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Truck Driver 1 - Parks Scavenging


Competition No.: 2019-144
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $30.28/hour
Last Updated: 6/13/19 8:58 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, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!
 

Reporting to the Foreman 2 Grounds Maintenance, this is truck driving work; operating single-axle rear loader and side loader garbage trucks. The incumbent works in an assigned area and is responsible for maintaining simple records and for dealing tactfully and effectively with the public. The incumbent supervises the work of a subordinate engaged in the pickup of garbage; prepares simple records related to the work; provides information and handles minor complaints from the public on matters related to garbage collection as required; checks mechanical condition of truck and performs minor running repairs as required. Ability to perform heavy manual labour in all types of weather conditions is required. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by truck driving experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the rules of safe operation and of the precautions necessary to avoid accidents in driving a garbage truck. Considerable knowledge of collection schedules, of areas serviced, and of rules and regulations governing the work performed; of City streets and traffic routes. Ability to follow work schedules and supervise the work of a subordinate; to prepare and maintain simple records, provide information and explain applicable rules and regulations to the public; and to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Skill in the operation of a scavenging truck in the collection of garbage and refuse. Mechanical aptitude. Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please submit your application by Monday, June 24, 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.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling,Fleet & Driver Services/Management
Posted: June 13, 2019, 1:35 pm
Expires: June 24, 2019, 4:45 pm