Commercial Solid Waste Specialist
City of Peoria, AZ - Peoria, AZ

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The employee is under the immediate supervision of the solid waste manager. Develops, promotes, and implements a Solid Waste disposal program designed to increase the number of commercial customers while retaining existing customers in the City service area. Provide cost saving opportunities for new commercial customers, and provide support and assistance to customers regarding solid waste disposal decisions for trash and recycling services. This position performs related duties as required.
This is a Non-Exempt, Temporary, Non-benefits eligible position.

Essential Functions:
Maintain accurate records and prepare routine reports.
Work with previous commercial accounts in an attempt to persuade them to return to City Solid Waste service.
Exercise initiative in spotting, approaching, and selling solid waste services to new customers.
Communicate with and respond pleasantly to a demanding and diverse public. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with business representatives, fellow employees and the general public. Communicate both orally and in writing.
Interpret codes, rules, regulations, and policies, utilize promotional brochures and related sales techniques to increase revenue and provide cost analyses for City and solid waste customers.
Conduct field audits to ensure proper service is onsite, and determine best needs of the customers.
Meet objectives set for cold calls, current and new customer contacts.
Create Sales training for Solid Waste Leads.
Establish aggressive sales plan with goals for obtaining new customers within 15 days of hire. ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Performs other duties and special projects as required.

Job Requirements:
A valid Arizona driver license upon hire.
High School Diploma or GED required. Two-year degree or equivalency preferred.
Three years customer service, sales and waste management experience in the same or similar position required.

Supplemental Information:
  • Physical strength for this position is indicated below with “X”- Sedentary Light X Medium Heavy Very Heavy Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly. Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally, 50-100 lbs. frequently, or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: C Continuously 2/3 or more of the time. F Frequently, From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. O Occasionally Up to 1/3 of the time. R Rarely, Less than 1 hour per week. N Never occurs Note: This is intended as a description of the way the job is currently performed. It does not address the potential for accommodation. -Physical Demand- -Frequency- -Brief Description- Standing O Observing work site, observing work duties, communicating with co-workers Sitting F Desk work, meetings, driving Walking O To other departments/offices, around work site Lifting O Items, materials Carrying O Items, materials Pushing/Pulling R Items, materials Reaching O For supplies, items Handling F Paperwork Fine Dexterity F Computer keyboard, telephone keypad, calculator Kneeling R retrieving items from lower shelves/ground Crouching R retrieving items from lower shelves/ground Crawling N Under equipment Bending R retrieving items from lower shelves/ground Twisting O From computer to telephone Climbing O Up onto vehicles Balancing N On moving vehicles Vision C Reading, computer screen, driving Hearing C Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public Talking F Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public Foot Controls O Driving MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, AND HARDWARE: Computers, printers, related software and vehicle. PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: None
NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS: F Frequently, from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time O Occasionally Up to 1/3 of the time R Rarely, Less than 1 hour per week N Never occurs -Description of Non-Physical Demands- -Frequency- Time Pressure O Emergency Situation R Frequent Change of Tasks R Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime N Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously F Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team F Tedious or Exacting Work O Noisy/Distracting Environment O PRIMARY WORK LOCATION: Office Environment X Vehicle Warehouse Outdoors Shop Other