Leduc County

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For further information, please contact our Human Resources Coordinator at 780-979-2392.

Position

Closing Date

Transfer Station Attendant (Casual and part-time) #1382

Department: Public Works & Engineering

Apr 30, 2017 Apply

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Leduc County is hiring a Transfer Station Attendant on a part-time, casual basis for back-up coverage at the Thorsby site.

The transfer station attendant is responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the solid waste transfer stations.

Principal duties and responsibilities

  1. Performs the day-to-day operations at the transfer station, including opening and closing the facility for the hours and days of operation:

    • Ensures all material is bagged and all vehicles taking waste into the transfer station are load-secured and covered so that no refuse leaves the vehicle.
    • Ensures the transfer station site is clean, neat, and free of any windblown materials. Any windblown material that exits the transfer station shall be retrieved from surrounding landowner’s property.
    • Directs larger loads to the regional landfill; Leduc County residents can take large household waste loads to the regional landfill at no charge.
    • Accepts regular residential waste from single and multi-family Leduc County resident dwellings, consisting of household waste such as paper, metals, glass, textiles, leaves, tree branches, and other similar materials.

  2. At the Sunnybrook and New Sarepta locations only, accepts Leduc County residents’ scrap metal, wire, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, empty and purged propane tanks, and tires.

  3. Directs residents where to unload and sort materials within the transfer station site, and ensures all recyclable materials are sorted, staked, lined up, and/or put into such a position as directed by the senior utilities technician and /or recommended by the contractor picking up the material:

    • Barbed wire must be free of any posts or material, and shall be rolled for ease of handling.
    • All appliances with a door shall be stored in such a way or made secure to prevent entering or entrapment.
    • All propane tanks shall be purged before being accepted at the transfer station.

  4. Ensure all ashes from burn barrels are removed, and barrels are cooled or doused before entering the transfer station.

  5. Ensures that only burnable material is accepted and unloaded at the burning pit. The attendant shall burn the material at his discretion in a safe and reliable condition. Burning must be done in a period as to allow the fire to be safe or burned out before the attendant may leave the transfer station.

  6. Ensures that any non-acceptable wastes are screened and refused at the transfer station.

  7. Understands and adheres to all Leduc County solid waste practices and procedures.

  8. Maintains and updates applicable records and documents for all transfer station operations.

  9. Coordinates any required yard maintenance (snow removal, grading, stock piling, etc.) through the senior utilities technician and the area foreman.

  10. Records and reports any unusual activity and/or any misconduct at the transfer station.

  11. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Administrative Staff Policy Handbook.

  12. Participates in the County Health and Safety Program as required.

  13. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

The minimum level of education required by this position is a high school diploma. The incumbent must possess a valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license and have effective organizational, communication and customer service skills. The incumbent must be able to work with minimal supervision and be able to work additional shifts and/or days as required. The physical job requirements include occasional heavy lifting of up to 75 pounds, frequent standing, walking, bending and shovelling snow in winter.

Utilities Technician I #1320

Department: Public Works & Engineering

May 01, 2017 Apply

The Utilities Technician I assists in the operation and maintenance of municipal water, wastewater, storm water management and solid waste infrastructures and assists in the operation, monitoring, inspection, and approvals for utility projects.                      

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Participates in the maintenance of the County’s water, wastewater, storm water management and solid waste infrastructure:

    • Assists in the implementation of effective preventative maintenance programs and operations for water, wastewater, storm water management and solid waste infrastructure.
    • Performs equipment maintenance and calibrations as required to ensure quality of service is maintained.
    • Ensures the security of water, wastewater, storm water and solid waste facilities is maintained.
    • Supports operations activities and provides all reporting requirements to ensure compliance with environmental licenses and approvals.
    • Provides regular reports of solid waste current operations status to verify compliance.

  2. Participates in utilities operations activities as required to maintain compliance and distribute workloads:

    • Operates and maintains reservoir facilities, pump houses, wastewater treatment lagoons, wastewater lift stations, wastewater transfer stations, storm water management facilities and their associated control and alarm systems
    • Records readings and maintains applicable records for all operations.
    • Flushes, cleans and maintains water, wastewater and storm water mains and facilities, including hydrants and valves.
    • Operates and maintains the public water sales outlet.
    • Monitors and operates wastewater stabilization ponds and sewage flow equipment.
    • Installs, reads, replaces and repairs water meters and accessories and dismantles meters scheduled for disposal and recycle.

  3. Works with the Public Works & Engineering and Finance departments:

    • Communicates regularly to provide updates on the status of the various systems and recommend repair and/or replacement strategies for the various systems.
    • Provides support regarding investigation and corrections required to mitigate complaints.
    • Troubleshoots and provides technical analysis for overall operation activities.
    • Provides emergency response action as required.
    • Provides actions required to facilitate meter installations and water turn on or turn off as required.

  4. Generates timely information for invoicing and payments for water, wastewater, storm water management and solid waste services as required.

  5. Provides utility locate services for water and sewer installation and third party conflict identification per assignment;

  6. Participates in on-call duty and provides emergency response action as required.

  7. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.

  8. Participates in the County Health, Safety, and Wellness Program as required.

  9. Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

A high school diploma or G.E.D and certification in Water Distribution Level I, Wastewater Collection Level I, Water Treatment Level I and Wastewater Treatment Level I and a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license is required. One year’s experience in the operation and maintenance of municipal water and wastewater is required.

Experience in working with SCADA and GIS is an asset. Confined Space Entry and Rescue Certification or the ability to obtain certification is required.

The proven ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently without supervision is required; as is the ability to provide good customer service and communicate effectively with the public. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is an  asset. The availability to work shifts, perform standby duties and respond to after hour call-out and emergencies is required. 

This position works an 8 hour day, and participates in on call schedules, and is required to work occasional overtime.  The work is often outdoors in all types of weather and ground conditions, including confined spaces, where stooping, bending, crouching, lifting and twisting is necessary.

May 06, 2017 Apply

Leduc County Parks and Recreation is looking an enthusiastic, organized team player to take on the role of Summer Program Leader. This position has an anticipated start date of Thursday, June 29. The Recreation Leader plans program activities, leads games, works with volunteers and evaluates programs. 

Principal duties and responsibilities

  1. Program Development
    • Implement and evaluate the various programs which are hosted by the Leduc County Parks and Recreation department.
    • Assist in planning and implementing county-wide special events.
  2. Department Support
    • Perform monthly/weekly administrative tasks which will include but are not limited to processing participant registrations and managing summer programs.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Summer Programs Coordinators.

Qualifications, Abilities and Skills

  1. Education and Certifications
    • Applicants must have a valid class 5 Driver's License and access to a vehicle.
    • Applicants must have standard first aid and CPR level C or be willing to obtain it.
  2. Experience
    • Experience helping with programs would be considered an asset.
    • Experience working with children, youth and/or seniors would be considered an asset.
  3. Other Skills
    • Applicants should have an understanding of Leduc County Parks and Recreation department summer programs.
    • The applicant will be a team player, possess strong communication skills, enjoy creative environments and have initiative to work with minimal supervision.
    • A flexible schedule will also be needed of the applicant as evening and weekend work will be required.

We thank everyone for your application; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.