Compost Attendant – District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)





Temporary Full Time Position
(Approximately 7 months)

Do you enjoy working with the public and spending time outside?  If so, this might be a great opportunity for you.  Saanich Public Works is seeking a temporary full time Compost Attendant to ensure the safety and smooth operation of the compost drop-off site. The Compost Attendant provides a professional level of customer service; operates a backhoe to maintain the site; coordinates the hauling of full compost bins; upholds the Municipal Safety Policy, promotes, monitors and ensures the public complies with WorkSafe BC regulations within the drop off site; monitors vehicles for contractors/commercial loads; performs sweeping, clean up and traffic control as required; provides cashier duties for the sale of tickets for extra household refuse and maintains garbage carts including assembly/washing/organization.

Requirements include: Grade 11 or equivalent; basic record keeping skills; three months experience in dealing with the public; backhoe certification or experience; valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence; annual renewal of Driver’s Abstract.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $28.60 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021 quoting competition 21031 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7.  In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.


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