ABOUT THIS POSITION
The Public Works Department strives to improve the quality of life in Phoenix through efficient delivery of outstanding solid waste, fleet, facilities, and energy management services.
Solid Waste Equipment Operators operate solid waste collection trucks and other heavy equipment used for collecting refuse, recycling, and other waste material. The majority of solid waste collection trucks are right side driven. Duties also include performing daily CDL pre-trip and post-trip inspections to include 7 step air brake check, reading and understanding collection route maps and following a designated route, use of a GPS system, operating a two-way radio, data entry into on-board computer system, cleaning waste buildup on equipment, identifying needed equipment repairs, and making necessary equipment adjustments. Operators will be required to routinely climb in and out of equipment, perform light manual labor, provide customer service, and meet established performance standards. Work will be performed in extreme weather and environmental conditions.
$21.06 (minimum) – $26.19 (maximum) hourly / $43,805.00 – $54,475.20 annually. Candidates may be hired up to $54,475.20 depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. Additionally, effective 10/1/2022, Paid Parental Leave is now offered to eligible employees up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child during a 12-month period.
For more details, visit: Unit 001 Benefits
The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
Recruitment closes November 14, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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Solid Waste Equipment Operator: Job Code 72080, ID# 47408
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City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.
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