Maintenance Worker II - Solid Waste

in County, ME

Job Description


Public Works Department–  Solid Waste Division

-Up to $2,500 Sign On Bonus Available – Deadline Extended

Schedule is Monday thru Friday from 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM – The Public Works Department is seeking a qualified applicant to join our team.  Successful applicant must be able to work holidays and some Saturday’s and when called in for winter operations. 

Requirements:  demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain Solid Waste equipment including rubbish packers, recycling trucks, roll-off trucks.  Must also have ability to operate and maintain winter equipment including dump trucks and front-end loaders as required.  Applicants must possess good visual acuity for driving and physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions; must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and members of the public; must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license (must provide license number); must pass pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment and pass federally mandated drug test; must have and maintain good driving record.  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of satisfactory criminal background check. 

Labor & Trades – Grade 17 – Pay range starting at $811.20/week, plus $1.00 per hour market rate stipend for CDL license. May be willing to hire the right applicant with Class C license at Grade 16 and help to obtain Class B license within six (6) month probationary period.    



***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***    For the safety of our employees and our constituents, the City of Portland requires that new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.  Candidates may request an accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs at the conditional offer stage.


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Job Posting: 797605

Posted On: Aug 07, 2022

Updated On: Sep 09, 2022