BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Peace River Regional District

Solid Waste Coordinator

18 Month Term Position – Dawson Creek Warehouse

Position Overview
The Peace River Regional District invites applications for an 18 - Month term full- time Solid Waste Coordinator position in the Dawson Creek warehouse.
Reporting to the General Manager of Environmental Services, this position assists the Solid Waste Manager delivering solid waste services, including solid waste collection and disposal, commercial and residential recycling, liaising with committees and residents of the Regional District. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the delivery of long-term service strategies and plans for the Regional District relating to goals and objectives that are identified in the Solid Waste Management Plan.
  • Support the Solid Waste Services operations and maintenance function.
  • Assist in the implementation and delivery of the Regional District’s recycling program.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to increase waste diversion in all sectors, including residential, commercial, and institutional.
  • Perform inspections of solid waste facilities to ensure acceptable operations and compliance with contracts, bylaws, and regulations.
  • Assist in the coordination, establishment, and participation of public committees in delivering identified solid waste initiatives. 


  • The ideal candidate will have related experience and knowledge of solid waste and recycling, preferably in a local government setting.
  • Diploma or certificate in environmental studies or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Proven ability to compose and edit correspondence and documents, as well as excellent analytical report writing skills.

Additional Information
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch. The after-probation rate of pay for this union position is $38.71/hr and 14% in lieu of benefits.

Join the PRRD Team!
Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.

The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.

Posting Date
April 19, 2024,
Application Deadline
Open until filled
Application Information
Visit to view the job description for a full list of qualifications and to find out the status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the PRRD.
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three supervisory references to:

Peace River Regional District
Human Resources
[email protected]
P. 250-784-3235
F. 250-784-3220

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted

Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: May 13, 2024, 2:49 pm
Expires: June 30, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $38.71 Hour