Solid Waste Loader Position

Kevin PowellCity, Jobs

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT/SOLID WASTE DIVISION
STARTING SALARY:  $16.38 PER HOUR

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Solid Waste Loader will perform a number of routine manual heavy labor tasks in the collection, recycling, and disposal of commercial and residential solid waste (trash, recycling, and yard waste).  This position is responsible for performing such tasks in an efficient, safe, and timely manner.  Additionally, provides cleanup and routine maintenance of the division’s equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires the ability to work holiday shifts and Saturday shifts as scheduled.  Experience in physically demanding labor in the outdoor environment is highly desired.  Must have the ability to lift and carry heavy objects weighing up to 80 pounds constantly throughout the workday and have ability to withstand exposure to extreme and variable weather conditions.  Requires the ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language, in order to successfully be able to perform the required job duties.  This position requires the possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License.  The successful candidate must pass the background check and post-offer City physical and drug screen.

PAY RANGE:  $16.38 to $23.42 per hour

HIRING PROCESS: From this recruitment and interview process, an eligibility list will be created with the intention to hire full-time, regular positions AS THEY MAY BECOME available over the next 12-month period.

HOURS:  Primary work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a half hour lunch
As work load demands, may work as early as 5:00 a.m. and as late as 5:00 p.m.,
with some overtime, Saturdays, and holidays required.

BENEFITS:
Health, Dental and Life Insurance:   Various dependent coverage levels available.
Vacation:      12 days per year (Plus 2 days Personal Leave)
Holidays:        9 days per year
Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System

MUST SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION BY:
Friday, June 29, 2018
WWW.LAWRENCEKS.ORG/JOBS