New job Solid Waste Collector in North Carolina

Solid Waste Collector
Solid Waste Collector

Solid Waste Collector

Company : City of Fayetteville, NC
Salary : Details not provided
Location : North Carolina

Full Description




The City of Fayetteville is currently recruiting for a Solid Waste Collector to provide waste pick-up and disposal for the residents of Fayetteville in an efficient and timely manner; to deposit collected refuse and debris at the county landfill; and to ensure that collection vehicles are properly equipped and serviced for routes.


  • Collect solid waste and yard waste materials from residential units and other areas as assigned.
  • Inspect the contents of the load; ensure the purity of the load when collecting yard waste; collect refuse and scattered debris at collection sites and along city streets; transport load to the landfill.
  • Participate in the inspection of collection vehicles to ensure proper mechanical functioning; assist with preparation for daily use; perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance; ensure that collection vehicle is kept clean.
  • Consult with immediate supervisor for any route changes.
  • Manually collect waste and debris from residential and commercial sites; lift and carry moderate to heavy waste materials for short durations of time; clean storm drains and curbs as needed.
  • Report any damaged collection vehicles and equipment, job related accidents, and roadway issues which affect the safe operation of collection vehicles to the supervisor.
  • Answer questions and provide information to citizens regarding collection requirements; notify citizens of obstructed collection stops.
  • Maintain and prepare daily logs, surveys, truck inspections and other necessary documentation of completed activities.
  • Respond as needed in emergency or disaster recovery stages following weather events or other emergency related clean-up and recovery.
  • Ensure that safety apparel is worn at all times and safety rules and practices are practiced (or followed) in the performance of all duties.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

No specific experience requirements.

No specific education or training requirements.




Working hours are 7:00 am - 5:30 pm and workdays will vary per week, may require to work some holidays.

From the time of closing, the selection process is anticipated to last approximately* 4 - 6 weeks. The process will consist of a panel interview with the selected candidate being subject to a pre-employment drug screen, physical abilities test, background check and driving history check.*

Health and Dental Insurance:

The City of Fayetteville Employee Healthcare Benefit Plan provides comprehensive and affordable health and dental coverage while maintaining reasonable costs to employees. Coverage is available for all regular status employees scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week. Employees may also choose to cover eligible dependents. The premium is deducted on a pre-tax basis, with the City paying a portion of the premium. Qualifying employees are eligible for benefits on the 1st day of the month following 30 days of service.
Employer Paid Leave

Paid Vacation: Employees earn vacation leave beginning the first day of employment, however, they are not eligible to take leave for 6 months. Leave accruals are based upon the number of years of service and the number of hours an employee is scheduled to work.

Paid Holidays: The City of Fayetteville observes 11 paid holidays per calendar year. The approved holidays are New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, 2 days at Thanksgiving and 2 days at Christmas.

Sick / Funeral Leave: Regular employees earn sick leave in proportion to the number of hours they are scheduled to work per week. Sick leave accruals begin the first day of employment. Sick leave can also be taken for deaths in your extended family. Sick leave hours accumulate without limits and may be used toward credible service upon retirement from the NC Local Government Retirement System.


The City assists our employees in securing their financial future during retirement by participating in the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System, administered by the State of North Carolina. Regular status employees, scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week, become members in the retirement system upon employment. As a member of this system, employees are required to contribute 6 percent of their gross salary on a tax-deferred basis.

Deferred Compensation Plans:

To further assist employees in saving for retirement, the City offers two supplemental retirement savings programs. These programs offer employees an opportunity to save a portion of their salary on a tax-deferred basis to supplement their retirement benefit. The programs offered are 401(k) Supplemental Retirement Income Plan and the ICMA 457 Plan.

Cafeteria Plan / Supplemental Benefits:

Realizing that each employee may have different insurance needs, the City offers its employees the opportunity to supplement City-provided benefits by selecting from the benefits listed below. These benefits are offered at employee's expense through payroll deduction:

  • Term Life Insurance (Pre-tax basis first $50,000 for employees)
  • Dependent Term Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance (Pre-tax basis)
  • Disability Insurance
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (Pre-tax basis)

Death Benefit:

The first year an employee contributes to the retirement system, the city provides a death benefit of $3,000. After one year as a contributing member of the Retirement System, a death benefit is provided that is equal to the highest 12 months' salary in a row during the 24 months before death, no less than $25,000 and no more than $50,000. There is no cost to the employee for these benefits.

Pay Periods/Direct Deposit:

City employees are paid bi-weekly, every other Friday. As an added convenience and safety measure, the City requires all new employees to sign up for direct deposit of their payroll checks.

Employee Assistance Program:

The EAP is available at no cost to all employees and their household members. The EAP provides confidential guidance on legal, financial and personal issues that could affect your health, relationships and job performance.

Location: City Hall
433 Hay Street
Fayetteville,North Carolina,28301, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Job Type: Full-time