Tervita Employment Opportunity – Scale Attendant

Tervita is a leading environmental solutions provider. Our integrated earth, water, waste and resource solutions deliver safe and efficient results through all phases of a project by minimizing impact, maximizing returns.TM Our dedicated employees are trusted sustainability partners to oil and gas, construction, mining, government and communities. Safety is our highest priority: it influences our actions and shapes our culture.

Position Summary:

We are currently looking for a full-time Scale Attendant to join our team at the Wonowon Landfill. As a Scale Attendant you are responsible for performing a broad range of service functions in support of efficient and effective Landfill operations. The Wonowon Landfill is located 95 km North of Fort St. John.


Customer Service

  •   Handle customer inquiries regarding volume, invoices, and statements in a prompt and professional manner
  •   Greet all visitors and direct inquiries to the appropriate person
  •   Provide internal and external customers with required information (e.g. daily & monthly wastereports, statements, etc.)
  •   Provide notification of landfill status, changed hours, etc. to appropriate customers


  • Responsible for invoicing information, including customer, wastes, P.O.’s, volumes, truck tickets & contract details
  • Manage tickets; confirm locations of material, confirm PO or coding; confirm invoice andmailing address
  •   Weigh trucks in and out
  •   Create daily landfill balance & assist with cell depletion reports. Balance landfill daily andattach manifests with the complete landfill balance
  •   Calculate daily landfill revenue
  •   Print manifests/scale tickets upon request

Office Administration

  •  Ensure office supplies are adequate; equipment is maintained; office is organized, clean and
  •   Maintain up to date and accessible files
  •   Offer computer support for the landfill; communicate with IT on any computer issues
  •   Assist with maintaining trucker/contractor orientation list and database


  •   Assist Administrator with Invoices: ensure invoice information is complete, accurate and timely
  •   Month end for the facility: ensure that the soil, water and other waste was accurate and balanced with the sum of the daily totals; reconcile any differences


  •   Administrative, receptionist experience preferred
  •   Proven ability to handle multiple priorities and ability to prioritize tasks
  •   Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  •   First Aid, CPR, WHMIS, TDG Certification
  •   Landfill experience would be an asset
  •   Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and data entry
  •   Must be self-motivated and able to function in a team environment
  •   Must be able to conduct light to medium physical tasks including snow shoveling walkways atsite.

Questions to be added to SuccessFactors for Applicants Mark Questions as Mandatory
Score each question

  • Do you have previous Administrative or Receptionist experience?



  • Do you have previous Landfill experience?



  • On a scale of 1 – 10 (10 being expert), describe your computer knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and email?

Numeric Scale – answer preferred – 5.0 and higher

  • Do you have previous experience with invoicing?



  • This position requires the individual to live within a daily driving distance of the Landfill. Do you live within a reasonable daily driving distance?


No, I would relocate. No relocation assistance would be required No, I would require a camp position
No, I would require relocation assistance

  • Do you have First Aid, CPR, WHMIS, and TDG Certification?