> About EWSWA

Career Opportunities

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

There is one position available:

Labourer: Material Recovery Facility

Closing Date: August 7, 2022

More Details: Labourer Job Description

Apply: Apply For Position – Information

In A Nutshell:
Reporting to the Supervisor of Waste Diversion, the Labourer – Material Recovery Facility – Windsor performs general labour tasks as required.

A Day In The Life:

  • On the work site, sort incoming materials to various streams (e.g. organic yard waste, electronics, rail ties).
  • Direct traffic, inspect incoming loads and send traffic to designated areas on the worksite as needed.
  • Operate heavy machinery such as large front-end loader, smaller articulated loader and forklift.
  • Perform on-site snow removal and winter control.
  • Maintain yard waste pad and Material Recovery Facilities in a tidy manner by “pushing up” yard waste and recyclables.
  • Lift and place plastic bags of pre-packaged compost and place in customer’s vehicle and collect payment for sale of such compost.
  • Using the smaller articulated loader, load trucks and trailers with larger quantities of compost and collect payment for sale of compost.
  • Conduct on-site litter patrols and litter clean-up.
  • Enforce Authority policies and procedures related to yard waste and electronics and report violations to Manager and/or Supervisor.
  • Perform lubrication, refueling, preventative maintenance and circle checks of equipment.
  • Sort and inventory liquor/beer deposit containers from blue box materials collected at curbside and take to The Beer Store for redemption.
  • Housekeeping of EWSWA storage areas and facilities.
  • Support EWSWA programs- e.g., deliveries, flag list, special events, audits, shipments, events.
  • Other duties/tasks as assigned.