MAINTENANCE HELPER-RECYCLING

Recruitment #20-G3-0262

Job Description

The Loudoun County Department of General Services is seeking qualified applicants for a Maintenance Helper vacancy in the Waste Management Division.

This position will perform maintenance tasks at the County's eight recycling drop-off centers. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Litter removal
  • Site cleanup
  • General site maintenance
  • Snow/debris removal
  • Public outreach

This position will also assist with recycling operations at the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility. The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Follow a daily site inspection checklist
  • Perform small repairs to signage, fencing, and dumpsters
  • File work orders for larger repairs needed
  • Inspect completed repairs and report findings to supervisor
  • Perform housekeeping tasks at each site, such as sweeping and pickup of broken glass
  • Load illegally dumped items into truck and transport to the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for disposal
  • Provide excellent customer service in answering disposal and recycling questions from the public.

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

Job Requirements

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Six months of work experience in a general maintenance, custodial/janitorial, customer service, or related field is required.

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license is required. Ability to lift 40 lbs. is required. Forklift certification is preferred. Subject to recall or being held beyond scheduled workday; must be available to respond to County emergencies (24/7) as directed in accordance with Department policy and written or verbal directive.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

The successful candidate will undergo a criminal background and DMV record check.