Maintenance Worker

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$34,294.00 - $57,156.53 Annually
Posted
Jun 25, 2022
Closes
Jul 16, 2022
Ref
22-01846
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs a variety of routine, manual labor tasks and operates light motorized equipment. Task include however not limited to disposal of white good/brush recycling operations, litter control, traffic direction and general maintenance of site, equipment and facility. Reports for duty promptly in proper uniform and physical condition and be ready to work any assigned task. Follow instructions from supervisory personnel and communicate any problems to a supervisor. Utilize the communication systems (cell phones, radios, etc.) in accordance with County policies. Operates a two-way radio system in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). Maintains good customer/employee/supervisor relations. Provides information to customers in a helpful, courteous, efficient manner. Ensures a safe work environment for county staff and complex customers. Engages in safety working practices and complies with Solid Waste safety programs and guidelines. Complies with the DPWES Safety Competencies. Maintain the standards of the county, including but not limited to safety, and personnel policies and procedures. Adheres to the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) guiding principles. Maintains a valid vehicle operator’s license. Perform other duties as assigned.

Note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in various locations.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all- inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Collects and/or disposes of refuse, yard debris, recyclables, and other solid waste materials;
  • Assists customers at homeowner's disposal facility;
  • Assists with spill cleanup and traffic control onsite at the disposal facility as well as throughout the county;
  • Clears sidewalks of ice and snow;
  • Assists pumping station operators in the maintenance and minor repair of equipment;
  • Cleans facilities, to include removing trash and litter;
  • Loads and unloads trucks;
  • Moves furniture, heavy equipment, and materials;
  • Repairs and maintains walkways, gutters, and downspouts;
  • Maintains and repairs grounds and turf (i.e., reconditioning, vegetation control, and repairs);
  • Performs various landscaping tasks, to include propagating beds, edging, mulching, and planting;
  • Operates tractors and mowers, chain saws, or cutoff saws;
  • Engages in safe working practices and complies with safety programs and guidelines;
  • Reports unsafe working conditions;
  • Complies with safety competencies.


Employment Standards

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

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid motor vehicle driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment physical examination, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
One year experience in manual labor work. Some knowledge of residential refuse, yard waste, and recycling collection procedures and routes. Two-Three years working outside in all types of weather. Two years or more providing customer service. Experience in traffic control. Experience with snow removal equipment. Some knowledge of OSHA safety rules and regulations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Stoop, able to stand for long periods of time, and continuous walking. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.