, line painting and asphalt crack filling

• Assist with the operation and maintenance of public works, utility, parks and recreation or waste facilities

• Work a modified schedule and/or partake in the standby rotation in order to accommodate seasonal or operational requirements

• Assist in record keeping and report preparation.

• Perform manual labour


• Preference will be given to those experienced in operating a motor grader and hydraulic backhoe

• Minimum of a valid Class 5 Drivers License with Air Brake “Q” endorsement

• Successful completion of a Grade 12 diploma or GED certificate

• Ground Disturbance Certification

• A minimum of 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

This position is within the CUPE Local 417-05 Collective Agreement. The salary range for this position is $26.91 to $30.61 per hour. The town offers competitive compensation and benefits package.

Individuals interested in this position are invited to submit a cover letter and resume demonstrating how your excellent skills match our list of qualifications and requirements to referencing “Equipment Operator II” in the subject line. A current Driver’s Abstract and Police Information Check will be required by the successful candidate upon acceptance of the position.

The Town thanks all applicants for their interest. The Town is an equal-opportunity employer, and all applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements.

Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Interviews will occur as qualified applicants apply, so apply now!