Tire Worker I (Fleet and Manufacturing Services)

Requisition ID: 36681 


Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples, Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada's Top 100 Employers, BC's Top Employers, and Canada's Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


Main Purpose & Function 

The Tire Worker I will complete routine tire repair work with Fleet and Manufacturing Services and in the field. They will follow instructions from the Foreperson regarding fleet priorities, changed standards, tire types, or repair methods necessitated by City policy or contract changes. The Tire Worker I works without supervision when the Foreperson is unavailable. 


The current hours of work are from 3:10 PM to 12:34 AM, Monday to Friday and you will work out of Manitoba Works Yard. The hours and location may change depending on operational needs.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Stripping, repairing, assembling, and replacing a variety of vehicle tires, wheels, and rims. 
  • Responsible for following safety procedures and identifying and correcting safety hazards as necessary.
  • Deal with customer service requests and complaints on a timely basis.
  • Communicating with Garage Control Centre to create and maintain Work Order records.
  • Aid in the control of Tire Shop mounted and repaired stock inventories, servicing tires with calcium chloride solution and related work as required.
  • Perform other related tasks as required.




Education and Experience:

  • Completion of grade 10 supplemented by several years of experience and courses related to the equipment tire industry, tire inventory management, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Valid Forklift Operator certificate or the ability to obtain one


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Sound knowledge of standard practices, methods, the tools, material and equipment used in the tire industry.
  • Considerable knowledge of current tire repairs methods, materials, and tools. 
  • Knowledge of hazards and proper safety aspects of the tire industry.
  • Proven ability to disassemble and reassemble tires and rims safely and efficiently. 
  • Proven ability to repair and service a variety of tires for vehicles and equipment, maintain routine notes on work orders and other clerical records. 
  • Skill in the use and care of tools essential for tire repair and servicing. 
  • Skill in the operation of various vehicles. 
  • Must exercise considerable judgement and skill when dealing with all aspects of the tire repair process. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member with superior verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with co-workers and customers
  • Demonstrate flexibility to work in a rapidly changing environment with competing schedules and deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise some independence of judgment and action in the routine or simple aspects of the work.
  • Ability to courteously answer questions and deal with the public.
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform heavy physical labour.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull heavy objects.
  • Ability to walk or stand continuously with frequent bending or twisting.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, and on uneven surfaces
  • Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment variety of tools and equipment.


Driver’s License and Record Checks

  • A current and valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a Satisfactory National Safety Code driving record
    • 5 years accumulation of no more than 9 points, not in excess of 3 points per single year
    • 3 years accumulation of no more than 1 preventable work related driving or equipment operating accident in any single year
    • Employees who do not demonstrate a satisfactory driving record will have their application reviewed in more detail
  • Candidates must attach the following to be considered:
    • Commercial Driving Records Abstract (N Print) for the past 5 years


As part of our recruitment process to determine the successful candidate, you will be screened and ranked based on the following:

  • Job Application
  • Resume
  • ICBC Documents
  • Interview


The City of Vancouver has a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.  All external applicants applying to the City of Vancouver are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and subject to this policy as a condition of ongoing employment.  Candidates may only be exempted from this requirement if they request and are approved for an accommodation based on a reason related to a Human Rights Code ground (such as disability). Such a request must be made during, not after, the recruitment process.


Business Unit/Department: Engineering Services (1300) 

Affiliation: CUPE 1004 N/Pks 

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Position Start Date: November 2022

Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-345: $34.38 per hour


Application Close: October 6, 2022

At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion


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