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The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority does not accept unsolicited resumes.  Please apply for a specific position when it is posted.

There are eight (8) summer student positions available at the Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority for spring/summer 2023. Four of the positions are with the Waste Disposal Department and four of the positions are with the Waste Diversion Department. 

Students are invited to apply for the positions (listed below) through this link: Career Page – Click to Apply

Waste Disposal Student Labourer (4 positions available)

Full Time / 40 hour week / $16.54 per hour

Full Description: Waste Disposal – Summer Student Position Details

Day In The Life:
• Direct traffic to appropriate dumping area.
• Conduct onsite and offsite litter patrols.
• Maintain public disposal area in a tidy manner.
• Perform maintenance duties including misc. painting, grass and weed cutting, and tree trimming.
• Assist with other tasks and duties, as required.

What We Are Looking For:
• Ability to perform physical work outdoors in all weather conditions.
• Experience with operating a lawn tractor and weed whip is considered an asset.
• Mechanical skills and experience with routine maintenance is considered an asset.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Class “G” Ontario driver’s license.
• Must provide a Ministry of Transportation Driver Abstract (Uncertified).
• Must be returning to full-time studies in September 2023.

Note:
The County of Essex has implemented a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy as a critical and necessary step to ensure a safe and healthy workplace and a safe and healthy community. As a condition of employment, all potential new hires will be required to provide proof of compliance with the Policy upon acceptance of an offer of employment.

The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority does not accept unsolicited resumes.  Please apply for a specific position when it is posted.

Waste Diversion Student Labourer (4 positions available)

Full Time / 40 hour week / $16.54 per hour

Full Description: Waste Diversion – Summer Student Position Details

Day In The Life:

  • Direct traffic to appropriate dumping area
  • Organize, count, and package deposit materials into containers on-site
  • Deliver inventory and materials to customers in the Essex-Windsor area
  • Maintain yard waste pad and Material Recovery Facility area in a tidy manner
  • Collect payments from customers on-site for various sales transactions (e.g. compost, yard waste material)
  • Assist Waste Diversion Supervisor and Manager, and staff as directed with other special waste diversion projects (e.g. special events, audits)

What We Are Looking For:

  • Candidate must bring a positive attitude that is looking to gain experience with a strong public sector employer
  • Able to perform physical work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Mechanical skills and experience with routine maintenance is considered an asset
  • Experience with operating a forklift or bobcat is considered an asset
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class “G” Ontario driver’s license
  • Must provide a Ministry of Transportation Driver Abstract (Uncertified)
  • Must be returning to full-time studies in September 202

Note:

The County of Essex has implemented a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy as a critical and necessary step to ensure a safe and healthy workplace and a safe and healthy community. As a condition of employment, all potential new hires will be required to provide proof of compliance with the Policy upon acceptance of an offer of employment.