Motor Equipment Operator (non-merit)

Location
Lorton, Virginia
Salary
$41,465.42 - $69,108.42 Annually
Posted
Sep 25, 2021
Closes
Nov 03, 2021
Ref
21-02021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Safely operates commercial vehicles and medium motorized equipment for refuse collection. Complies with 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. 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 and regulations of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). Lead assigned crew members. 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 County safety programs and guidelines. Maintains the standards of the county, including but not limited to the drug & alcohol, safety, and personnel policies and procedures. Assignment could include collection of trash, recycling, yard waste and/or leaves. Equipment could be rear loader, side loader, two man refuse truck or leaf truck.

Note: This recruitment will be used to fill multiple positions. Position is Non-Merit Benefit Eligible: scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year.

To Apply: Please email your resume to Conrad Mehan ( conrad.mehan@fairfaxcounty.gov).

For more information on a career with the Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services Solid Waste Management program click here .

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 or higher.

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.

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 will still be subject to the 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:
Experience in Solid Waste driving Solid Waste Equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequent bending, stooping and moderate lifting. 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.

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