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Solid Waste Loader at City of Lawrence-11478

Solid Waste Loader

City of Lawrence-11478 Lawrence, KS Full-Time
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The City of Lawrence Municipal Services & Operations Department is a full-service, front-line operational department. The department provides community services in infrastructure and maintenance (facilities & structures, street and stormwater maintenance, pavement management, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment), engineering (engineering design and technical support, stormwater, utility and traffic engineering), services (solid waste, water, wastewater, fleet management, and administrative functions). Municipal Services & Operations projects and services are vital to the growth, health, safety, comfort and quality of life for our community.

Job Responsibilities

100% - The Solid Waste Loader is responsible for the collection,recycling, and disposal of commercial and residential solid waste(trash, recycling, and yard waste). This position will perform a number of routine manual heavy labor tasks in the collection, recycling, and disposal of commercial and residential solid waste (trash, recycling, and yard waste). This position is responsible for performing such tasks in an efficient, safe, and timely manner. Additionally, provides cleanup and routine maintenance of the division’s equipment.


Qualifications - Requires the ability to work holiday shifts and Saturday shifts as scheduled. Experience in physically demanding labor in the outdoor environment is highly desired. Must have the ability to lift and carry heavy objects weighing up to 80 pounds constantly throughout the workday and have ability to withstand exposure to extreme and variable weather conditions. Requires the ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language, in order to successfully be able to perform the required job duties. This position requires the possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Kansas Commercial Driver's License. The successful candidate must pass the background check and post-offer City physical and drug screen.

Hours - Primary work schedule will be Monday throughFriday, 6:00AM to 2:30PM. with a half hour lunch break. As work loaddemands; may work as early as 5:00AM and as late as 5:00PM, with someovertime, Saturdays, and holidays required.

Benefits Information

Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance:Various dependent on coverage levels available; FREE Well Care Clinicthrough LMH; free/discounted gym memberships, other wellnessbenefits/perks

Paid Time Off: 12 Vacation days, 12 Sick days accrued per year; 2 days Personal Leave, 9 Paid Holidays

Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)


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