Solid Waste Collection Operator

City of Toronto based in various yards is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Solid Waste Collection Operator. City of Toronto is an ever-evolving governmental entity at the heart of meeting the diverse needs of its residents. From overseeing public transportation networks to safeguarding the welfare of its citizens, Toronto is resolute in cultivating an inclusive and thriving community. Its passionate workforce strives to uphold infrastructure, encourage sustainable growth, and champion social initiatives that cater to the distinctive requirements of its residents. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Toronto
Position: Solid Waste Collection Operator (DZ Licence Required)
No Vacancies: To be decided
Salary: $30.62 per hour
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Location: Various Yards
Job ID: 34330
Job Category: Operations & Maintenance
Division & Section: Solid Waste Management Services
Shift Information: VARIOUS
Affiliation: L416 Outside


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates must possess and maintain a valid Province of Ontario, Class “D” Driver’s License with “Z” endorsement and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience although having experience is an asset

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should be familiar with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations for the safe performance of their duties and responsibilities, or capable of obtaining familiarity with them
  • The candidates should possess and be able to maintain, as appropriate, any valid Province of Ontario requirements to operate mechanized equipment
  • The candidates should have a good driving record and be familiar with the location of major city streets
  • The candidates may be required to do shift work in conformance with the Collective Agreement
  • The candidates should have the ability to use or learn to use various technical devices related to the position
  • The candidates should have the ability to deal courteously with the public
  • The candidates should have the ability to communicate effectively in relation to their job duties
  • The candidates must be physically capable of performing the required duties (accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City’s Employment Accommodation Policy and the Joint Modified Work Program in the Collective Agreement) and able to work in all weather conditions


  • The candidates should be able to operate a wide variety of collection vehicles and equipment independently or with a crew member
  • The candidates should be able to move carts/bags to the truck and use appropriate mechanisms to dump or manually lift them onto the truck
  • The candidates should be able to operate mechanical equipment attached to vehicles/equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • The candidates should be able to lift and load garbage, recyclable materials, organics, organic yard waste, and special pick-up items such as household appliances, discarded furniture, wood, carpet, and electronics
  • The candidates should be able to place empty carts and containers back to the set-out location in a tidy manner
  • The candidates should be able to assist the operator by signaling the vehicle being maneuvered or backed up when on a two-person crew
  • The candidates should be able to drive the vehicle to designated disposal facilities and unload all materials in accordance with the requirements of the facility operator
  • The candidates should be able to perform the Daily Pre-Trip Inspection Report (Circle Check), identify and report vehicle and equipment malfunctions, and maintain the vehicle and equipment in a clean and tidy condition
  • The candidates should be able to complete reports (e.g., Driver’s Collision/Incident Report) related to assigned duties and responsibilities
  • The candidates should be able to operate a 2-way radio or mobile phone
  • The candidates should be able to perform other duties at this wage grade level or lower, such as laboring-type duties, maintenance, and cleaning activities when not operating the assigned vehicle or equipment
  • The candidates should be able to perform work in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected, and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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