BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Supervisor - Public Works 

Temporary Full Time Position
(minimum 6 months, up to 2 years)

Do you have a passion for the solid waste industry, a high standard for customer service, and the desire to lead a great team?  If so, the District of Saanich may be the place for you. We’re looking for an energetic, innovative and professional Supervisor–Public Works for the Solid Waste Services Section. The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising our talented Refuse Truck Operators, Maintenance Waste Collectors and Compost Attendants.  The major services provided by this dedicated group include refuse collection for 32,000 Saanich residents, litter collection around Saanich bus stops, cleanup of roadside garbage, and operation of the yard and garden waste drop off site.  The successful candidate should have a safety conscious mindset, and eye for continuous improvement and the ability to direct day to day operations. 

Requirements include: completion of Grade 12 or equivalent; a two year diploma in related field; minimum of five years progressive experience working in Solid Waste Services with a federal, provincial or municipal Public Works Department, or private contractor doing directly related work with similar responsibilities; experience in project management including planning, budgeting, cost estimating and scheduling; minimum of one year supervisory experience in a related operational area; possession of a valid Class 3 BC Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement; completion of a recognized defensive driving course; certification to operate rubber tire backhoe and sufficient health and physical conditioning to permit performance of duties in all types of weather conditions.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; 9 day fortnight (40 hours per week).  Shift may include statutory holidays.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $42.49 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019 quoting competition 19057 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations
Posted: March 8, 2019, 12:37 pm
Expires: March 22, 2019, 11:45 pm