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Landfill Operator | Public Works – Landfill| Code: REQ-1230
Job Family: Field Maintenance
Posting Start Date: 06/24/2020 | Closing: Open Until Filled
Minimum Hourly Rate: $14.09
Hours: Various days and hours. Mandatory overtime.
PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, performs a variety of customer service and maintenance functions at the City landfill and recycling center for Solid Waste Department (SWD).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Maintains positive customer relations by providing prompt and courteous service to the public with SWD questions, complaints and requests for services and information; delivers and removes SWD carts for residential and commercial accounts; performs duties within scope of authority and training and in compliance with City policies; duties may vary according to job assignment.
- Performs a variety of customer service and maintenance functions at the City landfill and recycling center; operates a variety of vehicles and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations; collects and sorts recycle materials; cleans and maintains grounds, facilities and equipment; monitors workflow and material disposition; collects yard waste and special items and assists with litter control assignments.
- Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
- Performs other assigned or related duties as required.
- Driving is essential.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
City policies and procedures.
Operation, maintenance and repair standards for specialized equipment and vehicles used in customer service operations and maintenance of SWD facilities.
Operating a variety of tools, equipment and vehicles in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.
Resolving customer service problems.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is preferred; AND one year of specialty vehicle operations experience.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License; Class B Commercial Driver’s License may be required.
This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ‘at-will’ relationship.
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office at (254) 750-5740.
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