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Traffic Control & Street Lighting Technician I

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • CAD $42.57/Hr CAD / Year
  • July 31, 2024
  • Salary/Pay: CAD $42.57/Hr

City of Thunder Bay

                         The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay

                                  has a rewarding opportunity for a

                      Traffic Control & Street Lighting Technician I!


                                  THIS IS A FULL TIME POSITION!


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Work Location: Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay is the largest community on Lake Superior. With a census metropolitan area population of 123,258 (Census 2021), it is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario. Deeply rooted with European and Indigenous cultures, Thunder Bay is the sixth most culturally diverse community of its size in North America. The community values a high quality of life and promotes a clean, green, beautiful and healthy community that provides economic opportunity, respects diversity and provides affordable and safe neighborhoods that are accessible to all.

Thunder Bay is a vibrant community and is the region’s commercial, administrative, and medical hub. From trees to transportation to the new frontier for research, health and life sciences, the community stands for hard work and innovation. The City by the Bay is home to 38 elementary schools, three middle schools, eight secondary schools, two private schools, an adult education facility, a post-secondary college and a university institution that provides a medical school and a law school.

As a four-season outdoor paradise Thunder Bay is the sunniest city in eastern Canada with an average of 2121 hours of bright sunshine each year. It is also one of the most dynamic “Cultural Capitals of Canada”. Residents and visitors of Thunder Bay enjoy the har­mony of a city rich in wide-open green spaces, parks and wilderness – and a major centre for visual and performing arts, and culture.

If you truly enjoy the advantages of work life balance that a smaller city provides in a large organizational setting, then come join us!

If you already live here, we can’t wait for you to join our team!

The Opportunity

The Traffic Control & Street Lighting Technician I (TCSL) assist in repairing, installing and maintaining all equipment necessary for the effective and efficient Traffic Control and Street Lighting system for the Corporation.

This is role reports the Supervisor Traffic Control and Street Lighting and under the technical direction of the Crew Leader. Some of the accountabilities include:

  • Responsible for installing all new Traffic Control & Street Lighting.
  • Responsible for maintaining and repairing Traffic Control & Street Lighting equipment.
  • Assumes the duties of the Crew Leader when assigned.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma (SSGD) or Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with an emphasis on Electrical or Electronic subjects at the general level; and
  • Minimum one year experience in installation, maintenance and repair of both Traffic Control & Street Lighting systems; or
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience in the maintenance & installation of fixed time and solid-state traffic controllers and street lighting responsibilities.
  • A certified journeyman, Power Lineman or Electrician Licence is required.

Why Work for the City of Thunder Bay (CTB)?

When you work for the City of Thunder Bay, you are part of our team, and here you can:

  • Experience your importance
  • Unleash your potential
  • Know your work matters
  • Embrace diversity
  • Make a difference
  • Join a dedicated team
  • Build community

Learn more about the top reasons to work at the CTB:

Great Tangible Benefits

As an employee with the Corporation you will be in receipt of the following amazing benefits:

  • Great competitive salary and fantastic matching pension plan
  • Great paid vacation and holidays
  • Strong health benefits coverage – employer paid health, vision, & dental benefits
  • Excellent life insurance & accidental death & dismemberment insurance (1.5 times your annual salary)
  • Fantastic employee family assistance program (EFAP)
  • Great employee wellness program
  • Supportive career progression opportunities
  • Great corporate training & leadership development
  • Great tuition reimbursement program (continuous learning)
  • Voluntary leave purchase plan (optional – purchase 5 additional leave days)

How to Apply

We can’t wait for you to join us and be a part of our team!

For a detailed job description, including job responsibilities and to apply please visit:—full-time/job 

Beautiful Thunder Bay

Learn why Thunder Bay is such great place to live and work:


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