Solid Waste Maintenance Assistant
Come work at a place where you have a direct impact on the quality of life for Kent residents, business owners and visitors alike!
Hourly Rate: $23.06 - $26.06
OPENING DATE: 09/26/23
There are two (2) positions available and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. If you have technical difficulties, please feel free to call our office at (253) 856-5270 and we will do our best to assist you.
Hours of Work: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Limited Hour up to 27 hours per week
Incumbents are non-benefited temporary laborers performing routine maintenance work for the City. Work direction is provided by assigned supervisor or designee. Previous work experience performing duties identified below is desirable; however, it is not required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist maintenance crews in routine litter collection, installation of Adopt-a-Street signs, installation and replacement of garbage receptacles and graffiti removal. Incumbents are also required to operate standard size pickups and/or sedans with hand and foot control. These positions may at times be required to work in high motor and pedestrian traffic areas.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have a valid Washington State driver's license and must be able to verify employment eligibility at time of hire; must have a high school diploma, or equivalent; must successfully pass the City's pre-employment substance abuse screening and position-relevant background check; must have an acceptable driving record; and must be at least 18 years of age.
Temporary employees with the City of Kent do not receive insurance or time off benefits outside of those which are legally mandated. In certain instances, temporary employees may be eligible for retirement benefits through the State of Washington's Department of Retirement Systems.
The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Reference #: R462