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Maintenance Worker - Solid Waste

Company: City of Prescott
Location: Prescott
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:



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

Position Summary:

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 equipment.
  • 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 hazards.
  • 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 beneficial.

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:

Drug screening

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 employer.

Keywords: City of Prescott, Prescott , Maintenance Worker - Solid Waste, Other , Prescott, Arizona

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