City of South Salt Lake
  • South Salt Lake, UT, USA
  • 20.82-31.49 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and 3% match into a 401K. Retirement is through the Utah Retirement System.

The Solid Waste Technician reports to the Streets Division Manager; follows established procedures to organize, coordinate, and maintain compliance with city, state and federal solid waste regulations related to refuse collection, recycling, and yard waste programs; assists with streets maintenance tasks.



1.0 Coordinates solid waste programs

1.1 Assists in inventory control and delivery of containers used for weekly refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection

1.2 Performs minor repairs to damaged containers, i.e. wheel or lid replacement

1.3 Meets with residents or distributes educational and informational material relating to contamination issues and other city ordinances relating to refuse and recycling containers

1.4 Performs periodic inspections on refuse and recycling containers identifying contamination

1.5 Takes appropriate correction action relating to contamination issues

1.6 Keeps accurate records of activities

1.7 Operates a variety of equipment while performing streets maintenance tasks.




  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent plus some specialized training in a closely related field, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license with a Class B CDL endorsement (including Tanker endorsement) or have the ability to obtain one within six months of employment.


  1. Knowledge of equipment operation and safety measures; knowledge of city, state, and federal solid waste regulations
  2. Skill in the operation of various equipment and hand tools
  3. Ability to operate and maintain equipment used in maintenance and repair; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.



The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by an employee while successfully performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands and arms to operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in field settings, and moderately quiet in office settings.



HOURLY RANGE: $20.82 - $31.49 Based on experience

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $43,303.11 - $65,499.84

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

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