The City of Yellowknife is looking for a hard-working individual to join our team of employees at the Solid Waste Facility as a Solid Waste Facility Attendant I for a One Year Term.
Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Solid Waste Facility and the general supervision of the Manager of Sustainability and Solid Waste , the incumbent directs the acceptance, processing and placement of refuse, operates equipment and performs duties related to the City’s solid waste management program. This includes operating weigh scales and collecting tipping fees; cleaning and maintaining all areas of the Baling Facility, landfill site and recycling stations and operating a tandem truck, loader, bobcat, baler and dozer. It also includes some labouring work such as shovelling and some heavy lifting. This position is located at the City’s Solid Waste Management Facility and involves working weekends when required.
The position requires a valid Class III Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement and manual transmission, a certificate in Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and a minimum of two years’ experience operating equipment such as a tandem truck, loader, bobcat, excavator, dozer and baler. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to operate equipment in a safe manner. The work involves heavy lifting and manual labour such as shovelling therefore applicants must be physically fit. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience working in a solid waste management facility or equivalent training/experience