Truck Driver V - Collections

City of Abbotsford

Truck Driver V - Collections

Engineering & Regional Utilities
CUPE, Full Time on a Temporary Basis

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford’s Engineering and Regional Utilities Department is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working individual to join their team as a Truck Driver V – Collections. This opportunity is full time on a temporary basis to backfill a short-term vacancy and to provide vacation relief. This assignment is expected to be approximately 5 months.

This temporary position is 40 hours per week. Shifts are 8.5 hours, 5 days a week (Monday to Friday).

In this skilled role, you will be responsible for the operation of a complex sanitation co-collection truck under varying traffic and field conditions. Refuse and recyclables are loaded by hand from approved containers along an assigned route and material is unloaded in approved areas, using equipment.

Your working knowledge of the methods, practices, and tools used in minor servicing and maintenance of such equipment will assist you in cleaning, checking and performing light service work on units driven on daily basis, including checking air brakes.

Required Qualifications:
  • Grade 12 high school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a sanitation co-collection truck at an acceptable level of competence and
  • Valid Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia (Class 3 with Air).
Qualified candidates will be asked to submit a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $26.29 to $30.89 plus a percentage in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and health benefits.

 At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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Closing date: Friday, August 7, 2020

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: July 24, 2020, 12:13 pm
Expires: August 7, 2020, 4:30 pm

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