$15.42 - $19.28 Hourly Location :
Chattanooga, TN Job Type:
PART TIME Job Number:
07/10/2023 - 1422 Department:
PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION Division:
RECYCLING Opening Date:
07/10/2023 Closing Date:
11/26/2023 11:59 PM Eastern
Description THIS POSTING IS FOR FOUR (4) VACANCIES AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL ALL POSITIONS ARE FILLED. THESE POSITIONS ARE PART-TIME.
Under close supervision in the day-to-day operation of recycling centers and collection of recyclables at various County offices and the County jail during all seasons and weather conditions; assists in special recycling and Support Services Department projects. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, physical requirements, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)
Tasks HOUSEHOLD & TIRE RECYCLING CENTERS-
Oversees the day-to-day, including but not limited to: 1) Opens and closes the facility as scheduled; 2) Provides professional and courteous service; 3) Ensures materials are placed in the proper container; 4) Schedules requests for container swaps; 5) Maintains and cleans office, grounds, bins and equipment in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. RECYCLABLES COLLECTION-
Oversees the day-to-day collection of recyclables from various County offices, the County jail and other locations as assigned, and transporting and unloading at the appropriate recycling plant. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1) Operation of a box truck with a lift gate and a pickup truck with a utility trailer; 2) Maintaining collection containers in designated areas; 3) Following a time sensitive schedule; 4) Ensures routine vehicle maintenance and cleaning are performed. SPECIAL PROJECTS-
Facilitates promotional and educational opportunities through the following but not limited to: County Fair, schools, Recreation Centers, Civic organizations and other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of state and local traffic laws.
Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations.
Knowledge of Hamilton County policies and procedures.
Knowledge of recycling opportunities and collection methods.
Skill in reading/understanding and applying federal/state environmental rules and regulations and Hamilton County Regulations, Policies and Procedures.
Skill establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with the public, department staff, other County departments and contractors.
Skill effectively communicating in oral and in written form.
The equivalent of a High School Diploma and one (1) year of work experience in a direct customer service position. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must have the ability to drive and maneuver a box truck and a pickup truck with a utility trailer. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
Work requires moderate physical effort includes but not limited to intermittent sitting, standing, squatting, use of a ladder or step stool with considerable walking and lifting. Work requires regular lifting and carrying of up to seventy-five (75) pounds. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Any overtime hours offered in this position are not guaranteed, are an estimate, and are subject to change.
All positions within Hamilton County Government are considered work in-person
and require regular and punctual attendance.
All positions within Hamilton County Government may require work on Holidays or weekends. Additionally, irregular hours and shift work may be required, including possible extension of shift hours, at times with short notice. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Hamilton County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. A copy of Hamilton County's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) & Utilization Report is available on the County's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office home page.
Hamilton County offers medical insurance, life insurance, paid leave, and paid holidays to Full Time and Skimp (25 hours per week) employees. Full time employees also receive Retirement.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, applicants must possess the equivalent of a High School Diploma and have one (1) year of direct work experience in a customer service position. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must have the ability to drive and maneuver a box truck and a pickup truck with a utility trailer. Do you meet all of the minimum qualifications for this position?
- Yes, I meet all of the minimum qualifications for this position.
- I meet some of the minimum qualifications for this position.
- No, I do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
What is your highest level of education completed?
- High School Diploma
- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Doctoral Degree
If you indicated you possess a degree, please tell us the field of study your degree is in.
How many years of direct work experience do you have in a customer service position?
- No experience
- Minimal, less than one year.
- 1-2 years
- 2-3 years
- 3-4 years
- 4-5 years
- 5-6 years
- 6-7 years
- 7-8 years
- 8-9 years
- 9-10 years
- 10 years or more
Do you have the ability to maneuver a box truck and a pickup truck with a utility trailer?
Do you have direct working knowledge of state and local traffic laws and state/federal environmental regulations?
Do you have direct work or school experience that required you to follow a time sensitive schedule?
Do you have direct work experience that required you to ensure routine vehicle maintenance and cleaning were performed?
Do you have direct work experience that required you to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, coworkers, vendors, and/or and contractors?
Do you have the ability to lift and carry up to seventy-five (75) pounds on a regular basis?
Do you possess a valid driver's license?
Have you ever served in the United States Armed Forces?
The answers you provide in the "Supplemental Question" portion of the application will be used to review/process your application. Once this job posting closes, your answers to the supplemental questions cannot be changed. Have you reviewed your answers and verified they are correct?