This union position's after probation rate of pay is $36.21/hr., plus 14% in lieu of benefits.
The Peace River Regional District invites applications for an 18-month term for the Solid Waste Coordinator position in the Dawson Creek office.
Reporting to the General Manager of Environmental Services, this position assists the Solid Waste Manager delivering solid waste services, including solid waste collection and disposal, commercial and residential recycling, liaising with committees and residents of the Regional District. Responsibilities include:
Assist in the delivery of long term service strategies and plans for the Regional District relating to goals and objectives that are identified in the Solid Waste Management Plan.
Support the Solid Waste Services operations and maintenance function.
Assist in the implementation and delivery of the Regional District’s recycling program.
Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to increase waste diversion in all sectors, including residential, commercial, and institutional.
Perform inspections of solid waste facilities to ensure acceptable operations and compliance with contracts, bylaws, and regulations.
Assist in the coordination, establishment, and participation of public committees in delivering identified solid waste initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have related experience and knowledge of solid waste and recycling, preferably in a local government setting.
Diploma or certificate in environmental studies or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Proven ability to compose and edit correspondence and documents, as well as excellent analytical report writing skills.
Join the Peace River Regional District team in northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, sunny winter skies, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska. The Peace River Regional District is the largest geographical regional district in British Columbia, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometers. It encompasses four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 62,000.
From alpine skiing to river boating - the outdoor activities here are endless. Our region also offers a plethora of indoor recreation amenities; such as, swimming pools, indoor riding arenas, skating arenas and more. We boast our one-of-a-kind UNESCO Global Geopark, where you can stand side-by-side with dinosaurs discovered in our own back yard. To indulge your cultural side, our region offers art galleries, performing art centres and cultural centres for your enjoyment. A world-class events centre features renowned international artists and events on a regular basis; such as, Carrie Underwood and the World U17 Hockey Challenge. Our region has two school districts and multiple top-notch private schools. The Northern Lights Coll...ege provides a great variety of post-secondary programs - from trades to business. There are also two regional airports that offer direct flights to Vancouver, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.
The vast rural areas provide pristine nature and the opportunity to set down your roots in an oasis away from it all, while enjoying desirable services; such as bussing, solid waste disposal and elementary schools within and outside of municipal boundaries. With such diverse inclusion within our regions’ boundaries, there is truly a place for you - whatever your lifestyle.
The main Peace River Regional District office is located within the municipality of Dawson Creek. Our staff showcases strength through teamwork and fosters a respectful environment. We are a high-performance organization recognized for our commitment to open and collaborative processes.