The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one regular, full-time position in the class of Supervising Solid Waste Attendant at the Landfill Division within the Department of Community Services. This position will require the selected candidate to work Saturday and/or Sunday shifts as part of the regular weekly work schedule.
Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application and responses to supplemental questions. Please click here to apply.
For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below.
Definition Under direction, performs, assigns, supervises and reviews employees engaged in the activities of receiving and recycling of solid waste materials at the landfill and transfer stations in accordance with the division and County cash management guidelines. Assists management with contract administration; oversight of private contractors operating on-site; product delivery; oversees the handling of special wastes ensuring site safety and compliance with state and county regulations; maintains records of waste and other recoverable materials; investigates complaints and resolves problems with corrective action; assists division engineering staff with monitoring of various technical projects; coordinates bank deposits; provides assistance to the accounting division as needed; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Distinguishing Characteristics The class of Supervising Solid Waste Attendant serves as a working supervisor within the landfill division of the Department of Community Services. As such, the incumbent assigns and supervises the work of the Solid Waste Attendant and Senior Solid Waste Attendant classes, and may perform the functional duties of the Solid Waste/Senior Solid Waste Attendant classifications as needed. The incumbent may act in the absence of the Solid Waste Operations Manager to manage the daily operations as designated. Duties of this classification are performed on a seven-day work week, with varying hours, in which the landfill is open to the public.
Supervises trains, evaluates and assists Solid Waste/Senior Solid Waste Attendants assigned to the Yolo County Central Landfill and the Esparto Convenience Center;
Reviews operating techniques, safety requirements and ensures activities are conducted in accordance with federal, state, local regulations and departmental policies;
Explains regulations, policies, fees, disposal conditions to the public including regulatory reporting requirements, free recycling opportunities and waste restrictions; Verifies the accuracy of all account transactions; reconciles daily cash transactions; prepares cash deposits;
Investigates complaints and recommends corrective action to subordinate staff;
Gathers technical information for various surveys as assigned;
Performs end-of-day cash balance records to transmit billing and collection information to accounting utilizing computerized database system;
Contacts vendors for maintenance and repairs of scale house equipment; assists in inventory and maintaining of operating supplies; distributes materials, equipment and supplies as needed;
Assists with contract administration of facility contractors; and
Upholds the Values of Yolo County; participates and supports teamwork, builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers and the public;
May involve infrequent use of heavy equipment to provide uninterrupted operations at the waste facility.
Education: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade; AND
Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in solid waste management or waste diversion programs or possess the required knowledge and abilities comparable to that of a Senior Solid Waste Attendant in Yolo County and one (1) year which must be in a lead capacity. Relevant experience in the interpretation and enforcement of laws or codes may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
License Positions in this classification require 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 physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation.
General Knowledge of: techniques of supervision; federal, state and local laws pertaining to the identification and handling of solid waste, recyclable materials and hazardous waste; general safety requirements; use and care of equipment, computer systems and software; simple math and record keeping; cash and receipt handling techniques, methods and practices.
Ability to: deal effectively with the public and others; establish and maintain harmonious work relationships; use good judgment in emergency situations, enforce laws, policies and procedures firmly, tactfully and impartially; deal courteously with the general public, maintain complete and accurate records, prepare and write clear, concise reports as required for successful job performance; follow written and oral instructions; learn to assess waste disposal loads; operate a computer system and truck scale; operate a cash register and balance; add, subtract, multiply and divide with a high degree of accuracy and speed.
Physical Ability to: Walk on steep slopes; walk, stand, sit, stoop and squat for considerable amounts of time; be able to lift up to 25 pounds and walk on irregular surfaces and climb for a moderate amount of time; be able to reach above shoulders, use hands, fingers, and legs for moderate amount of time; be able to see things up close and far away with depth perception; read charts; must have good vision and be able to hear heavy equipment noises.
Application & Selection Process:
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Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire for this position. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways:
As an attachment to the online application
By e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
By fax to (530) 666-8049
By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the final filing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail.
Selection Procedure This recruitment is open until filled. Submitted applications will be screened on a regular basis, and the applications of qualified individuals will be immediately forwarded to the department for further consideration.
Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at (530) 666-8055.
Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.
Working together to provide excellent waste management services to the community
while optimally balancing the challenges of regulatory compliance,
environmental protection and cost effectiveness.