Come grow with us! We are always on the lookout for potential employees who are looking for exciting careers and will strive to deliver great service to our customers, be a team player, and bring a positive attitude to our workplace. We offer:

    • Family/team atmosphere where staff are valued and appreciated
    • Excellent, well-maintained equipment and facilities
    • Competitive wages with annual review based on performance
    • Annual bonus incentive based on performance and annual evaluation
    • Blue Cross Benefits Plan
    • Pension Plan with increasing employer contributions with years of service
    • Health and Wellness spending accounts after 2 years of service
    • Many other benefits and perks!

HR Contact Information

  • To apply: click here or please submit your resume, cover letter, and drivers abstract (if applicable) to the Human Resources Department at careers@loraas.ca. All applications will be reviewed within ten business days of submission by a Human Resources employee.

Available Careers

Dispatch Planner (Term Position – June 2023)

October 8, 2021

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, this position will facilitate timely pick-up and delivery of solid waste, recycling & organics within Saskatoon and surrounding area. The individual will facilitate movement according to established policies, customer requirements and targeted timelines, while completing all applicable paperwork.

Duties:

  • Provide professional customer support by addressing questions, problems, and specific requests for service; clarify customer location, service type & instructions
  • Analyze, route & relay incoming calls and service locations to drivers using the two-way radio or telephone
  • Effectively communicate all pertinent information to the customers and drivers
  • Maximize the volumes of work completed for all systems including seasonal & weather related adjustments
  • Optimize use of fleet resources by directly communicating with other dispatch planners and operations supervisors
  • Identify and evaluate any special needs for each load (burial, asbestos, etc.)
  • Prepare accurate routing schedules, assign drivers and trucks, and schedule call ins
  • Responsible for completing all paperwork for 1 Ton, Roll-Off, Front End and Residential trucks
  • Timely update of software information, notes, issues and routes
  • Cross system training & coverage for breaks, illness, training and holidays

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer services skills conveyed with a positive attitude
  • Excellent planning and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong, timely and appropriate decision making skills
  • Strong knowledge of Saskatoon and surrounding area
  • Proficient knowledge of routing software and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of trucking regulations and legislation
  • Assertive verbal communication skills
  • Team player with confidence to work independently
  • Experience in dispatch or transportation industry seen as asset
  • Required to be fluent in English, oral and written

Working Conditions:

  • Working hours are Monday to Friday with a rotational Saturday shift shared between dispatch team members
  • Work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ownership and responsibility for driver coordination and efficient work assignment
  • Proactive in upcoming schedule changes, re-organizations to improve customer service, route efficiency and maintain driver fairness

Roll Off Driver

October 8, 2021

General Duties: 

  • Training for and driving of tandem axle Roll Off trucks as a full-time driver
  • Communicate with fellow employees in person and via two-way radio to plan calls, problem solve, and meet customer needs
  • Container and equipment cleaning and repairs, buildings and facilities work, and other duties as assigned when not operating truck
  • Adherence to company, and customer, site safety policies and procedures
  • Hours of work starting as early as 4:00am and operating up to a maximum of 13 hours per day

Physical Aspects:

  • Climbing in and out of truck multiple times throughout day
  • Operation of equipment on various road surfaces (paved, gravel, dirt, etc.)
  • Shoveling interior of containers to ensure frozen or compact material is emptied
  • Utilizing hand tarps and straps to ensure load security regulations are met
  • Exposure to dust, mud, smells, rodents, birds, heat and cold at various points throughout day/year

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Class 3A license required with clear abstract
  • Strong knowledge of Saskatoon and surrounding area
  • Minimum 3 years solid driving experience- short haul/city experience preferred
  • Hydraulic equipment experience, and/or farm background an asset
  • Excellent logistical and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • This position is safety sensitive and as a condition of employment, all new employees to safety sensitive positions must successfully pass a substance test within a two week period of their hiring date. A criminal record check will also be required.

General Labourer

October 1, 2021

Duties: 

  • Delivering fencing and/or recycle carts to customers in Saskatoon and surrounding area.
  • Between deliveries, assisting with cart pickup and returns.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and policies according to company Safety Manual and OH&S Regulations.
  • Completing general duties around shop and yard, including sandblasting and painting steel containers, cart assembly, and shop maintenance.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience operating equipment is considered an asset
  • Minimum valid Class 5 driver’s license with acceptable abstract required.
  • As a condition of employment, all new employees to safety sensitive positions must successfully pass a substance test within a two week period of their hiring date. A criminal record check will also be required.

Class 3A/1A Driver – Prince Albert

September 30, 2021

Duties: 

  • Training for and operation of Front-end, Roll-Off, or Side-Load waste and recycling collection equipment as a full-time operator, training on equipment is provided
  • Coordination with fellow operators and employees within other departments to ensure maximum efficiency in daily operations.
  • Container maintenance, equipment maintenance, buildings and facilities work, and other duties as requested, when additional drivers aren’t required.
  • Adherence to company, and customer, site safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Class 3A license required (1A preferred) with clear abstract (submit with resume)
  • Strong knowledge of Prince Albert and surrounding area
  • Minimum 3 years solid driving experience- short haul/ city experience preferred
  • Hydraulic equipment experience, and/or farm background an asset
  • Dispatch experience considered an asset
  • Able to work both in a team environment and unsupervised
  • Excellent logistical and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • As a condition of employment, all new employees to safety sensitive positions must successfully pass a substance test within a two-week period of their hiring date. A criminal record check will also be required.