Town of Banff Resource Recovery Labourer

Town of Banff
110 Bear St, Banff, AB
Town of Banff
110 Bear St, Banff, AB

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110 Bear St, Banff, AB

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Full-Time, Term May – October
The Resource Recovery Labourer is a cross-functional position that “Takes Care of Banff” by ensuring appropriate sorting and organizing of recyclables and Re-Use-It items. On any given day you are exposed to new and varying tasks, equipment, and work locations, as well as diverse interactions with Town colleagues and Banff’s business owners, residents, and visitors.

This position provides exposure to the operation of a variety of equipment, tools, vehicles, and containers, requiring you to exercise judgement and experience. A keen eye that can access the status and maintenance needs of the operation yard, the appropriate sorting of miscellaneous items, and the standards of maintenance of areas allocated according to the needs of all departments. You will be required to assist your co-worker with customer service at the Scale house (must be familiar with use of computers, possessing keyboard accuracy and speed), collection of residential and non-residential waste, provide services to our downtown and pedestrian locations or pick-up large, unwanted items which suits your desire for workplace variety and natural tendency to teamwork.

You have a valid Class 5 Alberta Operator’s license and will need to provide a clear Driver’s Abstract on hire. Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software are an asset. You have demonstrated experience with WHIMIS legislation and operating a light duty truck and similar equipment. You can meet the physical demands of this position which include pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50-100lbs, extensive walking and climbing on and off collection trucks, working in extreme weather conditions, dealing with strong odors and have the stamina to work at a steady pace throughout a full shift.

The Resource Recovery department operates seven days a week, year-round and shifts may vary. If you enjoy physical work, being outdoors (no matter what Mother Nature has in store) and are open to performing a variety of unique job tasks, what better environment than to work with a team in Resource Recovery and Recycling.

Working safely is a condition of employment at the Town of Banff. As part of our internal responsibility system, all employees are accountable for adhering to Occupational Health and Safety legislation and Town of Banff safety protocols. The Town of Banff’s safety culture philosophy is one of continuous improvement, so we look forward to your suggestions to make our workplace even safer.

“Taking care of Banff: our Community, our People, our Park.”

To apply please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter, no later than April 25, 2024 to:


Fax: 403.762.1260

Mail: Town of Banff, Box 1260, Banff, AB, T1L 1A1

Drop off: 110 Bear Street

The Town of Banff appreciates the interest from all applicants and will directly contact those being considered for an interview.

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