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Operations Heavy Equipment Operator

Operations Heavy Equipment Operator

York County Government

About our opportunity:

We invite you to apply to join our team as a full-time (40 hours per week), hourly Operations Heavy Equipment Operator within the Solid Waste Collection and Recycling division. The purpose of this position is to perform the duties required for the processing of recyclable materials collected from the County’s collection and recycling centers or delivered by municipalities and private haulers delivered to the Material Recovery Facility (MRF).

Compensation: Pay Grade 111 / Full Salary Range: $19.90 - $30.84 per hour. Salary is determined based on experience and education.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm (40 hours per week) with occasional Saturdays and holiday shifts; occasional overtime available per operational needs.

Perks: Uniforms, safety equipment, yearly boot allowance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Operates a commercial vehicle to transport solid waste and/or recyclables from the County C&R Centers to the landfill, Material Recovery Facility (MRF), or other processing/disposal facilities.

-Maintains the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and buildings surrounding, operates and adjusts automated sorting line, PLCs, Baler, vehicles, and heavy equipment.

-Coordinates, trains and assigns tasks to temporary laborers and/or inmate laborers for the operation and maintenance of York County’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF), recycling facilities, and county collection and recycling centers.

-Prepares and loads recyclables onto tractor-trailers for shipment.

-Operates heavy equipment for the loading and movement of materials.

-Separates, packages, and delivers recyclables into appropriate categories and deliver as scheduled.

-Performs daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly operator preventive maintenance on automated sorting equipment, baler, and equipment necessary to perform duties.

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-Conducts and attends daily and routine safety meetings for staff as required.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Job Function : General

Contact Info : Susan Whitaker, Talent Acquisition Manager -
Ashley Fay, Deputy Director of Human Resources -

Expiration Date : 12/31/2024

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