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Foreman - Solid Waste & Recycling (General Services)

Competition No.: 2019-121
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $x – x – 6,084 – 6,340 – 6,604/month
Last Updated: 6/10/19 8:58 AM

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, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Reporting to the Superintendent, Solid Waste and Recycling, Signs and Road Markings, this is supervisory work in planning, organizing and supervising the collection and disposal of Streetscape Receptacles, Abandoned Waste, Litter, Bulky Items, Appliances, Mattresses and/or general services; as well as coordinating the daily operation of the Eco-Centre. An incumbent schedules, coordinates and directs human resources and equipment to provide efficient service and process a variety of requests and complaints from the public on related matters. Allocates equipment; prepares records and reports for operational, billing, costing and budget purposes. Schedules truck and equipment maintenance and repair. Investigates and processes complaints and enquiries from the public and interprets and explains applicable regulations and procedures to same. Interviews and selects new employees; motivates and coaches employees; prepares performance reviews and documents related to employee issues; and leads regular crew talks. Responds to emergency calls during off-shift hours. Drives and operates single & tandem axle manual, semi-automated and fully automated Solid Waste and Recycling trucks of G.V.W. 18,000 kgs. or greater, as required. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses or training related to the work plus considerable related experience, preferably in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the methods, procedures, materials, tools and equipment used in solid waste and recycling collection and disposal and general services operations; of the policies, rules and regulations governing the operations and the requirements of those served by it; and of the hazards and of safety precautions applicable to the operations supervised. Ability to plan, assign, coordinate, problem solve and supervise the work of subordinates with economy and efficiency in use of time, equipment and materials; to prepare records and reports and develop and implement new and/or improved work schedules, methods and procedures; to communicate effectively (i.e. verbal and written), to prioritize customer requests, and to defuse and resolve conflicts as they arise; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and other staff and to deal tactfully and effectively with the public; and to meet emergencies and organize crews and equipment to deal with operational requirements. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 3 with Air Brake Endorsement is required.

Please apply by Wednesday June 19, 2019.

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: June 10, 2019, 3:07 pm
Expires: July 10, 2019, 4:45 pm