Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1803

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Solid Waste Management Program,
Department of Public Works & Environmental Services

Job # 13-1803

$37,527 to $50,036  (Grade S16)

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply.
Safely operates various commercial class single or tandem-axle vehicles, including a rear-loading packer truck, side loader, etc., to collect refuse/recycling and yard waste on county routes. Leads and works as part of a larger team to efficiently remove waste and recycling materials each day. Coordinates laborers engaged in loading refuse or recyclables onto the truck. Performs daily equipment maintenance such as greasing, checking fluid levels, cleaning, and performing pre-trip/post-trip inspections on equipment. Promotes teamwork, safety and informs supervisory staff of any problems encountered during collection events. Performs related duties as required; duties are performed under supervision.



Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; and two years of experience in the operation of medium/light motorized equipment.



Resume must indicate possession of a valid Class "B" or higher commercial driver's license (CDL). A current Department of Motor Vehicles certified driving record and a valid Department of Transportation medical card will be required at time of interview. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to employment. Selected applicant must successfully complete a driver's training program after employment. Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing are mandatory for this position.

Job requires physical stamina necessary to run/walk long distances on collection routes and lift up to 50 pounds.



Exceptional safety and driving record, with at least five years accident free. Excellent work ethics; demonstrated team-building, problem-solving, customer service and communication skills. Proven leadership qualities. Ability to speak and understand English.



Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Panel interview of top-rated applicants. A performance test using the equipment may be administered at the time of interview.



This position is designated as Essential Emergency Services Personnel per PM 31. Job location is 6901 Allen Park Road, Lorton, Virginia. Regular work hours are 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., M-F, including all holidays (except Christmas), with overtime as necessary.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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