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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Department of Public Works
Job Title: HHW Technician
Salary: $13.71 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Tues - Fri, 8:30a - 5:30p; Sat 7a - 4p

Location of work:

801 Stillwell

Job Objectives:
Receive, classify and package materials delivered to the County household hazardous waste collection program for proper disposal.

Essential Job Functions:
Receive hazardous & non-hazardous items at HHW facility. Unload materials from vehicles, while providing satisfactory customer service to all that are encountered. Record, process and store materials in their correct DOT hazard class. Operate packing/storing, recycling, transportation and other equipment used in handling household hazardous waste. Prepare items for shipment for disposal per DOT & KDHE requirements. Facility Maintenance; perform routine and basic maintenance on the facility and equipment; clean the facility according to the set schedule of duties. Maintain proper certifications & skills. Ensure all certifications are valid as well as being current and updated annually. Attend advanced training and schooling and /or seminars that are job pertinent. Participate in remote collection events. Assist customers at the Swap & Shop area and checkout.

Job Standards:
High School diploma or equivalent. Valid Kansas drivers license. Minimal experience handling household hazardous waste or equivalent. 40 hour HAZWOPER, forklift certification, first aid & CPR all preferred.

Testing/Screening Requested:

specialized equipment unique to the industry; standard hand and power tools; some computer usage.

Work Environment:
Shop environment with exposure to chemicals and other household hazardous waste; must be able to lift 50 lbs minimum without restrictions; must be able to work occasionally in adverse weather.

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20002797

Open Date: 11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 11/28/2017 11:59:59 PM