Landfill Equipment Operator

Baltimore County, MD - White Marsh, MD (30+ days ago)3.7


Pay Schedule II, Grade H21, Regular Schedule: 40 hours per week

IF YOU APPLIED BETWEEN May 14, 2018 AND June 1, 2018 YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY.

Vacancies exist in the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Solid Waste Management, Eastern Sanitary Landfill.

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Solid Waste Management of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You can attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties:
Under general supervision, operates various types of heavy construction equipment used in the operation of the County landfill and transfer stations.

Operates heavy construction equipment such as trackloaders, track/wheeled excavators, bulldozers, trash compactors, and articulating trucks to excavate, move, and grade earth or trash.
Operates equipment used in the processing of yard waste such as a tub grinder, material screening machinery, compost wind row turner, large wheel loaders, and excavators.
Operates equipment used in the transferring of refuse material such as yard jockey trucks, large wheel loaders, track excavators and wheeled excavators.
Performs routine preventative maintenance on heavy construction equipment such as replacing belts, wear teeth, and greasing/oiling equipment.
Clears land for cell excavation or borrow material.
Maintains roadways. May operates a tractor trailer truck to haul equipment or dispose of leachate.
Participates in safety related training in the handling of hazardous materials and other types of training.
Examples of Other Duties
Loads and unloads materials to and from carriers. Assists mechanics in major repairs on equipment. Plows roads during snow emergencies. Performs other related duties as required.

(NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.)

Qualifications: One year's experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment such as - track loaders, excavators, bulldozers, trash compactors, and articulating trucks to excavate, move, and grade earth or trash, tub grinder, material screening machinery, compost wind row turner and large wheel loaders.

Licenses and Certificates
Possession of a valid driver's license equivalent to a non-commercial class C Maryland driver's license is required at the time of appointment. Some positions may require possession of a valid driver's license equivalent to a commercial, class B Maryland driver's license and a current Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. (License may require endorsements and/or the absence of certain restrictions.)
You can attach your license(s) to your application.
Out of state applicants should attach a current copy (within 30 days) of your driving record.

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment: Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification entails the performance of heavy physical labor including bending, stooping, lifting, and carrying heavy objects, and the operation of vehicles, tools, and heavy landfill equipment. The work requires exposure to potentially hazardous materials and conditions, including adverse weather conditions, uneven terrain, and steep slopes.
Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.