Scalehouse Operator

Scalehouse Operator
Regional Municipality of Halton
Post Date: June 10, 2021
Apply Before: June 23, 2021

Job Description

Department:Public Works…………………….__________…………………………….
Division:Waste Management & Road Operations
Position:Scalehouse Operator
Note:At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

This is a temporary part-time position working 24 hours per week, as well as occasional relief assignments, for one-year.

Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.

Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefit and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.

We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.

Reporting to the Supervisor of Waste Processing, this position will be responsible for daily operations in the Scalehouse, located at the Halton Waste Management Site (HWMS), including processing financial transactions, reporting and providing excellent customer service. You will be required to follow policy and regulation requirements to ensure compliance with waste management standards.

Preferred Background:
Community College Diploma in Business including computer and accounting courses preferred. Minimum of Two (2) years’ experience with exposure to landfill and waste management preferred. The successful candidate must possess good computer skills and excellent customer service abilities. Must be proficient in MS Excel and MS Word, and experience with weighing and routing software is an asset. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Working Conditions:
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current obtained (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, by first day of employment. Must be flexible with hours of work to accommodate lunch coverage shifts, regular Saturday work year round and occasional Sundays.


  • Operate and maintain a computerized Scalehouse information system including accurate collection, screening and input of customer data, sorting and filing tickets, maintaining customer master file data and report preparation.
  • Handle cash, credit card and debit card transactions.
  • Reconcile daily cash and credit transactions.
  • Document site violations to ensure accurate records are maintained.
  • Respond to public inquiries concerning HWMS services, rates, Regional By-laws and the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks legislation.
  • Inspect incoming waste, ensuring that users are adhering to the HWMS policies and regulations regarding allowable waste and disposal.
  • Operation of a two-way radio in order to communicate with on-site staff.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Posted:………………….June 9, 2021
Posting Expires:…. __.. June 23, 2021
Posting #:……………….PW-256-21

Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings

If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.

NOTE: Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.

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