Environmental Inspector

Competition #: 2091-2024A
Salary scale: 9 - $32.62 to $43.49
Deadline: 12 February, 2024

Purpose of position

Reporting to the Division Head - Environment, the incumbent carries out inspections to ensure compliance with residual materials regulations. He/she is responsible for best practices in eco-responsible waste management and implements measures to correct various problems. The incumbent has an influence on the protection of the environment and the preservation of the City of Westmount's biodiversity by being involved in all projects relating to this sector of activity.


  • The job requires a specialized college diploma, with the appropriate sector and profile.


  • One (1) year to less than two (2) years of experience.

Main Responsabilities

  1. Oversees the application of municipal and provincial by-laws pertaining to its function to citizens, institutions, merchants, etc. Identifies any infractions and, where possible, collects data to establish evidence. Where necessary, carries out sampling and analysis. Notifies offenders; issues a statement of offence when a breach of regulations is detected and records it in the appropriate software.
  2. Visually inspects bins and bags to ensure that there is no contamination with rejected materials, and refuses collection if necessary.
  3. Informs, raises awareness and educates the population (residents, institutions and merchants) about the importance of adopting good practices to dispose of their residual materials in an eco-responsible manner, and informs them about the nature of collections and the various materials accepted.
  4. Implements various collection programs (e.g. compost) across the territory.
  5. Ensures that collection personnel comply with contractual requirements (dress code, no throwing of bins, courtesy towards the public, etc.).
  6. Follows up on missed collection complaints, claims and incidents.

Job Profile

Essential Knowledge

  • Of both languages (French, English) spoken and written;
  • Of appropriate computer software;
  • Of eco-responsible management trends and practices.
  • Of residual materials collection

Abilities and Skill

  • To exercise good judgment, tact and courtesy;
  • To exercise critical and analytical skills;
  • To use initiative and judgment;
  • To have good oral communication skills;
  • To provide quality customer service;
  • To write clear, precise reports;
  • To have autonomy and rigor;
  • To plan and organize his/her work.

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