Senior Maintenance Worker

Fairfax, Virginia
$36,133.55 - $60,223.28 Annually
Nov 26, 2021
Dec 10, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under general supervision, leads, inspects, and reviews the work of crews engaged in a variety of solid waste management activities, basic maintenance, repairs, construction, grounds keeping activities, customer service, and equipment operation and driving. Leads and is engaged in the work of subordinate positions. Represents the Solid Waste Management team in a professional manner at all times. Operates various CDL and/or non-CDL vehicles and equipment to include, but not limited to driving and loading of refuse collection vehicles, two-man rear loaders, roll-offs, Pac-Rats, bobcats, forklifts, pick-up trucks, pressure washers, landscaping equipment, leaf equipment, equipment trailers, snow removal equipment, spreaders, etc. Maintains operational records. Prepares reports, work orders and enters data into a computer. Provides clear and concise oral and written communications, including e-mail. Ensures all work tasks are completed per agency guidelines and standard operating procedures. Ensures that safety procedures are followed by staff and that crew members use equipment safely and properly. Transports crews and equipment to work sites. Inspects and approves the work of subordinate staff. Provides guidance and training to subordinate staff. Accurately completes daily and preventive maintenance reports. Assists with traffic control. Provides assistance at outreach events. Assists with hazardous spill cleanups. Assists in the inventory and requisition of equipment and materials. Provides minor maintenance and repair of vehicles and machinery. Accurately assesses resources necessary to perform assigned solid waste activity duties. Provides responsive customer service to the public regarding solid waste complaints and other issues and provides appropriate solutions in accordance with Chapter 109.1 and agency standard operating procedures, all while adhering to the DPWES Core Values, County Standards of Conduct, and County Ethics. Engages in safe working practices and complies with Solid Waste safety programs and guidelines. Complies with the DPWES Safety Competencies. Performs related duties as required.

Note: This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions. The locations for these positions are 6901 Allen Park Road, Lorton and 4816 West Ox Road, Fairfax, VA.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; plus two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field.

  • A valid motor vehicle driver's license.
  • DOT Medical card.
  • Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 12 months of hire.
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.

The appointee to this position will be required to participate in emergency callback staffing that is subject to occur twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) and may periodically require working 12 to 18-hour shifts.

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.

Two years or more Maintenance and or Solid Waste experience proven mechanical skills, proven safety record. Learner permit or CDL Class B or higher. Two years of work with snow removal, landscaping, construction, or road work.

This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, kneel, crouch, reach, crawl, lift, and handle materials with manual dexterity. Ability to lift 50 lbs. with or without accommodation. Ability to handle strenuous activities and repetitive motions. Ability to perform duties in any type of weather conditions. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

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 will be referred until the position(s) have been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered.

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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