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Sanitation Technician Senior #2204-101210-01

Date Opened
Thursday, April 14, 2022 4:30 PM
Close Date
Friday, June 17, 2022 11:59 PM
Solid Waste
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


The Sanitation Technician, Sr. position performs a variety of semi-skilled, heavy manual tasks related to the collection of refuse on assigned residential or business routes. Position requires regular operation of a city vehicle to perform duties.



  • 2nd Shift
  • 3rd Shift

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Performs variety of semi-skilled, heavy manual tasks related to the collection of refuse

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to follow specific instructions, recognize and apply safe work practices 
  • Ability to walk long distances, lift and carry 100 lbs 
  • Works assigned shift and may be required to assist in multiple areas 
  • Work outdoors exposed to all weather conditions 
  • Must be able to work holidays 
  • Must also be able to work nights, weekends or other unusual hours as needed in support of special events or emergency response 
  • Knowledge of traffic laws, regulations, safety precautions and work hazards involved in operation of equipment 
  • Ability to read street maps and follow instructions 
  • Final candidate subject to job related physical agility test
  • Ability to obtain a City driver permit is required

Preferred Qualification

Previous manual labor experience


$16.40 per hour

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

As of October 1, 2021:

The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new City of Charlotte employees.  

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

In Conclusion

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