Waste Operations Labourer

Region of Waterloo

Kitchener, ON, Canada

Full time

May 6

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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.


Working 40 hours per week, you’ll perform litter control, landscaping, material handling, and other site maintenance duties at an assigned landfill site, as well as receive and prepare household hazardous waste for transport. This role calls for knowledge of reading, writing and math skills, acquired through a Grade 10 education, plus 1 year of experience working with job-related equipment and tools. Knowledge of job-related policies, procedures, standard operating procedures, and safety standards, ISO 14001, relevant legislation, including the Environmental Protection Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, CVOR requirements, and Book 7 traffic control plans is also required. A skilled communicator, you can assist the public by responding to inquiries, providing instruction and waste diversion program information, and directing vehicles at waste management sites, exchange information with others, and work effectively on a team. Along with having a functional knowledge of the proper and safe operation and use of equipment related to the job duties, you must be able to function effectively and safely in the various environmental conditions experienced at a waste management site. A valid Class DZ driver’s licence and a satisfactory driving record are required to operate Regional equipment. This full-time position involves working Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Please visit our website for a detailed description of this position (competition #2021-1426), and to apply online before 11:59 p.m., May 16, 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