301-017 - MAINTENANCE WORKER 2
|Class Title: Maintenance Worker II|
Grade Number: 8M; $17.6083 per hour
Department: Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste/Public Works
Performs a variety of tasks related to collection of waste and recyclables and cleanliness of the City; including driving a solid waste packer vehicle; collecting recyclable appliances and large metal items set out for curbside collection; emptying litter baskets; picking up dead animals, tires, trash and recyclables from City streets and facilities; graffiti cleanup; working at the Recycling Drop Off Center and the yard waste site, supervising juvenile and adult offenders and performing litter cleanups. Within general guidelines and procedures, exercises independent judgment with general direction and supervision. Weekend and some night work may be required as part of the regular work schedule. Manual labor performed outdoors in all weather.
Works under the supervision of the Operations Manager.
Does not exercise supervision over other positions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
" May work on Saturdays and week nights as part of regular schedule.
" Drives compacting trash truck and other City vehicles and equipment.
" Collects recyclable appliances and large metal items set out for curbside collection.
" Empties litter baskets.
" Picks up dead animals, tires, trash, debris and recyclables.
" Operates a forklift and performs warehouse functions.
" Works at the Recycling Drop Off Center and yard waste sites.
" Educates citizens on proper recycling and trash procedures and litter prevention.
" Maintains accurate records of all work activities.
" Performs cleanups of litter by machine and by hand.
" Sorts trash and recyclables.
" Directly supervises and works with juvenile and adult offenders.
" Performs manual labor tasks outdoors in all weather.
" Performs snow removal as needed.
" Performs graffiti removal.
" Other work as needed.
" Provide quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens and internal departments.
" Performs related work as may be required.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
NOTE: Tests and interviews required.
(A) Completion of a standard high school course or GED
(B) Some successful public contact experience, proven ability to work independently, and; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
(C) Equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Knowledge of solid waste and recycling practices and principles.
(B) Ability to work with minimal field supervision and make decisions based on conditions encountered in the field.
(C) Ability to successfully complete in-service training program and an orientation period.
(D) Ability to learn to assist in maintaining small engines and equipment.
(E) Ability to perform minor preventative maintenance to vehicles and equipment.
(F) Ability to speak clearly and intelligently.
(G) Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public in all situations.
(H) Ability to supervise juvenile and adult offenders.
(I) Ability to exercise sound judgment.
(J) Ability to read and write at a high school level (minimum).
(K) Ability to make basic arithmetic computations.
(L) Ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions.
(M) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors and other employees.
Valid Pennsylvania driver's license. CDL - Class B with air brakes or obtained within 90 days from start date.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Requires intensive daily use of broom, shovel, rake hammer, pliers, wrench, screwdriver, drill, compressor, generator, pressure washer, paint brush, floor jack, forklift, bailer, compacter, band tightener, snow plow.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
Will be required to get on and off garbage truck, empty liter baskets and pick up trash repeatedly.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.