Roll Off Driver

Wellington County consistently ranks as one of the safest communities in Canada and is home to vibrant economies, active and inclusive communities, and beautiful landscapes. 


We are committed to building and maintaining a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace that is representative of the community we proudly serve.  The County is looking for individuals who are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others and share the County’s values.   We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences, and competencies, and are looking forward to welcoming new members to our talented team.  


The County offers a generous compensation, benefits and pension package.  We also offer ongoing career and development opportunities to our employees, with a commitment to health and well-being.


Posting ID: 983  
Department: Engineering Services  
Division: Solid Waste Services  
Position Type: Casual
Work Hours: Shifts can be scheduled 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, Monday to Saturday; however, there are no guaranteed hours of work. Applicants must be available to work on Saturday’s, as needed.
Work Location: Riverstown Landfill Site, Drayton Garage, Elora Garage - Bulking Station. Working from different locations may be required. The County of Wellington is an employer that believes in providing service onsite.
Vacancies: 1                                                                                                                                         

Application Deadline: 06/28/2024   


The Roll Off Driver is responsible for the day-to-day roll-off truck operations at County-run waste facilities. This position is accountable to the Roll Off and Site Diversion Supervisor.


  • Performs work with a strong regard for safety, and in compliance with Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Labour, County and other public/private facility policies and procedures.
  • Performs collection of roll-off bins and transfer of these bins to the appropriate destination for disposal/recycling.
  • Performs daily inspections of the vehicle (circle check) to ensure all equipment is in good operating condition.
  • Identifies and advises of vehicle problems immediately.
  • Assists Supervisor to ensure vehicle is serviced at regularly scheduled intervals that vehicle has an annual safety inspection and that required repairs and maintenance is completed.
  • Maintains general cleanliness and appearance of the vehicle.
  • Provides weekly greasing of vehicle and light maintenance (e.g., light replacement).
  • Completes daily log sheets, clearly and legibly.
  • Works in any weather condition - heat, rain, snow, etc.
  • Communicates in a polite and tactful manner at all times.
  • Cooperates with other members of the Operations team and co-workers in other departments and divisions.
  • Participate on the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by Roll Off and Site Diversion Supervisor, or Manager of SWS.


  • High School Diploma.
  • Minimum two years of experience or equivalent driving manual transmission DZ class trucks such as dump or roll-off trucks.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience on a standard-shift transmission.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess good communication and customer service skills.
  • A valid driver’s licence, minimum Class D with Z endorsement and a satisfactory driver’s abstract.

Pay Range: $29.85 - $34.90 (2023 Non-Union Compensation Grid).

Pension:  As a non-full-time (NFT) employee of an OMERS employer, you are eligible to elect to join the OMERS Pension Plan at any time. Enrollment in OMERS is voluntary.

Medical Responsibility Time: One day for every 1,000 hours worked, up to a maximum of three days annually. 

Vacation: Paid out on each pay at the rate of six percent; increases based on length of service.  

Mileage: If applicable, as per CRA allowances.                                                              


The County of Wellington is committed to providing inclusive access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. We are continuously working to improve our systems, policies, and practices to ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. Should you require accessibility accommodation through the recruitment process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to evaluate the suitability of applicants for employment.