Cowichan Valley Regional District

Recycling Facility Leader V

Job Locations CA-BC-Duncan
Competition Number
Closing Date
Regular Full Time
Recycling & Waste Management
Location : Name
Bings Creek Recycling Centre

General Information

Majestic mountains, the rugged West Coast Trail, serene lakes, and one of the world’s tallest free-standing timber rail trestles all lie in the picturesque Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). Located on Vancouver Island, the CVRD provides a wide range of local government services to a population of 80,000 within its 4 distinct municipalities and 9 electoral areas. Just 50 km north of Victoria and 30 km south of Nanaimo, the Cowichan Valley offers a warm climate and numerous parks, recreational, cultural, and social opportunities.

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications for the regular full time Recycling Facility Leader V in Solid Waste Operations within the Recycling & Solid Waste Management Division of the Operations Department. . Reporting to the Manager, Solid Waste Operations the Recycling Facility Leader V ensures the safe, efficient operation of CVRD Recycling facilities including a transfer station and truck fleet coordination. This position coordinates the daily facilities operations, including supervising and directing the work of staff, coordinating contractor servicing requirements, administering and enforcing OH&S policies and related regulatory requirements to ensure the facilities operate safely and efficiently.


  • Secondary School graduation or equivalency
  • Keyboarding and basic office equipment training, and Microsoft Office training
  • Five (5) years of experience directing staff in a related supervisory role inclusive of conflict management
  • Two (2) years of experience:  working in an industrial workplace; working with cash and other forms of payment in a professional capacity (daily reconciliations, float); and, using administrative and office equipment
  • Experience:  dispatching drivers to achieve maximum efficiencies; and, using MS Office software at a basic level (Outlook, Word, Excel)

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

  • Valid Class 3 BC Driver's License with air endorsement
  • First Aid Level 1 with CPR
  • Skid Steer Operator Safety Training certificate from a qualified instructor – employer provided
  • Front End Loader Operator Safety Training certificate from a qualified instructor – employer provided
  • Excavator Operator Safety Training certificate from a qualified instructor – employer provided
  • Traffic Control Person Training - employer provided
  • WHMIS – employer provided


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Hours of Work

This regular full time position works 40 hours of work per week. Shifts are scheduled based on operational need. The successful applicant must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes a variety of days and hours per week.


This position is unionized (USW Local 1-1937) with a Step 1 wage rate of $36.38 per hour and a Step 2 wage rate of $38.66 per hour (2022 wage rates).  Benefits are included as per the CVRD and USW Local 1-1937 Collective Agreement.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and resume as part of your application before 4:30 p.m. by the application deadline date.


  • Testing may be part of the interview process and will be based on the knowledge skills and abilities detailed in the job description.
  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a current satisfactory driver’s abstract.


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