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Casual Labourer - Program Development & Delivery

Openings: up to 8 

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: July 27, 2022

Closing Date: Until filled. 

Profession: Labourers & Equipment Operators 

Experience Level(s): Entry-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Casual

Education Level(s)

Job ID: 629 
 

The City of Regina’s Program Development & Delivery Branch is seeking up to five Casual Labourers to work on various waste reduction programs.

  • This position assists the Program Development & Delivery Branch with delivery of various waste diversion and lead programs such as Household Hazardous Waste Days, waste audits, in-home water testing and water filter deliveries.
  • This position assists at various promotion and education events with residents on the City’s waste, water and recycling programs and services. This can include Farmers Markets, tradeshows, school education programs, the Education Room at the Waste Management Centre for example. The City participates in many events throughout the year.
  • This position assists in education and enforcement of the Waste Management Bylaw through the cart tagging process. Cart tags can be issued for incorrect cart contents, cart placement or other bylaw requirements such as overfilled carts.
  • There are no guaranteed hours involved with this position. The hours of work for this position are primarily weekends or evenings, or on an as needed basis.

Typical duties include: 

  • Assist with Household Hazardous Waste Days through collecting material such as chemicals, paint, oil, propane tanks, etc. (unloading vehicles with materials weighing up to 50 lbs)
  • Assist with the education and enforcement of the Waste Management Bylaw, specifically the cart management and cart content provisions.  
  • Support data collection and reporting for the Cartsmart Program and/or other diversion services.
  • Provide information to City residents on waste reduction programs such as the Blue Cart recycling program, Household Hazardous Waste Days, Food & Yard waste, backyard composting, etc. at information booths and workshops.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • There may be opportunities to pick up shifts within other branches in the Water, Waste & Environment Department.

Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:

  • Completion of Grade 12 plus additional post-secondary education. Preference will be given to applicants with education in environmental science, technology, engineering, business administration, or closely related field. Candidates with equivalent education and experience may be considered
  • Experience with the public and customer service.
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 driver’s license and a vehicle available for work usage.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills (required).
  • Confidence in working independently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge and interest in environmental initiatives such as waste diversion would be an asset.

Working/Other conditions:

  • Must be able and willing to perform work of a physical nature in field environments and inclement conditions.
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and/or irregular hours.
  • Attend training as required.
  • Steel-toed boots required.
  • Will be based out of the Waste Management Centre 500N Prince of Wales Drive.


The base salary for this position is $16.92 per hour. However, depending on operational needs, training may be available that leads to work assignments of a higher rate of pay.


✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.


Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 21 

Division: Citizen Services 

Department: Water, Waste & Environment 

Hourly Salary: $16.92 - $ 

Bi-weekly Salary:  -  

Annual Salary:  -  

 

The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at Talent@regina.ca.