Truck Driver – Solid Waste and Recycling (Multi Family & ICI Collection) – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Truck Driver – Solid Waste and Recycling (Multi Family & ICI Collection

Competition No.: 2021-018
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $33.23/hour
Last Updated: 1/20/21 9:21 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Reporting to the Foreman, Solid Waste & Recycling, Multi-Family & ICI, this is skilled, routine truck driving work involving the operation of various collection trucks of gross vehicle weight in excess of 18,000 kg. in the Solid Waste and Recycling Department. An incumbent loads, secures, transports and unloads materials under varying traffic and field conditions; cleans, checks and performs light servicing work on the unit; maintains simple records and work reports. The successful candidate will be required to accept assignments in other areas of Solid Waste & Recycling, as assigned by a supervisor, and operate all types of single- and tandem-axle vehicles required to perform the work (e.g. Recycling trucks, Automated garbage trucks, Jitney trucks, Container Trucks (Front End Loader), Rear Loader Trucks, etc.), as per operational requirements and perform other related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of the twelfth school grade and considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience, plus thorough knowledge of the rules of safe operation and precautions to be taken to avoid accidents in the operation of large vehicles with attached or auxiliary equipment. Considerable knowledge of Municipal street layout and related departmental operations. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, co-workers and supervisors. The incumbent will demonstrate a mechanical aptitude, have demonstrated the ability to be previously trained on relevant equipment, and possess related operating experience. The successful candidate may work statutory holidays and/or occasional weekends. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 3 with Air Brake endorsement, is required.

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM 

Pilot Recruitment:
This position is posted under the terms of the 2016 Memorandum of Agreement to enable the senior capable applicant to be confirmed in the position, subject to the successful passing of skills tests applicable to the classification and providing that there are no current performance or safety infractions.

Please apply online by January 29, 2021.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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