Diversion and Disposal Facility Inspector and/or Scale Attendant

Regional District of North Okanagan - Coldstream, BC (30+ days ago)

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The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and explore. With its diverse landscapes and extraordinary recreational opportunities, our residents enjoy a comfortable balance of work-life activities. With a regional population of 90,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We have openings for casual Diversion and Disposal Facility (DDF) Inspectors and/or Scale Attendants. The successful candidates will have a Grade 12 Diploma and a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license. You are friendly and outgoing, tactful with effective communication skills and provide great overall customer service. You are physically fit, able to stand for extended periods and able to work in adverse weather and in conditions typical of a landfill setting (dust, noise, odours, etc.). Level 1 First Aid certification, previous work experience in a landfill setting or in a customer service capacity will be considered assets.

The Inspector is responsible for inspecting and providing direction and education to customers on recycling and disposal requirements and the Solid Waste Management Bylaw. The Inspector also assists with customer enquiries and maintains the overall cleanliness and safety of the facility.

The Scale Attendant is also responsible for providing direction and education to customers on recycling and disposal requirements and the Solid Waste Management Bylaw, as well as managing scale house operations. You have excellent attention to detail, experience processing cash/debit transactions, can manage daily and weekly financial reporting all while performing under pressure in a high customer volume environment.

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the primary work location will be at the Greater Vernon DDF, but may also work in Armstrong/Spallumcheen or Lumby on occasion. DDFs are open seven days per week, three of the four seasons; weekend shifts may be required.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. The starting wage for this position is $19.79 with incremental steps to a maximum of $22.74, plus 16% in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays, and all other benefits.

For further information regarding the RDNO and the full job description please visit our website at rdno.ca/careers

Please submit your resume, cover letter and any corresponding information as one PDF document and quote Competition No. 20-15 in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone or email enquiries please.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $19.79 to $22.74 /hour

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