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The Public Works division is responsible for providing municipal services, which include, but is not limited to, construction, maintenance, and repair of bridges, streets/roads, storm drains/culverts, and Public Works facilities. The division is also responsible for fleet services, waste management, and utilities.
The Recycling Coordinator - Heavy Equipment Operator conducts day to day tasks at the Clairmont Center for Recycling & Waste Management such as: ensuring site safety and assisting customers at the transfer/recycling station area and landfill; operating machinery, operating the scale, maintaining records of recycling operations, contacting contractors to collect recycling products as well as providing support to landfill staff. The Recycling Coordinator also educates the community by organizing and attending public events such as school tours, Earth Day and trades shows. Your previous experience working in a landfill, transfer station or solid waste system would be an asset.
You will also possess the following education, experience, knowledge and skills:
Grade 12 or General Education Development Diploma required
Business or Administration Certificate would be an asset
Previous experience working in a landfill, transfer station or solid waste system would be an asset
Certified Operator will additionally require:
One year landfill experience or diploma (2 year program) in a related field such as Environmental Studies
Successful completion of Landfill Certification exam
Continuous education by obtaining CEUs in Landfill Operations (SWANA) to maintain certification
Completion of specialized training as required by Alberta Environment for the site
Ability to achieve Landfill Certification and/or Transfer Station Certification an asset
Ability to work weekend work and overtime
Excellent customer service skills - interact with waste haulers, members of the public and co-workers and willingness to take direction and work with others to accomplish required job tasks
Ability to operate heavy equipment in an safe and appropriate manner
Ability to undertake labor such as heaving lifting, sweeping, and shoveling
Ability to use a computer
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract
Knowledge of proper techniques, safety precautions, and methods used in operation of heavy equipment
Knowledge of health and safety requirements for solid waste facility
Ability to ensure all work related information is kept confidential as per policy and in accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Criminal record check is required
Interested applicants are invited to apply via the Job Opportunities page on the County of Grande Prairie website at www.countygp.ab.ca
Internal Number: HR-2019-0068
About County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Located in Northwestern Alberta and surrounded by a boreal forest perimeter, the County is part of the Great Plains Region.The natural resource-rich area serves as a home to many industries including Agriculture, Energy, Forestry, Manufacturing and Tourism, and allows for rapidly expanding opportunities for continuing growth.Our rich history combined with our forests, open fields, and picturesque valleys clothed in seasonal splendour, makes the County an all-season recreational paradise.