Duties & Responsibilities:
Operate forklift, and skid steer in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies, and procedures. Cross-training on Landfill equipment will be provided.
A variety of labour and equipment operation duties, including yard maintenance (mowing with various equipment, cleaning up wind-blown litter, etc.) and baling of recyclable materials.
Scaling trucks in and out and some computer/email duties.
Loading trailers and quality control for Recycle products.
Travel will be required to and from Landfill. Training may be conducted off-site with travel costs provided by Loraas.
Other duties and projects as assigned
Previous forklift experience an asset
Farm background considered an asset
Must be in good physical condition
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work with little or no supervision
Ability to work in a team environment
Experience operating equipment is considered an asset
Valid class 5 license with clean drivers abstract as well as own reliable transportation to and from facilities.
Criminal Record Check required.
As a condition of employment, all new employees to safety sensitive positions must successfully pass a substance test within a two week period of their hiring date. A criminal record check will also be required.
Family/team atmosphere where staff are valued and appreciated
Excellent well maintained equipment and facilities
Competitive or above industry wage rates with annual review
Annual bonus incentive based upon performance and annual evaluation
Blue Cross Benefits Plan
Pension plan through Great-West Life
Opportunities for learning, advancement, personal growth, and challenge
Many other benefits and perks!
Skills And Abilities
– Working with others
– Valid driver’s licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– Forklift Operator Certification
– Sort, pack, crate and package materials and products
– Perform other labouring and elemental activities
– Clean Work Areas And Equipment
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
– Repetitive tasks
– Hand-eye co-ordination
– Standing for extended periods
Security and Safety
– Criminal record check (abstract)
– Driving record check (abstract)
– Steel-toed safety boots
– Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work Site Environment