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City of Burnaby

Truck Driver - Solid Waste and Recycling (Residential Collection - Spare)

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
9 days ago
Truck Driver - Solid Waste and Recycling (Residential Collection - Spare)
Competition No.:
Regular Full Time
$31.94/hour (2019 Rates)
Last Updated:
3/27/20 8:58 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is skilled, routine truck driving work, with a focus on residential collection of recycling, garbage and yard-waste involving the operation of all single and tandem axle vehicles of gross vehicle weight of 18,000 kg. or greater in the Solid Waste and Recycling Department. An incumbent loads, secures, transports and unloads materials under varying traffic and field conditions; cleans, checks and performs light servicing work on the unit; maintains simple records and work reports. Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections; cleans, checks and performs light servicing work on the unit driven. Performs other related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of the twelfth school grade and considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience, plus thorough knowledge of the rules of safe operation and precautions to be taken to avoid accidents in the operation of large vehicles with attached or auxiliary equipment. Considerable knowledge of Municipal street layout and related departmental operations. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, co-workers and supervisors. The incumbent will demonstrate a mechanical aptitude, has been previously trained on relevant equipment, and possess related operating experience. The successful candidate may work statutory holidays and/or occasional weekends. Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 3 with Air Brake endorsement, is required.

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Pilot Recruitment:

This position is posted under the terms of the 2016 Memorandum of Agreement to enable the senior capable applicant to be confirmed in the position, subject to the successful passing of skills tests applicable to the classification and providing that there are no current performance or safety infractions.

Please apply online by April 6, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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