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Equipment Operator IV – Waste & Recyclables Collection

Website City of Thunder Bay

The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay has a rewarding opportunity for Equipment Operator IV – Waste & Recyclables! (Relief)

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Work Location: Thunder Bay

Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is the sunniest City in Eastern Canada and a four-season outdoor playground. The urban centre enjoys green spaces, parks, and wilderness and is also considered a cultural capital with a thriving visual and performing arts scene. As the most populous municipality in North-western Ontario, Thunder Bay is the region’s commercial, administrative, and medical “hub”, and is home to a variety of educational institutions. Thunder Bay continues to pursue growth and development opportunities on behalf of its diverse community. Always striving to live up to its motto, Superior by Nature, the Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay (City) currently seeks…Equipment Operators IV – Waste & Recyclables! (Relief)

As a Northerner, an exceptional superior lifestyle awaits you for work and play. Shorter commutes provide work-life balance and the opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast to discover a richness of wilderness only moments away. We are the gateway to some of the most breathtaking experiences on earth, with the warmer months providing an abundance of fishing, boating, canoeing, ATVing, hiking, mountain biking, and camping opportunities, and the cooler months offering snowmobiling, ice fishing, skiing, snowshoeing and more.

Once you join us, you won’t want to leave!

If you already live here, we can’t wait for you to join our team!

If you truly enjoy the advantages of work life balance that a smaller city provides in a large organizational setting, then come join us!

The Opportunity

As an Equipment Operator IV, you will operate sanitation trucks and provide curbside collection services..

This role reports to the Supervisor Solid Waste Collection with the following accountabilities:

  • Operate sanitation trucks, pick up and load solid waste, refuse and litter.
  • Issue garbage collection notices to residents not conforming to Solid Waste Collection by-laws.
  • Checks and carries out minor servicing of equipment being operated.

Ideal Candidate

  • Must be proficient in operating trucks with a G.V.W. rating of 11,000 kgs and up.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class “D” Ontario Drivers Licence, or equivalent with a ‘Z’ endorsement.
  • Must be reliable and able to understand, read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Must be physically capable of performing manual labouring duties consisting of lifting 40 pounds or less repeatedly and be tactful and courteous.

Why Work for the City of Thunder Bay (CTB)?

When you work for the City of Thunder Bay, you are part of our team, and here you can:

  • Experience your importance,
  • Unleash your potential,
  • Know your work matters,
  • Embrace diversity,
  • Make a difference,
  • Join a dedicated team, and
  • Build community.

Learn more about the top reasons to work at the CTB:  CTB Careers

Great Tangible Benefits

As an employee with the Corporation, you will be in receipt of the following amazing benefits:

  • Great competitive salary and fantastic matching pension plan (optional)
  • Healthy hours of work – 4-day work week (typically Tuesdays to Fridays)
  • Amazing team environment, built on respect & inclusivity
  • Opportunity to work up to 40 hours per week
  • Supportive employee family assistance program (EFAP)
  • Great employee wellness program
  • Excellent future career progression opportunities

How to Apply

We can’t wait for you to join us and be a part of our team!

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