Landfill Attendant

Req ID:  931
Business Unit:  Parks Recreation and Environmental Servi
Division:  Environmental Resource Management
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $30.31 - $30.31 per hour
Hours of Work:  Up to 80 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Jul 18, 2024
Closing Date: 

Req ID: 931 

Business Unit: Parks Recreation and Environmental Services 

Division: Environmental Resource Management

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J05 

Rate of Pay:  $30.31 per hour; plus 14% in lieu of benefits 

Hours of Work: Up to 80 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date: June 19, 2024

Closing Date: Open until filled, review of submissions will begin on July 2, 2024



This position is responsible for traffic control at the bin area, working face and recycling areas and assists in the maintenance and clean-up of the site. Liaises with customers in a friendly and helpful manner and helps regulate the disposal and recycling materials being received.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the bin, working face and/or recycling areas.
  • Greets and provides instructions to customers regarding the use of the facility.
  • Directs traffic in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Records number of roll-off bins emptied per day.
  • Regulates disposal of recyclable and banned materials.
  • Maintains and cleans bin and recycling area.
  • Assists in daily clean-up and maintenance of the landfill site.
  • Monitors disposal of refuse to ensure adherence to bylaws.
  • Maintains turning areas and roadways free of litter and debris.
  • Assists customers with the sorting and depositing of recyclable materials.
  • Monitors incoming materials and maintains statistical information regarding received materials.
  • Operates compactor bins.
  • Services food waste transfer bins.
  • Schedules and records the hauling of recyclable materials offsite to various processors.
  • Coordinates the removal of selected reusable goods from the facility by approved charities.
  • Provides basic customer education on recycling and hands out printed information.
  • Collects data periodically as part of customer surveys.
  • Maintains physical appearance and tidiness of recycling facility.
  • Performs ongoing site maintenance and general duties.
  • Operates light service vehicles.
  • Provides emergency response, as required.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions of a non-technical nature.
  • Ability to work in a busy environment, work under stress and maintain an excellent, friendly working relationship with all users of the landfill.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with customers in a professional and tactful manner while demonstrating good judgement.
  • Knowledge of WorkSafeBC regulations, site regulations and pertinent bylaws.
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions.
  • Physically able to perform required duties (lifting, bending, reaching, standing, etc.)


  • High School Graduation
  • Some directly related experience


  • Valid BC Driver's Licence


To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

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