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Solid Waste Operator I

Company: Town of Gilbert
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Team Gilbert

Gilbert, AZ is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Gilbert is one of thelargest cities in Arizona with a population of over 260,000 people and has been named the Most Prosperous City in the Country, Best Place to Live, Work and Play, Arizona's Most Admired Companies to Work For, and more.

Gilbert is on a mission to be the City of the Future. We choose to "Anticipate. Create. Help people." With 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future, while continuing to be one of the top communities in the country.

What sets Gilbert apart is a combination of a sense of community, a unique and enjoyable environment for residents and businesses and a commitment to innovation. Gilbert is a diverse community that celebrates its rich heritage and character, but we're working diligently to shape our best possible future.

We all play a role in the design of tomorrow.

In Gilbert, we are shaping a new tomorrow, today.

We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today:

We Are Seeking

With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Solid Waste Operator I.

Solid Waste Operators report toan Environmental Services Supervisor. The primary function of this position istosafely operate rear loading, side loading and/or front-loading automated refuse vehicles and/or a roll off truck collecting refuse and recycling on a designated route of apartments, office buildings, residential customers, commercial establishments or other sites of contained refuse/recycling andhauling to disposal sites. Report improper equipment performance or other maintenancerelated problems to fleet maintenance mechanicsand supervisor. Perform routine service on vehicles such as washing, cleaning, fueling, checking and adding oil, hydraulic fluid, and water as needed, checking instruments, mirrors, brakes, steering and signals, maintaining tire pressure and draining air tanks. Inform supervisor of unsafe or broken containers and unsafe, difficult or poorly maintained collection sites. Assignments may include performing skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and servicing of refuse containers includingpainting, delivering and inspecting of containers. Prepare records and complete daily route sheet statistics,answercustomer questions related to refuse schedule and serviceand providecustomer focused service.

Ideal candidates will havegood energy and enthusiasm, work well with co-workers, and customers and management team, be quick at solving problems independentlyand have a strong work ethic.Knowledge and skill required for success in this position is familiarity with the Town of Gilbertdriving routes, a strong history of attendance and punctuality, record-keeping ability and attention to safety.

About You

You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:

* High School Diploma or GED
* 1 year of experience in heavy equipment operation, or manual labor
* Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and medical card required at the time of hire. Applicants holding a Class B CDL may be required to obtain a Class A License within six months of hire.
* Must be able to work overtime as required.
* Requires working in extreme temperatures that are part of the Arizona climate.

This position is an At-Will position and is FLSA Non-Exempt - eligible for overtime compensation.

The position of Solid Waste Operator I is part of a job family consisting of a Solid Waste Operator I, II & III, which provides for career growth opportunities. Up For the Challenge

In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement and more.

Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.

Let's get this adventure started!

First review of applications will take place on Thursday, October 21, 2021 and then every Thursday thereafter while the posting remains open.

Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Town of Gilbert, Gilbert , Solid Waste Operator I, Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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