Officer 1, Compliance - (2180)

City of Whitehorse
City of Whitehorse
City Hall, 2121 Second Avenue, Whitehorse, Y1A1C2, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
40 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Date posted:
Closing date:


Position Title
Officer 1, Compliance

Hours Per Week
5 X 8 Hours

Guaranteed Minimum Hours

Start Date of Position

End Date (Temporary and Term)

Community Service-Protection, Trades, Transport, Operators & Labourers

$31.34 - $36.87

Status of Position

City of Whitehorse

Position Description
Job posting closes: July 23rd, 2024 at 5:00pm Yukon Standard Time

At our core, the City of Whitehorse is committed to cultivating an inclusive employee community and workspace, confronting racism and biases for fairness and equity, while advancing reconciliation and accessibility.

The City promotes work life balance for its employees and offers flexible work arrangements, such as work from home and compressed work weeks, subject to applicable administrative directives.

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union. 

The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted.  Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

Compliance Officer I

Job Code:191
Department: Water & Waste

Job Summary:

The incumbent conveys information and education to landfill users with regard to proper waste disposal practices, inspects waste for compliance with the Waste Management Bylaw, and ensures the Transfer Station area at the Waste Management Facility is organized and well maintained. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Inspects commercial and residential waste loads at the Waste Management Facility for compliance as required in the Waste Management Bylaw. Calculates and communicates applicable fees per the Fees and Charges Bylaw. Inspects commercial and residential waste set out for collection to support compliance with Waste Management Bylaw. 
  2. Provides information and education to customers regarding proper segregation of wastes at the Waste Management Facility. Directs all users to appropriate disposal/recycling areas in the Waste Management Bylaw.
  3. Organizes and maintains the Waste Management Facility Transfer Station, including receiving and consolidation of household hazardous waste.
  4. Records and documents all infractions. Manages compliance data and prepares reports.
  5. Reports clearly visible bylaw infractions to supervisor and/or Bylaw Services. 
  6. Performs labouring duties such as sweeping, shoveling, lifting, packing, hauling, digging, and moving objects
  7. Distributes City of Whitehorse informational pamphlets as required.
  8. Provides traffic control at Waste Management Facility as required.
  9. Follows, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  10. Other related duties.

Number of Hires Needed

Position Requirements
Working Conditions:

Five 8-hour shifts per week, Sunday to Saturday.  Exposure to all types of solid waste, dirt/dust, potentially harmful chemicals, odours and fumes. Exposure to temperature extremes and inclement weather, noise requiring hearing protection, working on uneven ground. High volume of public interaction, including occasional disagreeable interactions. Lifting heavy (greater than 23 kg) items on a daily basis.   

Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Grade 12
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • 1-year previous related experience
  • 3 months on the job experience
  • Must have strong interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of waste management practices
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Standard First Aid including level C CPR

Additional certification required within one year of employment includes: Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHMIS, Hazard Assessment and Control, Traffic Control Course. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Examples of Equipment to Operate:

Radio communication equipment, Computer with programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and ERP, tablet, scale data software, light vehicle.

Additional Information:
Accommodation Requests: Shortlisted candidates who require accommodation or have accessibility needs during the selection process are encouraged to reach out to the Recruiter and make requests to ensure their full participation. The City of Whitehorse is committed to reviewing requests and making arrangements for reasonable accommodation and accessibility requests. You may email to name of recruiter and
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