DISPOSAL SITE MAINTENANCE WORKER
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Under general supervision, perform building and ground maintenance; monitor and adjust landfill gas equipment; operate and maintain heavy equipment; compute and collect fees from refuse haulers; measure, inspect and weigh refuse to determine refuse quantity and type; assist customers in the recycling and diversion areas sorting and identifying recyclable items; and perform other various duties as required.
Disposal Site Maintenance Workers perform maintenance of landfill buildings and grounds, and perform the duties of Cashier-Disposal Site on a rotational basis, as needed. This classification is distinguished from Cashier-Disposal Site by the former's responsibility for building and ground maintenance and working in the recycling and diversion areas. This classification is distinguished from the classification of Heavy Equipment Operator in that the latter classification operates heavy equipment as the primary task.
Working knowledge of:
Some knowledge of:
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledges and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledges and abilities would be:
One year of experience which has included maintenance of buildings or grounds.
License Requirement: Upon hire, possession of a valid California class C driver license; Possession of a valid class B driver license, with Tank Endorsement within six months of hire.
Other Special Requirements: Alcohol and drug tests will be
administered to all candidates prior to final selection for positions requiring
class A or B driver licenses upon entry and to employees in positions requiring
these licenses, as mandated by Department of Transportation federal
regulations. In addition, all candidates must provide specific employment
history for up to the past ten years for all jobs they have held which required
operation of a commercial motor vehicle.
Incumbents are required to work weekends and holidays. Physically and mentally capable of performing the essential functions as summarized in the typical tasks section of this job description.
Special Working Conditions: Exposure to variable temperatures and weather conditions; confined spaces; heights, such as on fences and equipment; high levels of noise; strong, unpleasant odors; infections which might cause chronic disease or death; dust and silica dust; allergenics, such as stinging insects and poison oak; vibration, such as when operating heavy equipment; and the possibility of experiencing burns, bodily injury, exposure to non-ionizing radiation, and contact with toxic substances or chemical irritants.
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