Equipment Operator - Illegal Dump, Fort Worth, Texas

Created 05/14/2022
Reference 520347
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Fort Worth
Pay Range: $16.45 - $20.56/hr.

Job Posting Closing on: Thursday, May 26,2022

The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

An Equipment Operator job is available with The City of Fort Worth in the Code Compliance/Solid Waste Illegal Dump Division. This position is responsible for maintaining and operating various types of motorized equipment in performance of assigned job duties including the more complex and heavier equipment, such as roto boom, caterpillar, skid steer/bobcat to work in the safest manner possible to ensure the safety of crew members and the general public; to participate in the training, operation of roto-boom and/or roll-off trucks on assigned routes; and to lift and carry heavy loads of waste. Verify locations of waste and enter information in computer, maintain records as required by state regulatory agencies. Must be able to work weekends Saturday and/or Sunday based on need.

The Solid Waste Services Division of the Code Compliance Department operates an award-winning program that continually serves as a role model for managing garbage, recycling and waste reduction services for the residents of Fort Worth. This position alleviates illegal dumping and litter abatement within the City of Fort Worth. This contributes to the City's vision of the "most livable and best managed city in the country".

The Equipment Operator job responsibilities include:
  • Primary goal is to remove all illegal dumped debris and litter from city properties to prevent any nuisance and hazard to the environment. Haul trash debris to the landfill for proper disposal. Verify locations of waste and enter information in computer, maintain records as required by state regulatory agencies.
  • Rotate between street sweeping and traditional illegal dumping abatement work in the safest manner possible to ensure the safety of crew members and the general public; to perform the more complex work tasks related to job completion. Operate roto-boom trucks on assigned work orders; and to lift and carry heavy loads of waste..
  • Maintains records of equipment used and operations performed; assists in preparation and delivery of needed materials and equipment.
  • Operates a variety of motorized equipment maintenance and construction equipment and a variety of hand tools. Some equipment requires specialized certification and training for proper operation.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment as assigned and inspects equipment before use. Completes daily operations reports and time sheets.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Two (2) years of experience in operation of motorized equipment.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License.
  • Possession of an appropriate CDL class "A" or "B" is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Basic computer skills, i.e., data entry, email, ability to create and close work orders preferred.


Conditions of Employment

Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date/Time: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Employer City of Fort Worth, TX

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