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||Environmental & Engineering/Solid Waste Mgmt.
|Posting Closed Date
||Student - Solid Waste Management – Community Outreach
||CUPE Local 101
|Summary of Duties
The Student will work with the City of London’s Solid Waste Management team on a range of duties from landfill monitoring to public education. The Solid Waste Management Division is responsible for waste management planning and the day-to-day delivery of services and operation of facilities. In addition to assisting staff with their duties, the Student will be assigned projects that will be completed within their work-term.
The normal hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 4:30. Work outside the normal hours will be expected including evenings, early mornings and weekend work.
- Outreach activities to promote increase awareness and compliance with London's Blue Box program requirements
- Assist with the production of videos and other media to promote London's waste management services and programs
- Assist with recycling workshops and presentation to community groups, schools etc.
- Conduct tours of London’s waste management facilities
- Assist with audits at the Materials Recovery Facility
- Conduct audits of curbside set out of waste materials
- Web-based research
- Reporting on and summarizing research finding
- Report regularly to supervisor on work completed, including documenting work, outcomes and recommendations
- Respond to and investigate resident enquiries and complaints by email, in person, by phone
- Deliveries (printed materials, Blue Boxes, Blue Carts)
- Must currently be enrolled full-time in a Communications, Marketing, Visual Arts or similar program at a recognized college or university and intend to return to school full-time following his/her term of employment.
- Full G class driver's license required.
- Excellent communication skills and interested in communicating with the public
- Initiative and organizational skills
- Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team
- Video production & editing skills, and illustration skills would be an asset
||$14.95 per hour
||This is a full-time, temporary position from May to August 2014.
Please upload your transcripts with your application (under Documents Section) as well as two letters of reference.
Note: The successful candidate will be required to provide the following documentation prior to being hired:
- Police Information Check (completed within 6 months of application date) – please refer to the London Police website for information on obtaining this search: Police Records Check
- Documentation confirming the student's intent to return to school full-time in September 2014.
This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).
The Corporation of the City of London strives to foster a workplace in which all individuals maximize their potential, regardless of their differences. We are committed to attracting, engaging, developing and celebrating exceptional people in public service who are representative of our community.
The City of London is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.