BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Landfill Attendant

Four (4) Temporary CASUAL
Solid Waste Services
Competition No.: 2021-036

About the Role
The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking four (4) Temporary Casual Landfill Attendants in the Solid Waste Services Department at the Regional Landfill and Church Road Transfer sites.

Reporting to the Landfill and Transfer Station Supervisors, the successful candidates will contribute to the effective operation of the Solid Waste Facilities by assisting both the public, and other team members at the Landfill and Transfer Station. General duties for this position will include screening loads, removing contaminants from recycling piles, responding to customer inquiries, maintaining site cleanliness, performing landscaping duties, and other duties as requested.

Qualifications for this position include, a grade 11 education, plus one (1) year of prior job-related experience in a Solid Waste Management Facility, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

In addition, the incumbent must posses a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License, Level One First Aid Certificate, working knowledge of WHMIS/SDS and safe work procedures, be in good physical condition with ability to complete heavy lifting, and have good communications skills.

Job Details
These are temporary casual Union position with varying hours of work for three (3) months, with the possibility of extension based on the operational needs of the department. The (2020) rate of pay is $26.57 to $27.97 per hour plus 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

A Criminal Record Check is required as a condition of employment with the Regional District of Nanaimo.


  • Grade 11 education
  • 1 year of prior job-related experience in a Solid Waste Management Facility
  • Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License
  • Level One First Aid

Application Details
Please quote competition 2021-036 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via email to
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Applications will be accepted until:
4:00 pm, on April 14, 2021

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Job Description

Professional Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: April 7, 2021, 3:16 pm
Expires: April 14, 2021, 4:00 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Rate: $27.97 Hour