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Job Description

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    Temporary Full-Time
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  • Experience:

    Not Specified

Department: Community Operations Services Department Branch: Operations Parks & Environmental Services

Location: Consolidated Operations Depot

Employment Group: CUPE 250 Salary Grade: 11-$35.19 – $37.01 Standard Weekly Hours of Work: 40.00 Shift Work Required: No

This is an open posting for Temporary Full-Time Single Operator/Loader positions that may arise at the City of Oshawa.

Please continue to apply to other opportunities that may become available as this posting will only be used for temporary opportunities.

Reporting to the Manager/Supervisor, Waste Collection and/or the Working Foreperson, the Single Operator/Loader is responsible for the collection of waste along an assigned route. The City of Oshawa strives to provide an environment that cultivates and supports the following core values: Authenticity, Courage, and Trust (ACT).


  • Collect and load waste along an assigned route and operate a waste collection vehicle, while providing excellent customer service to residents
  • Work in accordance with the City of Oshawa’s Safe Work Standards and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Perform various duties related to Winter Control and/or Winter Call Board activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill normally associated with the completion of Grade Twelve (12), and a minimum of one (1) year experience with the collection process and the operation of refuse equipment or have the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, minimum Class “DZ”, in good standing, and able to pass the Corporation’s tests for motor vehicle operation
  • Capable of obtaining and maintaining a minimum Operator 1 internal licence
  • Capable and willing to upgrade to Operator 2 category at the City’s convenience, based on operational requirements
  • Physically fit and able to perform strenuous work involving considerable effort for extended periods of time
  • Capable of meeting productivity targets for assigned work in a safe manner
  • Able to climb, lift and move heavy items (80 lbs. approx. 36 kgs) up to 6-12 tons per day on garbage/organic and up to 20 tons per day on yard waste
  • Knowledge and understanding of and ability to apply safety policies, standards, and legislation (Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and WHIMIS)
  • Good communication skills and ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to understand and follow a route map and applicable work standards and by-laws which deal with routine and standardized situations
  • Able to complete forms and records relevant to the job
  • Good interpersonal skills and courtesy to deal with the general public and to discuss routine information with colleagues
  • Must serve on the Winter Call Board in accordance with Article 11.05 (c) of the CUPE 250 Collective Agreement and successfully complete all required training necessary to meet operational requirements
  • The job may require scheduled work outside the Waste Collection Division and/or outside the Parks & Environmental Services Branch
  • This may require evening and night shift work
  • The job may require over-time work outside normal working hours and on weekends

As a condition of employment, the City of Oshawa will require successful candidates to undergo a Criminal Records and Judicial Matters check and an employment medical.

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