Driver Labourers - Solid Waste (Up to 4)

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Job Title: 
Driver Labourers - Solid Waste (Up to 4)
Job Number:  J1112-0531
Job Code:  09A033
Job Category: 
Solid Waste
Bargaining Unit:  CUPE
Job Type:  Part Time
Employment Type:  Replacement
Number of Positions:  4
Hours of Work:  Other
Probationary Rate:  $18.09
Salary:  $20.95 - $25.79/Hour
Date Posted:  November 20, 2012
Closing Date:  November 26, 2012

Opening Statement

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.

Position Summary

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.

Qualifications, Competencies

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.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at:
Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. 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. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) the applicant’s name, contact information, resume and other documents submitted, etc., is collected and will be used in accordance with MFIPPA and all other relevant privacy legislation. The personal information submitted by applicants is collected through a website hosted by Njoyn on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Kingston (the “City”) and will be used by City staff to maintain a inventory of potential candidates and for use in considering applicants for an identified employment opportunity. Questions regarding the collection, used, disclosure, and disposal of the personal information collected shall be directed to:

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