Garbage Collection Helpers

Job Location

Off Site

Type of Job

Full Time

Published By

The Municipal Group of Companies

Published Date

March 31, 2020, 8:00:00 PM

About the job

Lower Sackville , Nova Scotia
REgroup, a division of The Municipal Group of Companies, is an Environmental Services company
that services the HRM. For over 20 years, the Regroup has been providing integrated waste
collection, management and recycling services.. We are currently looking for Helpers to be based
out of our Lower Sackville, NS location.
Job Summary:
The Helper is responsible to for assisting with garbage collection services in order to ensure that
garbage is collected, transported and disposed of in an appropriate manner.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with the operation of the garbage truck and assigned daily route in a safe and effective
manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life
Collect garbage from buildings, businesses and other facilities as per schedule to ensure
Garbage is removed, transported and disposed of according to set policies and procedures
Dismount garbage trucks to collect garbage and remount trucks to ride to the next collection
Tag garbage or recycling containers to inform customers of problems such as excess
garbage or inclusion of items that are not permitted
Sort items set out for recycling and throw materials into designated truck compartments
Any other duties as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:
Excellent time management coordination skills;
Must be in good physical condition;
Must be willing to work in various and changing weather conditions;
Excellent customer service skills and focus; Willingness to work in a team environment;
Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
Working safely is a condition of employment.
Working Conditions:
The Helper has a physically strenuous and demanding job. He/she will be lifting, pulling and
managing heavy equipment and objects. The Helper will have to work in all weather, and must be
prepared for both extreme heat and cold. As the Helper is handling potentially dangerous materials
he/she must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient way to eliminate the
possibility of contamination and infection of themselves or others.
A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with
opportunities for advancement and training and development

About us

RE Group in Sackville is working with Ready, Willing & Able to hire for multiple Full Time Residential Garbage Collection Helpers.

This a great opportunity to work with a very inclusive employer. Note that this is a very strenuous, physical position.

Shifts start between 7.00am and 7.30am at the depot on Colonel Joseph Scott Drive, Lower Sackville. Helpers will go on to work on residential garbage collection routes.