Town of Banff AB Resource Recovery Labourer

Town of Banff
Banff, AB
$25 an hour - Full-time
Town of Banff
Banff, AB
$25 an hour

Job details

$25 an hour
Job type

Banff, AB

Full job description
Full-Time, Term
As a Labourer with the Resource Recovery team, you “Take care of Banff” in a cross-functional role that performs sorting, collecting and handling residential, commercial and town-site solid waste and recyclables. 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 safety-sensitive position provides you with training and opportunities in the operation of equipment, tools, vehicles and containers, requiring you to apply knowledge, judgement and experience. You are keen and can assess the cleanliness, repair and maintenance needs of containers and the appropriate collection and/or sorting of miscellaneous items. You possess qualities of observation and action, using your experiences in workplace safety and cleanliness to evaluate, report and resolve issues and maintain high standards.

You have a valid Class 5 Alberta Operator’s licence and can provide a current and clean drivers’ abstract on hire. You have demonstrated experience with workplace safety programs and the operation of a light duty truck and similar equipment. A mechanical aptitude and a valid Class 3 Alberta Operator’s licence are assets.

You are able to meet the physical demands of this position, including; pushing, pulling and lifting of 50-100 lbs, safely climbing into and out of the cab of large vehicles, working in extreme weather conditions, overcoming exposure to container area conditions and smells and have the stamina to work at a steady pace, on your feet 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 to work in, than with the Resource Recovery team in our operations division.

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.”

The starting wage for this position is $25.00 per hour.

To apply please submit a copy of your cover letter and resume by July 14, 2024 at 11:59 pm to:


Fax: 403.762.1260 Drop off: 120 Hawk Ave – Operations Office (ATTN – Chris Marvell)

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

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

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