Scale Operators

Region of Waterloo

Kitchener, ON, Canada

Part time

Muncipal / Public

Jan 15

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Committed to fostering opportunities for current and future generations, the Region of Waterloo is an inclusive, thriving and sustainable region of connected rural and urban communities with global reach.

Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire, by delivering quality services to a diverse population of 560,000+, while creating a healthy, collaborative environment of learning, respect and innovation. This is a place where employees are valued and recognized for their talents and contributions to our success.


If you’re a team player who can respond tactfully and courteously to customer inquiries, face to face and on the phone, use job-related software such as GEOWARE, accurately enter data, operate a computerized weighscale and a cash register, and reconcile and balance daily receipts, keep reading. Working up to 24 hours per week, various shifts (Monday to Saturday, between 6:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.), as assigned, you will operate and maintain a computerized vehicle weighscale, process vehicles and perform related activities at Regional Waste Management sites.

These 5 temporary, part-time positions, of approximately 6 months, call for reading, writing and math skills acquired through a Grade 12 education plus 1 year of customer service and cash-handling experience. The ability to read licence plate numbers, tickets, reports, computer screen options, policies and procedures, bills of lading, and By-law 98-87, update data in customer files, and manually record weighscale tickets if computers fail is essential. The successful candidates must provide an acceptable Police Record Check (Level 2) for bondability.

Please visit our website for a detailed description of these positions (competition #2021-1003), and to apply online before 11:59 p.m., Monday, January 25, 2021.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview. We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

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Region of Waterloo

Serving, engaging and inspiring current and future generations