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Labourer 1


Competition No.: 2019-L1SWR1
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $28.25 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 4/12/19 4:34 PM
 

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!


The Engineering Department is seeking qualified, hard-working and team-oriented candidates to join the team as auxiliary Labourer 1 – Solid Waste & Recycling. This role performs routine manual work involving considerable physical effort and agility in the collection and disposal of garbage, recycling and green waste.

The duties and responsibilities of staff working in the Solid Waste and Recycling division include, but are not restricted to:
  • Collection of refuse, garbage, recycling and food scraps / green waste
  • Litter pickup
  • Working at the City’s Eco Centre
  • Cleanup duties
  • Other related duties as required by the department

The position requires knowledge and skill in the methods, techniques, materials, tools, and equipment used in garbage collection and recycling work. This position involves continuous heavy physical work in all weather conditions. Applicants are encouraged to highlight in their applications residential and commercial garbage collection and/or recycling experience. The ability to maintain a very high standard of work is critical for success in this role. Other desired attributes include excellent teamwork skills and the ability to communicate effectively, particularly when dealing with the public. Valid Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, is required.

This posting will remain open until positions are filled.

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.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: May 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Expires: June 15, 2019, 4:45 pm