Hourly - Site Maintenance Worker (SB-113-21E) Various

  • LA County Sanitation District
  • Whittier, California
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Building Maintenance
  • Salary: $17.24 - $21.35 Hourly USD

Job Description

JOB POSTING

NOTICE OF EXTERNAL JOB OPPORTUNITY
POSTING #SB-113-21E

HOURLY - SITE MAINTENANCE WORKER


LOCATION:
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT, SOLID WASTE OPERATIONS AND ENGINEERING SECTION, VARIOUS LOCATIONS (PHMRF, DART, SGTS)

Applicants must designate work site choice(s) on the "Employment Application" from following:
  • Downey Area Recycle and Transfer Facility - Downey
  • Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility - Whittier
  • South Gate Transfer Station - South Gate

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
To perform a variety of general maintenance using common hand tools and operating light-load, mobile equipment including a forklift and a compact wheel-loader.

JOB SUMMARY:
The duties typically assigned involve performing any combination of site maintenance or equipment operations tasks such as using hand tools and operating small engine-powered equipment to perform refuse materials sorting, site custodial projects, and other duties involving manual labor; pressure washing the outside of a facility; loading and distributing refuse or recyclable materials using a forklift or other similar wheeled equipment in close proximity to others; assisting with maintenance of site structures and equipment; picking up litter and removing debris; may operate a motor sweeper or ride-along mower on and adjacent to the site; relieving Weighscale Operators by performing scale transactions and handling money; relieving Utility Equipment Operators by operating an excavator and/or loader; may operate a boom lift; and perform related duties as required.

Notes:
The current vacancy is at the Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility.

Work hours and rotating shifts may vary: Candidate may be placed on a day, swing, or graveyard shift depending on site needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A valid California Class C driver license for positions performing on-the-job-driving. A valid California Class B driver license may be required to operate a motor sweeper on public streets adjacent to the site. No specific educational level or experience is required.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Include work experience in a landfill or refuse facility performing general labor, basic maintenance, weighing loads, collecting payments, sorting recyclables, loading shipping containers, and operating equipment such as baler, excavator, loader or boom lift.

NOTE:
The individual(s) recommended for promotion will be subject to criminal records/fingerprint checks and a review of DMV records for moving violations, chargeable accidents or more serious charges.

EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

The competitive selection process may cover the knowledge of : A variety of tools and equipment used to accomplish maintenance tasks at a Districts' facility; safe work practices; procedures and practices pertaining to site equipment operations and work routines. The ability to : Identify and use various hand tools; operate a variety of mobile equipment, such as a forklift, small front loader; excavator, and loader; perform manual labor; operate computers and software used in weigh scale operations; complete tasks independently with basic instructions; understand verbal instructions; work independently and accomplish maintenance and operations assignment with minimal direction and oversight

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This posting will remain open until vacancy is filled and is subject to closure without notice.

TO APPLY:
Please apply online at www.lacsd.org within the application period. Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LACSD Employment Application or on-line application. Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please confirm your email address is included in our application, and add info@governmentjobs.com to your contact list.

SELECTION PROCESS:
Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will be reviewed and evaluated for relevant experience and/or coursework.
  • Candidates considered to have the best qualifications will be invited to the written examination.
  • The selection process will consist of a written test weighted at 50%, and an interview weighted at 50%.
  • Candidates must receive a qualifying score on each selection component to move forward in the selection process.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Districts strongly encourage qualified minorities, women and disabled persons to apply.

To learn more about how the Sanitation Districts converts waste in to resources, please visit the following video:
Converting Waste into Resources
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Whittier, California United States View Map