New Hanover County Government Maintenance Assistant in Wilmington, North Carolina
: This posting is a re-advertisement. Candidates who have previously applied are still under consideration and do not need to reapply. New Hanover County is looking for a Maintenance Assistant to join the new Maintenance Division of the Recycling and Solid Waste Department. New Hanover County is seeking a Maintenance Assistant to perform manual labor tasks at the county landfill with duties to include:- Conducting routine maintenance and cleaning of heavy equipment including bulldozers, excavators, compactors, and loaders - Organizing maintenance shop and assisting with inventory control - Mowing grass, trimming using a weed eater, and accomplishing other landscaping tasks as needed to assist with site aesthetics - Directing traffic and assisting with Customer Convenience Site operations - Acts as back-up for heavy equipment operators once trained and certified as competent. Located in coastal southeastern North Carolina, the New Hanover County Department of Environmental Management oversees one of the state\'s most advanced integrated solid waste disposal systems. The Department operates a recycling drop-off collection system, a Household Hazardous Waste and electronic waste collection system, a RCRA Subtitle D landfill, Construction and Demolition Debris (CandD) diversion, and yard waste passive composting operations. The resulting system minimizes the use of land resources consumed for burying the waste we generate and minimizes the potential risks for contaminating the area\'s delicate environment. New Hanover County is dedicated to the recruitment and recognition of a talented and diverse workforce that is committed to public service. Our shared values of professionalism, innovation, equity, integrity, stewardship, and accountability guide the way we conduct ourselves and deliver services to our customers. Supported by the work of our Office of Diversity and Equity, New Hanover County celebrates diversity in our employees\' backgrounds, beliefs, identities, and abilities, while supporting growth opportunities for all. Our talented team has a passion for providing care and services that effect change on the everyday lives of the citizens they encounter. The differences that unite us reflect the community we serve. If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to join our team at New Hanover County. \* \* \* \* **Hours:** Landfill hours of operation: 6:30AM-5:00PM Monday - Friday; and 6:30AM-NOON Saturday; must be available to work Saturdays, as needed, and during emergency situations; work schedule will vary. Must be available to report for emergency work assignment during emergency situations. **Employment Type: Full-time, non-exempt ** **Salary Information: The hiring range for this position is \$35,360 - \$47,736.** Salary will be determined based on qualifications, internal equity, budget, and market considerations. ***New Hanover County offers:*** - Employer paid 401k contributions; - Retirement plan through the NC Retirement system; - Flex time and telework availability, depending on your position; - Paid sick and personal leave + 13 paid holidays per year; - Paid parental leave; - Paid community services leave to give back to our community; - Education leave to obtain a degree within your line of work; - Medical, dental, and vision insurance + many other insurance options; - Onsite, employer-paid health and wellness center; - Professional development trainings and leadership initiatives; - Opportunities to make a difference in your community; - And so much more! **Please check out our careers page at** for more information on why New Hanover County is a great place to work.
: Required E ucation and Experience:- High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and two (2) years of related equipment operation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
: - Valid NC Driver license is required - CDL license is a plus - Farming experience a plus
:**Applicant Information:** After the closing date for this position, applications will be screened by Human Resources. Applicants referred to the department will receive an email requesting important information pertinent to the position applied for. *****All updates regarding an application can be **********viewed** **through your applicant portal.*****
New Hanover County is an equal opportunity employer.