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2021-18 - Environmental Services Specialist (Full Time)

2021-18 - Environmental Services Specialist (Full Time)

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Posting #: 2021-18
Title: Environmental Services Specialist (Full Time)
Department: Engineering
Duties: The incumbent will be responsible for providing assistance to the Manager of Environmental Services for the efficient operation of the landfill site. Work relation to the landfill operation shall include, but not necessarily be restricted to the following duties; day to day liaison with the contractor(s) operating at the landfill including weigh scales, providing the contractor with instructions on the location of daily and weekly cover operations; making recommendations on improving work methods; assisting with the administration of the landfill contract and the monitoring of adherence to the requirements of the contract.

The incumbent will be required to supervise the work of per diem contractors and City forces, carry out technical investigations relating to landfill improvements such as surface drainage, leachate collection systems, assist in the long term planning of the landfill and assist with the preparation of the annual operation and maintenance of capital work.

The incumbent will also be required to oversee all aspects of the City's recycling programs including, but not limited to, supervision of the recycling contract, operation of the recycling bins, public relations and public events concerning recycling as well as overseeing capital projects that arise from time to time.

The incumbent will perform other related duties as assigned. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under general supervision in accordance with established routine and performance is subject to review, inspection and evaluation by the Manager of Environmental Services.
Education: Must have completed Grade 12 and be an accredited Civil Engineering Technical (CET) with a minimum of two (2) years experience related to municipal engineering work with emphasis on solid waste management;
Skills: -Must be in possession of a valid B.C. Driver's Licence;
-Good knowledge of engineering principles and practices relating to municipal solid waste;
-Sound knowledge of engineering design principles related to recycling;
-Knowledge of methods, procedures and practices used in landfill operations;
-Knowledge of methods, procedures and practices used in weigh scale operations;
-Able to perform engineering design and layout work to prepare estimates, costs, drawings, etc.;
-Able to use surveying, drafting and calculating instruments;
-Good knowledge of municipal bylaws, zoning regulations and other pertinent regulations/polices pertaining to the operation of the department;
-Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with developers, contractors, engineers, elected officials, other members of staff and the general public;
-Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in written format, with sound knowledge and ability to prepare and present technical and non-technical reports.
Salary: $32.58 to $38.33 per hour
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2021-04-01 04:30 PM
Posted: 2021-03-04
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