Under the direction of the Public Works Supervisor, the Solid Waste/Recycle Technician is a semi-skilled worker who performs all duties and responsibilities for maintaining the Transfer Station, including but not limited to sorting and separating recyclable and proper disposal of hazardous material.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs regular cleaning and inspections of the Transfer Station
Inspects the Transfer Station facility to ensure proper operation
Sorts and separates recyclable items into correct bins
Separates and sorts household chemicals, unwanted paints, car batteries or other hazardous material in correct
Ensures care in the sorting and disposal of chemicals and hazardous materials
Divides large appliances, large metal items, cars/vehicles, wood, concrete, green waste, batteries, asphalt in to correct bins
Watches flow of recycled materials and makes recommendations to number of bins provided , and frequency of pick-ups
Operates a variety of equipment including heavy equipment to perform maintenance objectives
Ensures care in the proper handling and use of equipment and supplies
Must perform all duties in compliance and observe all established policies, procedures, and safety protocols including wearing of required PPE at all times.
Must adhere to all policies and procedures of the Pechanga Tribal Government.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
2 years or more experience in solid waste/recycling industry required
HAZWHOPPER Certification preferred OR completion of the HAZWHOPPER training (40 hours) and certification within three (3) months of employment
Skilled in the operation of fork lifts, pallet jacks, power lifts and other heavy equipment
Valid California Driver’s license • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
This position must comply with the Pechanga Tribal Government’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident or injury, and random testing
Must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.
About Pechanga Tribal Government
COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT:
PECHANGA GOVERNMENT CENTER
12705 PECHANGA ROAD TEMECULA, CA 92592
Send application and resume to:
Hiring Preference: The Pechanga Tribal Government is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with federal law, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians applies Indian preference in employment. It is the policy of the Pechanga Tribal Government to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified applicants in the following order: 1) Pechanga Tribal Members; 2) Pechanga Tribal Member Spouses; 3) non-member American Indians. Drug Testing: The Pechanga Tribal Government is a drug-free workplace. All employees are subject to drug testing. Background Investigation: All candidates and employees may be subject to a background investigation.