SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION
Public Works Department
Pay Grade: 47
Pay Range: $13.96 to $19.54 DOE/Q
Effective July 1, 2021: Pay Range: $14.38 to $21.58 DOE/Q
FLSA Status: Non- Exempt (eligible for overtime)
Deadline to Apply: 6/7/21
Special Requirements: This position may be required to work
Tuesday through Saturday. Must be available to work overtime,
nights, weekends, and holidays.
Qualifications: Maintenance Worker: High School diploma or
equivalent. Construction or other trade experience preferred. Must
possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license, a commercial
driver's license (CDL) is preferred. Candidates that have or obtain
a CDL or other trade skills, such as welding or mechanical are
preferred and will be compensated for these additional skills.
Candidate of choice must pass a pre-employment drug test and
background/criminal history check.
Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs a variety
of manual and semi-skilled work in the collection and processing of
solid waste at the City of Prescott Transfer Station. Sort and
capture recyclables from the Solid Waste stream at the Transfer
Station. Ensure the cleanliness and upkeep of the transfer station
facility, assist, direct and educate customers in proper disposal
methods. Pick up, load, and transport waste products to transfer
station for proper disposal; operate pickup truck or other light
automotive equipment. Operate equipment such as bobcats, loaders,
1-ton dump trucks, as assigned; use and maintain small hand and
power tools. Help maintain public recycling convenience center and
grounds; assist in the preparation and clean-up of special events
and services. Other duties are performed as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:
- Knowledge of machinery, equipment and tools necessary for
maintaining public areas.
- Knowledge of basic preventive maintenance on assigned
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
- Knowledge of common hand and power tools.
- Skill in following oral and written instructions.
- Skill in operating and working around moving equipment.
- Skill in following safety practices and recognizing
- Skill in utilizing customer service techniques when responding
to inquiries and complaints.
Physical Ability: Sufficient to effectively and safely perform
required duties and to safely operate required equipment and city
vehicle as needed. Must be able to lift 75 pounds.
Visual Ability: Must be able to see clearly, with correction if
necessary, during both day and evening hours and in potentially
adverse weather conditions and sufficient to effectively and safely
operate required vehicles; read street/road signs, maps, and
handwritten/typewritten material and perform required duties.
Hearing and Speaking Ability: Sufficient to clearly, concisely
and effectively communicate in English (reading, writing, speaking)
in person and over the telephone in English; bilingual skills
Employee Core Beliefs
City of Prescott employees should seek to uphold the City's core
beliefs throughout their day-to-day business and with every
customer they come in contact with, both internal and external. Our
core beliefs are: Act with Integrity, Work as a Team, Have Personal
Commitment and Loyalty, Solve Problems, Take Pride In Excellent
Results, High Level of Productivity and Being Nice.
Successful candidate will receive a post-offer, pre-employment
background screening to include:
Motor vehicle records check
Criminal background screening
City of Prescott Contact Information
201 S. Cortez St.
Prescott, AZ 86303
Phone: 928-777-1347 / Fax: 928-777-1213
Major Benefits For Full-Time Regular Employees: Paid time off;
ten paid holidays and one floating holiday per year; employee
and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term
disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security
contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred
compensation plans and additional life insurance. PROBATION: Each
employee must satisfactorily serve an established probationary
period. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made
in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability
to participate in any phase of the selection process. In accordance
with A.R.S. 23 - 493, this position has been identified as "Safety
Sensitive". The City of Prescott is an Equal Employment Opportunity