Leaf Truck Operator - District of Saanich
DISTRICT OF SAANICH
SOLID WASTE SERVICES
LEAF TRUCK OPERATOR
Up to 3 Temporary Full Time Positions
(Approximately 2.5 Months)
The District of Saanich employs more than 1500 members in nine departments and 11 locations in Saanich. More than 117,000 people live here giving us the largest population on the island. We offer competitive wages, benefits/pension, and a robust learning & development program. Our culture holds true to our motto "Populo Serviendo" - this is latin for "Serving the People". We are looking for innovative people to join our team today!
Solid Waste Services is seeking up to 3 temporary Leaf Truck Operators to perform work that includes the safe operation and regular maintenance of tandem axle leaf collection trucks as part of the yearly Leaf Collection Program. This position works closely with labourers and traffic control personnel to collect leaves from the streets throughout Saanich.
Requirements include: Grade 12 or equivalent; valid Class 3 B.C. Driver’s Licence with air brakes endorsement; annual renewal of Driver’s Abstract and one year of previous experience in a related field with on-the-job training and the ability to demonstrate the safe operation and maintenance of leaf collection equipment or other similar commercial vehicles. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must possess sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit performance of heavy manual work in all types of weather. Preference will be given to those candidates with experience/skill/certification and ability to operate Public Works related tools and equipment, working in roads maintenance and construction experience.
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $33.11 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2022 quoting competition 22306 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.