City of Guelph

  • Sorter (Temporary for up to 6 months)

    Job Location CA-ON-Guelph
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/7/2018 9:06 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2175
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Contract
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Experienced
  • Job Description

    The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

    Job summary

    Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Sorter within Solid Waste Resources.  The successful candidate will sort materials from incoming waste at the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

    Hours of work

    Any five (5) consecutive shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours, Monday through Saturday between 6:30 am and 11:30 pm.

    Duties

    • Manually sort materials from incoming wastes at sorting stations throughout the MRF, lift materials from conveyers and drop into appropriate areas.
    • Manually remove recyclable or reject material from various areas of the MRF.
    • Visually inspect recovered materials for product quality and remove contaminants as necessary.
    • Transport material storage bins from sort rooms to various area of the MRF.
    • Clean sorting and other areas of the plant including tipping floor and storage areas.
    • Comply with all applicable regulations policies and procedures.
    • Communicate by two way radio on an “as needed” basis.
    • Through direction of other staff, start and stop equipment as needed.
    • Identify production enhancements.
    • Other related duties as assigned, including inter-changing job functions

    Qualifications

    • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 3-6 months experience in a manufacturing production line related work environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Manually sort materials from incoming wastes at sorting stations throughout the MRF, lift materials from conveyers and drop into appropriate areas.
    • Manually remove recyclable or reject material from various areas of the MRF.
    • Visually inspect recovered materials for product quality and remove contaminants as necessary.
    • Transport material storage bins from sort rooms to various area of the MRF.
    • Clean sorting and other areas of the plant including tipping floor and storage areas.
    • Comply with all applicable regulations policies and procedures.
    • Communicate by two-way radio on an “as needed” basis.
    • Through direction of other staff, start and stop equipment as needed.
    • Identify production enhancements.
    • Other related duties as assigned, including inter-changing job functions

    Rate

    $15.33 per hour  

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday December 18, 2018. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

     

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

     

    Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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