Maintenance Worker II - Solid Waste

in County, ME

Job Description


Public Works Department – Solid Waste Division - Up to $2,500 Sign On Bonus Available and Rate Increase - Schedule is Monday thru Friday from 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM

The Public Works Department is seeking qualified applicants 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 Union position – Grade 17 - $835.60/week, plus $2.00 per hour CDL stipend. May be willing to hire the right applicant with Class C license at Grade 16 with $1.00 market rate stipend 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: 819114

Posted On: Sep 17, 2022

Updated On: Oct 04, 2022