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PT Landfill Attendant – Lethbridge Waste & Recycling Centre

Title PT Landfill Attendant – Lethbridge Waste & Recycling Centre
LocationLethbridge, AB
Job Information

With decades of experience beginning in 1970, Whissell is among the most respected contracting companies in the industry. Whissell was recently awarded the management of the Lethbridge Waste & Recycling Centre. We are seeking a detailed, organized, and motivated Landfill Attendants to join our team in Lethbridge County

Whissell is looking for FT and PT Landfill Attendant. This position is responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective coordination of traffic and customers at the Lethbridge Waste Management Facility (WMF). The Landfill Attendant will follow the established policies and procedures of the WMF and Whissell Contracting in the execution of his/her daily duties.

This position operates in a fast-paced, dynamic, and rewarding environment. If you are a self-motivated team player efficient at using your time and are often referred to as a dependable individual whose organizational skills shine through in a fast-paced environment, Whissell Invites you to become part of our Lethbridge Team!

Principal Responsibilities

  • Litter picking the entire WMF property and adjacent lands as required
  • Ensure Public Drop Off area and Hazardous Household Waste area are running efficiently throughout the day; assist other staff where required
  • Ensure WMF is maintained in a clean, professional manner
  • Ensure the facility is operated in accordance with applicable regulations, guidelines and with all required approvals
  • Coordinate with Scale Attendants to maximize efficiency and maintain a safe work environment
  • Ensure requests made by the City of Lethbridge are met
  • Ensure interactions with the public are done in a courteous and professional manner
  • Educate customers about the types of waste or recyclables accepted at the different locations within the WMF
  • Identify potentially recyclable materials being dropped off and educate customers about recycling opportunities
  • Ensure adequate signage and barricades are utilized in order to direct customers to the appropriate locates and warn of potential hazards at the WMF
  • Ensure any public or private disposal vehicles are not granted access to the WMF outside of the normal hours of operation
  • Snow removal and de-ice areas where foot traffic occurs, including but not limited to, the public drop-off area
  • Direct traffic backing up to the public drop-off bins and direct the unloading of solid waste to ensure both occur in a safe and efficient manner
  • Visually screen waste loads being dumped for hazardous or unacceptable waste regularly
  • Aiding with maintenance and cleaning of the bailer
  • Working in a confined space, as well as from heights
  • Other miscellaneous duties as required

Skills & Experience

  • Previous customer service experience is considered an asset
  • Previous cash transaction and reporting experience is considered an asset
  • Able to speak, read and write English
  • Able to take directions, remain respectful, and operate with integrity to fulfill Landfill operations
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive is a fast-paced dynamic work environment
  • Good interpersonal skills

Essential Qualifications:

  • Previous customer service experience is considered an asset
  • Previous cash transaction and reporting experience is considered an asset
  • Able to speak, read and write English
  • Able to take directions, remain respectful, and operate with integrity to fulfill Landfill operations
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive is a fast-paced dynamic work environment
  • Good interpersonal skills

What We Offer You:

• Competitive compensation and incentive program
• Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan
• Safety incentive program
• Professional and Career development opportunities
• Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
• Family owned and operated, you are not just a number, you are family

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter through indeed on our website whissell.ca. Email resume to carrers@whissell.ca

with the position title as the subject line.

 

Whissell Contracting Ltd. would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies please.

Job Type: Full-time

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