Multiple Equipment Operator jobs are available with the City of Fort Worth Code Compliance Department within its Solid Waste Services Division – Drop-off Stations. Drop-off stations are open to Fort Worth homeowners and some renters for disposal of trash, brush, recyclables and household chemicals. The Drop-off Stations section is looking for Equipment Operators that have extensive experience making decisions based on the values, vision and mission of the organization on a daily basis to accomplish organizational goals. Equipment Operators at the Drop-off Stations must demonstrate understanding of customers’ expectations, be responsive, pleasant, and professional to do business with. The Solid Waste Services Division of the Code Compliance Department operates an award-winning program that continually serves as a role model for managing garbage, recycling and waste reduction services for the residents of Fort Worth. The Drop-Off Stations receive more than 250,000 visits per year, and these positions requires individuals to have extensive customer service experience to accomplish customer needs and requires patience to consider customer’s perspectives on services and solutions by being approachable to the customers. Drop-Off Station Locations : Brennan Drop-Off Station, 2400 Brennan Ave. Southeast Drop-Off Station, 5150 Martin Luther King Freeway Hillshire Drop-Off Station, 301 Hillshire Dr. The Equipment Operator job responsibilities include: Greet citizens, verify residency and enter information in computer. Inspect contents and estimate cubic yards of loads before allowing entry into the Facility drop-off area; and ensure material is in compliance with federal and state regulations. Enter illegal dump and other pertinent data into the computer; verify and ensure CFW solid waste fees have been paid. Keep track of inputs and outputs in different software systems and databases of solid waste materials received at Drop-Off Stations and sent to landfill and other recycling facilities. Direct traffic at facility and maintain facility to ensure debris is properly containerized and spills are cleaned up as they occur. Operate and maintain packing mechanism on stationary waste compactors at facility. Extract CFC refrigerant from refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners. Operate 313D Caterpillar to manually pack debris in roll–off containers; relocate waste when necessary. Notify hauling contractor when roll-off waste containers need to be transported to the landfill; maintain cleanliness of the drop off facility by picking up litter and dumped material and mowing grass in and around drop off facility. Maintain records as required by state regulatory agencies. Must be able to work weekends Saturday and/or Sunday based on need. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED. Two (2) years of experience in operation of motorized equipment. Possession of, or ability to obtain based on assignment, an appropriate, valid commercial Driver’s License Class “A” or “B” or a valid Texas Driver’s License Class “C”. Possession of, or ability to obtain a Waste Screening Certificate and a Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Extraction Certificate. Preferred Qualifications: Candidates that possess a valid Texas Class “A” or “B” CDL at the time of applying. Candidates that possess a Waste Screening Certificate and a Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Extraction Certificate at the time of applying. Basic computer skills; including email, data entry, and ability to create and close work orders. ***This is a heavy public contact position due to high volume visits at Drop-Off Stations. ***
The City of Fort Worth currently stands as the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), top five commercial real estate markets (Urban Land Institute), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 City residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing the diversity of our communities, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.