SANITATION WORKER (Maintenance Worker)
Fairfax County Government 51 reviews - Fairfax, VA

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Collects refuse, yard waste, recyclable materials, leaves and special collections on designated routes within Fairfax County. Picks up refuse cans/containers, bagged yard waste and other materials and dumps them into a refuse truck. Operates controls to start compactor that compresses the materials. Cleans up spills and compacting equipment to prevent clogging. Operates semi-automatic lifting devices that raise large containers and dumps them into the truck body. Assists in clean-up activities and general maintenance of equipment and facilities. Assists in snow removal at various Fairfax County facilities. Performs related duties as required; duties are performed under supervision.

Minimum

Qualifications:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.

Special

Requirements:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to employment. Job requires physical stamina necessary to run/walk long distances on collection routes and lift up to 50 pounds.

Preferred

Qualifications:
Excellent work ethics; demonstrated team-building, problem-solving, customer service and communication skills. Willingness and ability to be coached and mentored. Experience in manual labor work. Ability to speak and understand English.

Selection

Procedure:
Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Panel interview of top-rated applicants. A practical test may be administered at the time of interview.

Note:
This position is designated as "essential" and incumbent will be required to work emergency operations as directed. Job location is 6901 Allen Park Road, Lorton, Virginia. Regular work hours are 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., M-F, including all holidays (except Christmas), with overtime as necessary.

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