Maintenance Waste Collector – District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)



Temporary Full Time Position
(Up to 2 years or return of incumbent)

If you are customer service driven, have a passion for helping the public and enjoy working on a team, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you.  Saanich Public Works is seeking a temporary full time incumbent to work in the Solid Waste Services section.

The base position is as Maintenance Waste Collector, and the successful applicant would be required to work in a variety of similar positions based on daily needs.  The position includes:   Maintenance Waste Collector (base position), Leaf Truck Operator, Refuse Truck Operator and Compost Attendant.  The successful applicant will possess the requirements to work in all of these positions. 

The responsibilities for Maintenance Waste Collector (base position) include collection of refuse and litter from litterbins, roadsides, and other locations using small dual steer semi-automated collection equipment, pickup trucks and other similar equipment as required. Duties will involve driving assigned refuse collection equipment and working outside in all types of weather. 

The successful candidate will possess a grade 12 education; valid Class 3 BC Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement; sufficient dexterity and co-ordination to safely and effectively operate all collection equipment including right hand drive trucks equipped with an automated arm operated by joystick style controls; experience dealing with the public; one year experience in a related field and all other qualifications as defined in the job descriptions. 

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Maintenance Waste Collector, Leaf Truck Operator, or Refuse Truck Operator) or Monday to Friday 8:15 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. (Compost). 

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a base wage of $29.90/hour as Maintenance Waste Collector plus benefits. Other wages include: $31.56/hr Leaf Truck Operator; $33.11/hr Refuse Truck Operator.  Job descriptions and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021 quoting competition 21018 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7.  As a component of the hiring process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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