Cowichan Valley Regional District

Truck Driver - External

Job Locations CA-BC-Duncan
Competition Number
23023-E
Closing Date
2/8/2023
Type
Casual
Department
Operations
Division
Recycling & Waste Management
Location : Name
Bings Creek Recycling Centre

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a casual Truck Driver in the Recycling & Waste Management Division within the Operations Department. Reporting to the Manager - Solid Waste Operations and supervised by the Recycling Leader V, the Truck Driver contributes to the effective operation of CVRD Recycling Facilities through the efficient and safe collection and hauling of residential and commercial waste using tandem axle collection trucks and other equipment as required. 

Qualifications

  • Secondary School graduation or equivalent
  • Curbside Truck driving: Two (2) years of driving experience in a related field using a Class 3 Driver’s License or 6 months of driving for CVRD using a Class 3 Driver’s License is required
  • Roll-Off Truck driving or Relief Curbside Truck driving: Two (2) years of driving experience in a related field using a Class 3 Driver’s License is considered an asset
  • Experience in customer relations and conflict management
  • Valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Level 1 First Aid with CPR
  • Front End Loader Operator Safety Training certificate from an accredited institution would be an asset.
  • Excavator Operator Safety Training certificate from an accredited institution would be an asset.

 Please click here to view the full job description and qualifications for this position 

Hours of Work

As this is a casual, on-call opportunity there are no guaranteed hours of work. Shifts are scheduled based on operational need. The successful candidate must be able to work a flexible variety of hours and shifts and as a condition of employment must be available on short notice for casual, on-call work for a minimum of 2 days per week on weekdays during the hours of operation for Curbside Collection which operates Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m. Weekday and weekend shifts may be scheduled to operate the roll-off truck. Applicants must indicate their ability to commit to these conditions in their cover letter.

Salary

This employment opportunity is unionized (USW Local 1-1937) with a probationary wage rate of $32.99 per hour and a regular wage rate of $35.01 per hour (2023 rates).

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 pm on the closing date indicated above. You may also include a recent driver's abstract in your application. 

Note

The successful applicant will be required to provide a satisfactory police information check and driver’s abstract.

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