Code Compliance Technician (Part-Time)

The Solid Waste Division is seeking a part-time Code Compliance Technician to join our dynamic team in our Environmental Collection Center. As part of our team, you will consolidate Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) while following federal, state and local environmental regulations. The selected candidate will identify, collect, consolidate and transport hazardous material from citizens of Fort Worth and participating cities. The candidate will need to stay abreast of changing regulations while completing all continuing education classes to maintain environmental, safety and health certifications. Communicate proper environmental disposal to the general public and commercial contractors as needed and perform other duties as required. Must be able to work weekends Saturday and/or Sunday based on need. Part-time 20-29 hours per week.

The City of Fort Worth, Environmental Collection Center (ECC) collects, consolidates, transports and properly disposes of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). The ECC properly disposes of approximately 2.5 million pounds of hazardous waste per year. Citizens can bring their pesticides, herbicides, paint products, aerosol cans, pool acids, cleaning fluids and automotive products to the ECC for proper disposal. This contributes to the City of Fort Worth's vision of "the most livable and the best managed city in the country".

Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED and no previous experience required.

Other Requirements

Valid Texas Driver's License

The ideal candidate will have strong skills in:

  • Performing collection, consolidation of paint, paint products, motor oil and cooking oil. During down times, the person must keep their work area clean and safe.
  • Ability to operate a fork lift and city vehicle as needed.
  • Ability to work independently and follow safety regulations.
  • Work effectively with others.
  • Warehouse and outside environment. Exposure to dust, noise, chemicals and seasonal weather.
  • Depending on assignment, task will typically exert up to 150 pounds of force routinely, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.

The candidates with the following will be given preference:

  • Texas Class C Driver's License;
  • Operating minor equipment such as air tools, scrappers, shovels, ratchets, dollies;
  • Work in a fast paced environment;
  • Performed basic preventative maintenance on equipment;
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Customer Service experience;
  • Experience working with industrial/commercial chemical handling;
  • Identification or process training, HAZMAT training; and
  • Forklift experience and certification.

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