Refuse Truck Operator / Labourer - District of Saanich



Up to 4 Casual Positions

If you are customer service driven, have a passion for helping the public and enjoy working on a team, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you. The Public Works Division is looking for qualified Refuse Truck Operators. The primary assignment of this position is expected to be operation of automated, right hand drive collection vehicles and other related duties within the Solid Waste Services Section. When not working for Solid Waste Services the base position is a Casual Labourer as part of the Public Works call list. This means that the successful candidate may also be required to work as a Labourer for other sections, subject to qualifications of individuals and operational requirements. This organizational structure will be clarified further for any individuals who are selected for an interview.
Our ideal candidate for work as a Refuse Truck Operator will have completed Grade 12 or equivalent; have a valid B.C. Class 3 Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement; one year previous experience in a related field; sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform heavy manual labour in all types of weather and previous collecting experience with automated, right hand drive vehicles.
As successful candidates may be required to work as a labourer for other  sections,  a  valid  Traffic  Control  Certificate  is   also required. Experience/skill/certification and ability in the following areas would also be beneficial: pipefitting water work and/or wastewater; operating backhoe; working in riparian areas including restoration and spills containment; water meter reading.
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions. Wages are variable and dependant on the assigned position. The rate of pay is Refuse Truck Operator at $33.11 per hour and as Labourer at $28.60 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Other assignments in Solid Waste Services or as part of the call list may have hourly wages between that of a Refuse Truck Operator and a Labourer. Job description and competition information can be found at This posting will remain open until a successful candidates are selected. Please apply by quoting competition 22031 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. In addition to the interview process, testing will also be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: January 28, 2022, 3:35 pm
Expires: December 31, 2022, 11:45 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $28.60 to $33.11 Hour

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