Interested applicants must submit a completed online County of Yolo Application. You may click here to be directed to the Yolo County Employment Opportunities page to submit your application of interest. The employment standards for this position are listed below.
DEFINITION Under direction, assigns, supervises, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for the maintenance of facilities at the County landfill, soil borrow site, transfer station and former burn dumps; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the working supervisory class in the Waste Facility Worker series within the Division of Integrated Waste Management. Incumbents in this class are expected to work under minimal management supervision and instruction, and exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative while supervising and coordinating the work of skilled, technical and other staff performing tasks related to the maintenance of the division's facilities and roadways.
Incumbents in this class report to and receive direction from a Senior Civil Engineer or other higher level management personnel. This class is distinguished from the lower level of Senior Waste Facility Worker by the performance of advanced journey level/lead worker duties
Education: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade; AND
Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience in the class of Senior Waste Facility Worker at the County of Yolo; OR
Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience, in the maintenance, construction and repair of facilities and grounds, wastewater, waste disposal/recycling or processing, storm drainage or water distribution systems and roadways, of which one (1) year must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity.
Certification: Documentation of successful completion of 40-hours of Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training and Powered Industrial Truck Operator (forklift) training is required within the first three (3) months of employment. Successful completion of Heavy Equipment Operator training may be required if needed to carry out job related duties. All certifications must be maintained as required.
License: This classification requires incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training
Team dynamics and team building
Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment
English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Principles and practices of safe and effective operation and routine maintenance of trucks and other light automotive equipment, forklifts, loaders, backhoes, power tools and related equipment
Operation and maintenance of metal recovery facilities, septic and food processing facilities, sanitary sewer and drinking water systems and landscape water supply systems including pipelines, pumps, and controls
Appropriate maintenance of roadways, irrigation, drainage systems, and ground water well systems
Methods of appropriate monitoring and sampling of methane, leachate, and groundwater
Applicable safety rules and regulations pertaining to refuse disposal; occupational hazards and safety procedures of the construction trade
Schedule maintenance and repairs of facility infrastructure
Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines
Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others
Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations
Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met
Collect and compile a variety of data and information
Operate, troubleshoot, and maintain assigned equipment and systems with skill and safety
Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (530) 666-8055.
Yolo County is a middle-sized rural/suburban county with a strong commitment to preservation of agriculture and open space. 87% of Yolo County's population lives within its cities, with almost 97.2% (603,544 acres) of its unincorporated land designated for agricultural use. 416,519 acres of those lands are in Williamson Act (land conservation) contracts (69% of all acres designated for agricultural use).