Diversion Equipment Operator

Diversion Equipment Operator

Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: February 8th 2018
Salary: $21.37 per hour
Description:

The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is currently recruiting for a Diversion Equipment Operator. This is a full-time, contract position, at 40 hours per week Monday to Saturday, from May 1, 2018 until September 29, 2018.

The primary duties of a Diversion Equipment Operator is to operate the facilities’ loaders, forklifts, baling and other processing equipment used in the receiving, processing and shipping of diversion materials.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all the duties of a Diversion Equipment Operator
  • Generally works on own with some contact with co-workers and customers delivering materials
  • Assists in the processing of recyclables and organics including loading conveyor belts, monitoring quality, presorting materials and the processing of organic material (i.e. windrow management including turning and watering)
  • Ensures appropriate records related to daily equipment checks and servicing, and incident and hazard reports are completed
  • Other duties as asssigned
Qualifications
  • Equivalent to high school education with some degree of specialization in equipment operation and maintenance
  • Minimum six months experience with various kinds of equipment and rolling stock
  • Must have a satisfactory driver’s abstract
  • Must have a valid DZ license and experience with roll-off trucks/tandem axle dump trucks
  • Must have a general knowledge of recyclable, organic and waste materials for proper sorting and waste classification
  • A working knowledge of composting operations would be considered an asset
Additional Information

Interested candidates should submit their resume with cover letter by March 2nd, 2018, via email, fax or mail. Please state the name of the position you are applying for.

We thank all who apply, but only those being interviewed will be contacted.

Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the selection process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

Contact Information
Laurie Benjamin, Diversion Supervisor
Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre
900 Woito Station Road, RR # 4
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 6W5

Fax: 613-735-1837
Email: lbenjamin@ovwrc.com
Website: www.ovwrc.com
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