Sanitation Worker

Elkins, WV

The Sanitation Worker is an entry to mid-level position. The position is subject to overtime. 

Position Status: Full-time, regular; non-exempt 

Benefits: Please see the City's Personnel Manual for information regarding benefits. (Click Here)

Job Summary: Under direct supervision, collects and deposits garbage into trucks on City collection routes. Work also involves cleaning trucks, dumpsters and department facilities, and performing related tasks as required.  Reports to the Sanitation Supervisor.   Trial Service Period: 90 days (employment remains at-will at all times)

Minimum Training and ExperienceRequires high school diploma or GED; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Possession of a West Virginia driver's license is desired.

Physical Requirements: Tasks involve the regular, and at times sustained, performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which involves the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of items of moderately heavy weight (up to 50 pounds) and occasionally heavier weight (up to 100 pounds).

Elkins, West Virginia is a dynamic and growing community of 7,000people, serving as a tourism hub of the mid-Atlantic and a gateway to a vast outdoor recreation area that includes national forests, state parks, wilderness areas, ski resorts, hiking and biking trails, scenic train excursions and much more.

The City of Elkins is an equal opportunity employer including disability and protected veteran status.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

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