Truck Driver - Solid Waste and Recycling (Multi-Family & ICI)

City of Burnaby

Truck Driver - Solid Waste and Recycling (Multi-Family & ICI)


Competition No.: 2019-189
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $31.94/hour
Last Updated: 8/9/19 9:03 AM

Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Reporting to the Foreman, Solid Waste & Recycling, Multi-Family & ICI, this is skilled, routine truck driving work involving the operation of various collection trucks of gross vehicle weight in excess of 18,000 kg. in the Solid Waste and Recycling Department. An incumbent loads, secures, transports and unloads materials under varying traffic and field conditions; cleans, checks and performs light servicing work on the unit; maintains simple records and work reports.  The successful candidate will be required to accept assignments in other areas of Solid Waste & Recycling, as assigned by a supervisor, and operate all types of single- and tandem-axle vehicles required to perform the work (e.g.  Recycling trucks,  Automated garbage trucks, Jitney trucks, Container Trucks (Front End Loader), Rear Loader Trucks, etc.), as per operational requirements (spare pool) and perform other related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of the twelfth school grade and considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience, plus thorough knowledge of the rules of safe operation and precautions to be taken to avoid accidents in the operation of large vehicles with attached or auxiliary equipment. Considerable knowledge of Municipal street layout and related departmental operations.  Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, co-workers and supervisors. The incumbent will demonstrate a mechanical aptitude, have demonstrated the ability to be previously trained on relevant equipment, and possess related operating experience. The successful candidate may work statutory holidays and/or occasional weekends. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 3 with Air Brake endorsement, is required.

Please apply by Monday August 19, 2019.

Pilot Recruitment:
This position is posted as an addition to the terms of the 2016 Memorandum of Agreement to enable the senior capable applicant to be confirmed in the position, subject to the successful confirmation of skills, knowledge and ability applicable to the classification and providing that there are no current performance or safety infractions.

Copies of relevant professional  certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Solid Waste & Recycling, Fleet & Driver Services/Management
Posted: August 9, 2019, 10:50 am
Expires: August 19, 2019, 11:59 pm

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