Job # 1002419, Scale Operator

Title: Scale Operator
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Expires on: 11/9/2019
Reports to: District Manager

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The responsibility of the Scale Operator is to measure, weigh and check equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records.

Job Duties

  • Serve customers by greeting, welcoming and directing them appropriately

  • Answer and forward incoming phone calls, providing information as needed

  • Examine and weigh incoming and outgoing trucks

  • Communicate with tipping floor, direct traffic and advise of waste characteristics

  • Maintain security by following weight procedures, confirming customers are not over limit

  • Maintain and provide updates with GFL trucks and loaders through radio

  • Provide custom paperwork  to outbound trucks heading to the U.S

  • Assist office staff in custodial services and grounds keeping activities

  • Empty trash daily and ensure appropriate disposing of trash/recycling

  • Clean and maintain the scale house and surrounding area daily

  • Provide daily inspection reports, weather reports and radiation reports

  • Close and lock all doors at the end of the day

  • First Aid Certification an Asset but not mandatory

  • Provide support to operations as required

  • Other tasks as required


  • A self-starter, motivated and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Strong relationship and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills in oral and written English

  • Strong ability to follow oral and written instructions properly

  • Exceptional computer skills and competency

  • Understand emergency and operating procedures

  • Familiar with WHMIS and safety precautions in the workplace

  • Knowledge of precautions necessary to ensuring a safe work environment with customers and employees 

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to the principles of equity, accessibility and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to navigate our site or apply for a position, please send us an email at careers@gflenv .com with the nature of your request along with your contact information. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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