Waste Management & Maintenance Worker April 2016

Job Description: 

Waste Management & Maintenance Worker (20-37.5 hrs per week)

The position will consist of:

Permanent Part-Time Waste Management (20 hrs)
On-Call Maintenance Worker (balance of work week as required)


Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator, the Waste Management and Maintenance Worker is responsible for the curbside collection of garbage and recycling materials in SFN communities on a weekly basis in addition to performing basic maintenance duties as required.


Primary Responsibilities:

Collects, loads and transports SFN residential garbage and recycling to landfill sites and recycling depots two days per week, and as needed for additional collection requirements.  Garbage may include items up to 50 pounds in weight.
Drives mounts and dismounts SFN’s garbage collection truck in a safe and responsible manner for garbage and recycling collection.
Complies with all local and provincial transportation regulations and with related SFN policies including the Lone Worker/Working Alone policy and procedure.
Communicates professionally with community members and others at all times.
Completes the Solid Waste/Recycling Log to record community member concerns and waste non-compliance issues.
Completes a daily pre and post trip truck inspection as per the procedure and documents any items requiring maintenance. 
Cleans the interior and exterior of the garbage collection truck on an as needed basis.
Utilizes supplied safety equipment including, but not limited to, coveralls, gloves and steel toed boots.
Assists with basic maintenance and approved emergency repair work including carpentry, construction, minor plumbing, drainage and water/sewer and electrical maintenance, as required.
Other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience requirements:

Holder of Class 5 drivers licence with a clean driving record is essential.
Successfully pass third party pre-employment physical testing & examination and a criminal record check.


Key Competencies:

Must be physically fit to perform physical requirements of the position.
Ability to work in all weather extremes including extreme hot or cold, wet or dry conditions.
Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative and be proactive.
Ensure conflict situations are handled with tact, diplomacy and sensitivity.
Must be willing to work in potentially unpleasant working conditions when handling garbage.


Please submit your current resume and cover letter to:

Snuneymuxw First Nation 668 Centre Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4Z4


Fax: 250-753-3492

Deadline Date:  May 9, 2016 by 4:30pm


Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 9, 2016
Job Type: 
Employment (Part Time)