ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - TEMPORARY CLASS 1 DRIVER & EQUIPMENT OPERATOR – Smithers-Telkwa

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is seeking applicants to fill a Temporary (2 month) Class 1 Waste Haul Driver that also have Excavator experience. The 40-hours per week position is based at the Smithers-Telkwa Transfer Station. The wage for this position is $29.23, however as it is temporary, there are no benefits.

The hours of operation of the Waste Haul Position are Monday from 8:00am to 6:00pm, Tuesday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm and is covered by an averaging agreement. Drivers are not expected to work on Statutory Holidays.

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Mondays: Haul municipal waste in 53 ft trailers from Burns Lake and Smithers to the Knockholt Landfill in Houston:
  • Tuesday to Thursday: Process and haul Woodwaste
    • Operate and feed a grinder with an excavator
    • Load Woodwaste with an excavator into 53 ft trailers and haul from the Smithers-Telkwa Transfer Station to the Knockholt Landfill
  • Conduct pre-trip inspections and routine cleaning and maintenance on trucks, trailers and equipment, and
  • Assist with other hauling and excavator tasks as required.

Qualifications and Required Experience:

  • Class 1 driver’s license with air brake endorsement
  • Minimum of 2 years professional driving experience in northern climates
  • Experience operating and maintaining walking floor technology is preferred
  • Experience performing general maintenance on truck and trailer units
  • Ability to fill out log books and maintain records
  • Experience running and maintaining excavators
  • Be physically fit
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  •  Good communication skills.

Applications, which clearly outline experience, including a driver’s abstract will be accepted until Monday November 29, 2021 Resumes may be emailed to HR@rdbn.bc.ca and should be addressed to Alex Eriksen, Director of Environmental Services.