Heavy Duty Mechanic

Position: Heavy Duty Mechanic

Employment Status: 100% Permanent (8 hours per day)

Location: Centre-Line Pupil Transportation

Start Date: ASAP

Posting #: 01-HDM-20

The Position:

Applications are invited from Journeyman mechanics for the full time position of Heavy Duty Mechanic. The successful applicant will report to the Bus Garage Manager/Head Mechanic at the bus garage facility, located between Morden and Winkler. Specific duties will include servicing approximately 90 school buses from the Western and Garden Valley school divisions. A detailed job description is available at www.gvsd.ca or by contacting Allan Toews, Supervisor of Operations, Western School Division (204-822-4448; atoews@westernsd.mb.ca ).

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • Manitoba “Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic” or “Truck & Transport Mechanic” Journeyman Certificate
  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s license Class 5
  • Eligible to hold a Class 2 license with school bus certification would be an asset but not required
  • Proficiency in electronic/electrical diagnosis and repair is an asset.
  • Demonstrated skills in the operation of all shop equipment
  • Strong interpersonal skills in relating with staff
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Salary and Benefits:

The compensation package for this position is in accordance with the GVSD Policy. Salary range will be determined based on qualifications, knowledge and abilities.


You are invited to complete and submit a cover letter, resume and application form. All cover letters are to specify posting number(s) for which your application is to be considered. While we prefer to accept applications electronically, you may also submit an application by fax, by regular mail, or in person to:

Human Resources Department

Garden Valley School Division

Box 1330, 750 Triple E Boulevard, Winkler, MB R6W 4B3

Telephone: (204) 325-8335 Fax: (204) 325-4132 Email: hr@gvsd.ca


Human Resources Department

Western School Division

Unit # 4 – 75 Thornhill Street, Morden, MB, R6M 1P2

Telephone: (204) 822-4448 Fax: (204) 822-4262 Email: atoews@westernsd.mb.ca

Closing Date: Open until Filled

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