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Job Description

The Town of Hanover is recruiting a responsible individual to join the Public Works team in the position of Landfill Site & Public Works Operator.


Reporting to the Public Works Foreman, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operating a compactor and loader as well as other equipment as required to cover waste, maintain access roads and disposal areas for the operation of the Hanover/Walkerton Landfill site.
  • Operating equipment such as snow plow, truck, grader, backhoe, loader and sidewalk machine for maintenance of town infrastructure.
  • Assisting Public Roads, Water Distribution, Sanitary Collection and Cemetery with maintenance and repair of infrastructure.
  • Completing circle checks on vehicles and equipment, adding fluids/oil, lubricating equipment and performing minor repairs.
  • Completing logs of operation at landfill site as per landfill procedures and Ministry requirements.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of the landfill site, including advising customers of proper sorting of materials and ensuring no scavenging of materials.
  • Responding to and resolving complaints and inquiries from the public, or escalating issues as required.
  • Ensuring departmental functions are completed with the utmost regard for health and safety, and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Valid Ontario ‘DZ’ license in good standing.
  • Experience operating heavy equipment is required.
  • Previous landfill operations experience is an asset.
  • Strong mechanical, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Thorough working knowledge of equipment operations and maintenance procedures, Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, relevant legislation/guidelines/policies and procedures, labour relations, and the local community.
  • Must be capable of and comfortable with working independently.
  • Must be physically capable of carrying out bona fide occupational responsibilities of the role in varying working conditions.
  • Valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certification an asset.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume quoting Posting #2022-23 by 4:00pm on Monday, October 3, 2022.


The Town of Hanover is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process. Applicants must self-identify and make their accessibility needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

How to Apply

By Email: hr@hanover.ca

Company Description

The Town of Hanover is a municipality in Grey County. We are a progressive community where residents of all ages enjoy safe, healthy  lifestyles, meaningful employment, excellent services and personal fulfillment. We support growth while respecting and celebrating our heritage; enhancing our downtown; protecting our natural resources; and welcoming all to a friendly, caring, inclusive and supportive community. Our community is committed to good government, effective and efficient management and maintenance of municipal services, productive partnerships and collaborating with our local businesses and municipal neighbours to build local economies and community services for our mutual benefit.

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