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Posted On

May 17, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Ends On

May 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM

Heavy Equipment Operator – Landfill

(Temporary – Full-Time)


Applications are invited for the position of Heavy Equipment Operator within the City of North Bay’s Public Works Division.  Under the direction of the Landfill Operations Supervisor, is responsible for the efficient operation of the Landfill Heavy Equipment.  The employee will be responsible for receiving, placing, compacting and covering waste from the general public in compliance with by-laws and Ministry of Environment guidelines.  Directs and guides the general public to designated dumping area.


  • Minimum Grade 12 Education or equivalent acceptable experience.
  • Must have three (3) years’ experience in the operation of a utility loader, dozer, excavator, landfill trash compactor and other various heavy equipment required in the landfill maintenance field.
  • Must have minimum 1 year experience plowing and sanding.
  • Must possess a valid SWANA – Landfill Operations Basics Certification.
  • Must possess a valid Firearms License.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with the public; good communication skills.
  • Sufficient clerical ability to complete daily reports.
  • Must be able to follow directions explicitly.
  • Must hold a valid Ontario Class “D” Driver’s License with a “Z” endorsement.
  • Must have a good work, driver and operator record.
  • Applicants will be subject to equipment operations assessment.

Hours of Work:  40 hours per week on a rotating 10 hour shift basis (7 days a week)

Environment:  Unionized

Hourly Rate:  $30.03 per hour

Duration:  Temporary Full-Time (till approximately November 2023)

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including an Employee Assistance Program, Health and Dental Benefits and Life, Long-Term Disability, and AD&D Insurance. The City of North Bay is an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) employer.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately.  Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume and covering letter in one document, saved in PDF format, no later than 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2023 via email in one pdf document to: Please identify the Posting ID (23E-21) in the subject line.

 While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that all offers of employment are conditional upon proof of education, proof of Valid Ontario Class “D” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement and satisfactory driver’s abstract at the candidates cost, proof of Firearms, and a satisfactory criminal record check at the candidates cost, to be arranged by the City of North Bay Human Resources Department only.

Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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