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Hazardous and Electronic Waste (HEW) Technician

Reporting To:  Hazardous and Electronic Waste Operations Coordinator (or delegate)

Rate of Pay: $17.50 per hour

Area of Authority:

The Hazardous and Electronic Waste (HEW) Technician will assist the Hazardous and Electronic Waste (HEW) Operations Coordinator with the implementation of the HEW Programs for the Centre & South Hastings Waste Services Board (Quinte Waste Solutions). The position is a recurring contract with 30+ hours per week from April until November, and with part time hours in December until March.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Capable of lifting bulky items up to 35kg
  • Ability to work flexible work schedule on an as required basis
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to operate non-motorized equipment safely and productively
  • Client service and public interaction skills
  • G Class Driver’s License with clean driving record (Clean Driver’s Abstract Required)
  • Environmental background an asset

Summary of Duties

Under the direction of and reporting to the HEW Operations Coordinator, the HEW Technician is required to perform the following duties:

Assist with the execution of the Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection Program including:

  • Set up and break down at all collection sites including the main depot and mobile collection events
  • Unloading/loading of materials at HEW collection events as required
  • Sorting, identification and packing of delivered materials
  • Preparation of company trucks and equipment for mobile collection events
  • Receive and maintain up-to-date training in technical and health and safety issues as directed (eg. TDG Certification, First Aid/CPR, OHS)
  • Provide public relations/assistance
  • Registration of HEW collection event participants as required

Assist with the Delivery of the Reuse Program including:

  • Sorting material for inclusion/exclusion in the Program
  • Set up of site for Reuse Day
  • Provide public relations/assistance

Site Maintenance:

  • Assist with the general upkeep, organization, and maintenance of the main depot property
    as required or as directed by the Operations Supervisor or delegate

Additional Requirements:

  • CLEAN Driver’s Abstract
  • Criminal Record Check

Other Duties as assigned by senior staff

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Ron Rae, HEW Operations Coordinator at [email protected].