Heavy Vehicle Driver

Heavy Vehicle Driver

Hourly salary rates and scales (in dollars)

Until 2020-03-31 2020-04-01 to 2021-03-31 2021-04-01 to 2022-03-31 Rate as of 2022-04-01
without bonus with bonus without bonus with bonus without bonus with bonus without bonus with bonus
Single rate 21,44 23,58 21,87 24,06 22,31 24,54 23,24 25,56

Salary bonus

A 10% attraction and retention bonus is paid until September 30, 2023.

Additionnal responsability bonus

The driver of heavy or light vehicles who exclusively transports handicapped students, recognized as such by the service center or the school board, and who assists them in their travels, receives, in addition to the salary rate provided for his class of jobs, an hourly premium according to the rate in effect:

2020-04-01 to 2021-03-31 2021-04-01 to 2022-03-31 Rate as of 2022-04-01
1,02 $/hour 1,04 $/hour 1,06 $/hour

Nature of the work*

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in driving a road vehicle of a net weight of more than three thousand (3 000) kilos or a minibus for the purpose of transporting people as well as goods and materials and performing any other task, such as loading and unloading goods, while adhering to the applicable safety standards.

Characteristic functions

The employee in this class of employment is responsible for driving one of the following vehicles: a dump truck, a truck with a covered or uncovered platform, a bus, a minibus and other types of similar vehicles. He or she must keep his or her vehicle clean and in good running condition; ensures that it is washed, cleaned and fuelled. As instructed and according to the frequency established, he or she carries out or has carried out the inspections of his or her vehicle prescribed by law, regulations and directives. He or she must report any defect detected.

He or she must keep a road record and prepare brief reports on certain activities related to his or her duties, as required. He or she keeps, in the vehicle, a logbook and the vehicle’s inspection reports.

On occasion, he or she is required to drive a lighter vehicle.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty.

Required qualifications

Practical skills

Know how to operate the main types of vehicles mentioned above.

Be able to use delivery, receiving or shipping forms.

Have basic skills in heavy vehicle mechanics and in the various preventive maintenance methods required.

Other requirements

Hold a driver’s licence of the class appropriate for the class of employment.

*The nature of the work, the characteristic duties and the qualifications required are taken from the Classification Plan.