Snow Plough Operator

December 23 2020
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Vaughan, ON

Job Description:

Residential Route and Commercial Route-On call 24/7 Days , Evenings and holidays


Responsible for the safe and productive operation of trucks with mounted snow plows for the purpose of controlling snow and ice accumulations on job sites. Snowplow / Salt Truck operators are expected to be available 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week at any time a snow or ice event occurs on their sites. Snowplow / Salt Truck operators are also responsible for excellent record keeping of their work including accurate times, dates, equipment inspections, site/service logs, and weather reporting.

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

  • Respond promptly to calls for snow and ice events
  • Prepare and show up for shifts free from the influence of any drugs, alcohol, or medicines that have an effect on safe and productive equipment operation
  • Conduct pre-shift inspections and maintenance on all vehicles and equipment
  • Clear snow from customer sites from designated areas (marked on site maps)
  • Pile snow in designated and approved locations only
  • Operate vehicles and Snowplow / Salt Truck equipment in a safe, responsible and efficient manner following all recommended operating procedures
  • Control ice accumulations at job sites with the safe and responsible use of de-icing agents (salt, treated salt, liquids or other de-icing chemicals)
  • Hand-shovel or hand-treat site areas as required (walkways, doorways, fire equipment, etc.)
  • Be available for communication at all times during a shift and before/after shifts
  • Accurately document site service records for each and every site including times, services performed, weather conditions etc
  • Submit paperwork and documentation promptly at the end of each shift
  • Document and report any obstacles at site(s)
  • Perform basic maintenance and small repairs on vehicles and equipment as required
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations


  • Willing to drive to Bolton where the office/shop is located and head out to service clients in Kleinburg, Vaughan and surrounding areas in company vehicle
  • Completion of high school
  • 3 Years Clean Valid G drivers’ license(minimum)
  • Current insurance with letter of experience from insurance company
  • MVR from Ministry of Transportation-5years
  • Ability to read and interpret maps
  • Documentation knowledge of: driver logbook; pre-trip and post-trip inspections; maintenance and repair reports; and trip reports
  • Physically fit with strong stamina
  • Ability to follow safe working procedures
  • Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Carry and use a smart phone or data-enabled device for communication and reporting

Work Conditions:

  • Various locations including both residential and commercial sites
  • Extremely flexible working hours, including nights, weekend, and holiday work
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Work safely near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including extreme cold, rain, snow, dust, noise, and wet conditions

Job Type: Contract

Pay: Starting at $30.00 per hour up to $40.00 per hour

Contract length: 5 months with possible employment growth and extension

Expected start date: ASAP

Job Types: On Call

Salary: $30.00-$40.00 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks, Hand Sanitizer provided


  • Snow Plowing: 1 year minimum with 3 years driving experience


  • Clean G Driver's License - we will be submitting you Driver License to our insurance policy to clear you
  • Must be of 25years of age(minimum)
Compensation: 35.00


The Grounds Guys LLC is the franchisor of the The Grounds Guys® franchised system. Each The Grounds Guys® franchised location is independently-owned and operated by an independent franchisee performing services. As a service to its independent franchisees, The Grounds Guys LLC lists employment opportunities available throughout the franchised network so those employment opportunities may be conveniently found by interested parties at one central location for brand management purposes only. The Grounds Guys LLC is NOT the employer seeking help. The only employer is the independent franchisee who has listed its available positions on this website.


I acknowledge that each independent The Grounds Guys® franchisee hires and determines the terms and conditions of employment for its own employees. Any employment benefits, compensation and employment practices vary by location. Neither The Grounds Guys LLC (“Franchisor”) nor its affiliates have the power to: (1) hire, fire or modify the employment condition of franchisee’s employees; (2) supervise and control franchisee’s employee work schedule or conditions of employment; (3) determine the rate and method of payment; or (4) accept, review or maintain franchisee employment records. The Grounds Guys LLC is NOT the employer and/or joint employer for: (i) any of the job opportunities listed on this website; (ii) any of the independent franchisees; and, (iii) any of the employees of the independent franchisees.

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