Truck Driver Solid Waste and Recycling (Spare)

City of Burnaby

Truck Driver Solid Waste and Recycling (Spare)

Competition No.: 2020-130
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $31.94 per hour (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 7/29/20 8:44 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, and those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is a skilled, routine truck driving work, with a focus on residential collection of recycling, garbage and yard-waste, involving the operation of all single & tandem axle trucks of gross vehicle weight of 18,000 kgs. or greater 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; may supervise one or more subordinates engaged in loading and unloading materials, tools and equipment. An incumbent works under general supervision of a foreman, exercising considerable independence of action and judgment in performing work while remaining within defined operating limits, methods and procedures. Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections; cleans, checks and performs light servicing work on the unit driven. Performs 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 the proper methods used in loading securing, transporting, and unloading of materials including container placement. Considerable knowledge of Municipal street layout and related departmental operations.  Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, co-workers and supervisors. Mechanical aptitude to perform minor servicing tasks on large vehicles. Skill in the safe and efficient operation of single & tandem axle trucks with mechanized fully automated rear, front and side lift arms or forks. Sufficient strength and manual agility to perform manual work. 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 online by Monday, August 10, 2020.

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): Public Works & Operations, Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: July 29, 2020, 12:44 pm
Expires: August 10, 2020, 4:30 pm

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