BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Refuse Truck Operator

Temporary Full Time Position
(up to 2 years or return of incumbent)

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 a qualified Refuse Truck Operator.  The primary assignment of this position will be operation of automated, right hand drive collection vehicles to collect refuse and organics from residential households. This position is also critical for our customer service focus.  The Operator is expected to be able to provide information to the public on collection guidelines, banned items and recommended best practices for disposal.  While these are the primary duties, other related duties within the Solid Waste Services Section may also be required.

Our ideal candidate 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 vehiclesAn equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  The successful applicant will be required to work Monday to Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (9 day fortnight, 40 hours per week). 

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $31.82 per hour plus benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 quoting competition 20107 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Saanich (District)
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations, Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: July 28, 2020, 1:41 pm
Expires: August 10, 2020, 11:45 pm