History and innovation thrive in Kingston, located at the head of the St. Lawrence River and the junction of the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Kingston is a dynamic city with a sound and diversified economic base - consisting of prestigious public institutions, government bodies, leading healthcare and education facilities, significant tourism and entertainment activity, and a large private sector. Kingston offers quality of life of a smaller community with the amenities of a major centre.
Drive and operate, recycling, organic and garbage vehicles;
Collect, load and unload waste collected (recycling, organics and garbage);
Check, lubricate, refuel and clean equipment within your care and report any malfunctions to the Supervisor;
Work in compliance with the Highway Traffic Act and the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any deficiencies, unsafe situations or conditions to the Supervisor;
Work in the spirit of team participation;
Perform varied tasks and duties within the Solid Waste Division as required.
Grade 12 diploma or equivalent education;
Possess a valid DZ Driver’s License with a satisfactory Driver’s abstract;
Knowledge and ability to operate all Solid Waste equipment in a safe and efficient manner;
Prior experience performing and operating Solid Waste equipment and duties preferred;
Must have good and reasonable understanding of all Solid Waste activities and routes;
Experience performing labour intensive duties in a safe manner;
Qualified candidates will be contacted and required to pass the associated written, pre-trip and driving tests in order to move onto the interview;
Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.
Skills, Abilities, Work Demands
Good physical condition is necessary to perform the major strength and mobility demands of the position;
Ability to work outside in inclement weather conditions;
Ability to operate equipment and machinery in a safe efficient manner;
Ability to interact with the public in a polite manner;
Must be willing to work all and/or any shifts as required.
Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.