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Service Area Environmental & Engineering/Solid Waste Mgmt.
File # S-26-14E
Posting Closed Date 3/28/2014
Position Title Student - Solid Waste Management
Employee Group 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 week-end work.
Work Performed
Community Outreach
  • 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
  • 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
  • Assist with landfill monitoring
  • Conduct audits of curbside set out of waste materials
  • General data compilation and analysis
  • Waste management technology research
  • 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 material, Blue Boxes, Blue Carts)
  • Must currently be enrolled full-time in a Engineering, Engineering Technology, Environmental Science, Communications, Marketing or Visual Arts 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
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Initiative and organizational skills
  • Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team
Compensation Range $14.95 per hour
Other Information This is a full-time, temporary position from May to August 2014.
Important Instructions
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: 
  1. 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
  2. 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).
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