Solid Waste Collector I

City of Atchison, Kan.   Atchison, KS   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 12, 2022

The City of Atchison, Kansas is hiring Solid Waste Collector I Starting Pay: $12.72 to $17.75 DOQ

The Solid Waste Collector is responsible for the collection of public trash and recycling waste along short residential routes and all city parks and buildings in addition to providing curbside pickup services for yard waste & bulky items that do not fit on the regular trash routes. This position works closely with one other collector, and this duo also performs general parks cleanup, emptying dumpsters at city facilities & custodial duties at the City Shop. The collector primarily operates rear-loading trash trucks and small dump trucks. Required: 18 Years or Older with a High School Diploma or G.E.D., a valid driver’s license and a pre-employment drug and physical screening and the ability to work Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with overtime available for special event support and backup for snow removal operations.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the ability to obtain a Class B commercial driver’s license within 90 days of employment. Training, equipment, & testing expenses are provided. 1+ years of experience working in an outdoor or industrial setting and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Benefits: Medical, dental and vision insurances; short-term disability; life insurance; health savings account with employer contributions and wellness program; supplemental insurances available; retirement plan; discounted YMCA membership rates; and employee assistance program.