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Litter Collector

Position Details

Position Information

Title Litter Collector
Job Status Temporary Full Time
Position Overview
The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Resilient City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The Engineering, Parks and Environment Department (Engineering Operations) – Streets and Parks Sections, requires temporary full-time Litter Collectors for the summer season (starting in April until approximately November).
You will use hand tools to collect and dispose of litter and other debris from City streets, plazas, parks and other areas; empty litter containers and cleans sidewalks, gutters and other areas.  You will also perform minor maintenance or report damage of litter containers and simple structures. There may be occasion when you will also need to pick up residential garbage missed by the regular garbage crew.  You will drive a light duty vehicle on an assigned route.
You will have some related experience and a good knowledge of City streets and geography.  You have the ability to perform manual tasks under minimal supervision in all weather conditions, operate a vehicle and perform minor servicing tasks. You will also be available to work weekends.  A valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License and strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and the public are also required.
$33.26 per hour  
(January 2024 rates)
Hours of Work
Work eight (8) consecutive hours, exclusive of an unpaid one-half (1/2) hour meal break, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.  Employees will work any five consecutive days with two consecutive days off, except when changing work weeks. 
Additional Information
How to Apply
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at  by Friday, February 23, 2024.

We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional and unceded territories of the Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. The City of North Vancouver is committed to Reconciliation with these Nations, who have lived on these lands since time immemorial.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2024-0026
Job Open Date 02/09/2024
Job Close Date 02/23/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • Graduate degree
    • Undergraduate degree
    • Post-secondary certificate or diploma
    • Some post-secondary training (courses only)
    • High School/GED
    • Did not complete High School
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of experience you have working in a position with similar requirements and responsibilities:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years
    • I have no experience working in a position with similar requirements and responsibilities
  3. * Do you have experience using hand tools?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have knowledge of the City of North Vancouver streets and geography?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience answering questions and providing information to the public?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a valid license to drive in Canada which is equivalent to a BC Class 5 or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter