County of Grande Prairie
  • 22-May-2020 to 2020-06-03 (MST)
  • Clairmont, AB, CAN
  • 28.19 to $33.64
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

An additional 5% in lieu of benefits


The Landfill Heavy Equipment Operator ensures waste is compacted as necessary and maintains the cleanliness and safety of the landfill to the standards set out in the associated approval. This position involves operating heavy machinery such as skid steer, loader, compactor, and dozer. Manual labor is also performed to maintain appearance of facility, separate materials, and service equipment. The Operator assists customers in the transfer station and recycling areas.

Job Duties and Tasks:

  • Compact waste as necessary;
  • Litter picking, mowing, tidying up in transfer station, shop and general site as well as scale maintenance;
  • Cover landfill face with soil using dozer and scraper;
  • Maintain equipment (cleaning tracks on cat, greasing, etc), help with services and equipment checklists;
  • Snow removal;
  • Ensure landfill is cleared of debris and other rubbish;
  • Assist customers within the Transfer/Recycling Station Area. Includes recycling and recycling awareness, identification and separation of hazardous wastes, and providing assistance guiding transfer station users to the appropriate disposal areas;

 Qualifications:

  • Class 5 Driver's License and clean Abstract
  • Willingness and ability to work rotating, compressed work weeks, and overtime when required;
  • Previous landfill, transfer station or solid waste station experience would be an asset;
  • Landfill Certification and/or Transfer Station Certification an asset;
  • Willingness to cross train and learn all the functions at the landfill is required;
  • Ability to operate County owned heavy equipment;
  • Ability to effectively and courteously interact with waste haulers, members of the public and co-workers;
  • Ability to undertake labourer duties (which may involve litter picking, lifting, sweeping, cleaning, shoveling);
  • Ability to undertake basic maintenance of equipment would be an asset;
  • Experience with MS Outlook and an ability to use computers;
  • Acceptable Police Information Check required.

This position is Seasonal full-time, 40 hours a week until approximately September 2020. Some extended hours and/or weekends may be required to meet operational needs. 

  • This posting may be used for future vacancies or to fill more than one position
  • This posting may be open until a suitable candidate(s) is/are found.

Please note that once your application is complete, you will receive a confirmation email. If we require any additional information we will contact you. We thank everyone for their application, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to the volume of applications received  we can only answer questions at the interview stage.

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