Garbage collector – driver

Waste Connections of Canada based in Saanichton, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Garbage collector – driver who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Weekend and Morning.

Employer Name: Waste Connections of Canada
Position: Garbage collector – driver
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $30.52 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Saanichton, BC

Truck or Equipment Experience: Garbage truck

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to notify the supervisor of any malfunctions.
  • The candidate must be able to operate a variety of vehicles and equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to inspect, lubricate, refuel, and clean equipment.
  • The candidate will be required to collect and load refuse on garbage trucks.
  • The candidate will be required to perform roadside emergency repairs.
  • The candidate will be required to adjust brakes.
  • The candidate will be required to drive with extreme caution.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that trucks are inspected prior to starting routes to ensure safe operating conditions.
  • The candidate will be expected to stay current and informed about road and weather conditions in order to determine how routes may be affected.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor and refuel oil in the truck as and when needed.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must have Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks), Class 2/2F/C Licence (buses with more than passengers) and Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles).
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication.
  • The candidate should have extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.
  • The candidate must be adaptable and foresighted in order to deal with unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc).
  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of safety regulations, including not only traffic laws but also rules governing how often they must rest, the maximum number of miles they can drive, and so on.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).

Security and Safety

  •  The candidate should be subjected to a thorough drug test as well as a criminal background check.
  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting position
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

Benefits

  • Health, Long term and Financial benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Dental plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long term benefits, the selected candidates would get many other benefits.
  • Under Financial benefits, the selected candidates would get benefits as per collective agreement.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

jobs@wasteconnections.com

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