Motor Equipment Operator

Location
Lorton, Virginia
Salary
$41,054.83 - $68,424.10 Annually
Posted
Jan 23, 2021
Closes
Mar 12, 2021
Ref
21-00139
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Get your Career Rolling with Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services Solid Waste Management Program.

Operates commercial vehicles and light motorized equipment in a variety of solid waste activities. Assure compliance to all applicable Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and Department of Transportation (DOT) laws and regulations. Report 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. Complete daily vehicle pre/post trip inspections. Assure cleanliness of vehicles. Prepare and complete all required logs and reports including reports on traffic incidents. Utilize the communication systems (cell phones, radios, etc.) in accordance with County policies. Operate a two-way radio system in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). Lead work crews engaged in a variety of solid waste activities. Maintain good customer/employee/supervisor relations. Provide information to customers in a helpful, courteous, efficient manner. Ensures a safe work environment for county staff and complex customers. Engages in safe working practices and complies with the Solid Waste Management Program safety programs and guidelines. Complies with the DPWES Safety Competencies. Maintains the standards of the County, including but not limited to the Drug & Alcohol, safety, and personnel policies and procedures. Adhere to the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) guiding principles. Maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Perform other duties as assigned.

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Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; and two years of experience in the operation of medium/light motorized equipment.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Commercial driver's license (CDL) Class "B".

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment physical examination, alcohol/drug test, driving record check, and commercial driver's license screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Required to report to work during extreme inclement weather or other emergencies, including after-hours and weekend work during emergency incidents to fulfill emergency service duties.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Five years motor equipment operator work and accident free. Experience in Solid Waste driving Solid Waste Equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to walk, run, and bend the knees frequently. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to handle strenuous activities and repetitive motions. Ability to perform duties in any type of weather conditions. May be exposed to Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

NOTE: This position is listed as "Open Continuous". Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants referred on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered. The application process will close when the position(s) have been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

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 status as a veteran 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.

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