Hazardous Waste Technician
Company: Sarasota County Government
Posted on: November 16, 2023
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Join our dynamic team and support your community in the acceptance,
preliminary sorting, segregation, and packaging of hazardous waste
and regulated waste received through the County collection
programs. You are a part of the household hazardous waste program
which is to provide a safe solution for household hazardous waste
processing rather than disposal. Apply today and help keep Sarasota
beautiful and clean.
Greet customers, verify disposal receipts, and direct customers to
the Chemical Collection Centers.
Perform preliminary chemical analysis on unknown materials.
Lab Packs and consolidates hazardous materials and wastes into
drums for transportation and disposal in accordance with regulatory
requirements and established contractor guidelines.
Prepare container inventory sheets and track materials in
Load, deliver, and off-load containers of waste at approved
Perform scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance on all collection
facilities and surrounding areas.
Use, maintain, and calibrate environmental monitoring instruments
such as gas detectors and organic vapor analyzers.
Pick up and transport waste to the main collection facility for
Hours/Days: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Days will either be Monday - Friday or Tuesday - Saturday.
Both schedules have two consecutive days off.
A High School Diploma or its equivalent.
A valid Florida Driver's License at the time of hire.
Must pass OSHA 40-Hour Hazwoper and DOT HM 181/126 certifications
within six (6) months of employment.
Must satisfactorily pass a medical evaluation demonstrating the
ability to use a respirator.
Physical Demands: Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50
Subject to Passing Substance Screening: This position is subject to
passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who
fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified
from employment in any class for a period of five (5) years.
About Everything Else
Starting Pay Range: $16.50 (Step 1) - $19.72 (Step 7)
Position Salary Range: $16.50 (Step 1) - $24.26 (Step 14)
Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life
Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending
Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement
System (FRS) and many, many more! Starting January 2024, choose one
of three great medical plans, including one with a $0 premium
option, with completed preventative visits!
For more information about employee benefits, please click this
link or visit SCGov.net
for additional information.
Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and
classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.
Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days
in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual
rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days
off in your 1st year!)------
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We celebrate and value the experiences, backgrounds, perspectives,
talents and strengths that make us different and are committed to
creating a culture of understanding and respect where our employees
realize that we are stronger together.
Our vision is to attract, develop, retain and engage a talented
workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we
serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and
great customer service - internally and externally.
Sarasota County Government provides equal employment opportunities
to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or
gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related
conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender
status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age,
disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any
other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or
local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to
all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave
of absence, compensation, and training. A job applicant with a
disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in
the application/selection process is requested to make known the
need for an accommodation to Human Resources or appropriate county
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Government employers are drug-free and tobacco-free environments,
EEO/AA/ADA employers, and they prohibit discrimination in all
services, programs or activities.
Sarasota County Government is a Tobacco-Free/Drug-Free
Do you like leaving things better than you found them? We serve the
greater good! Our team is here to make Sarasota the premier
community to live, work and play!
Sarasota has 37 miles of award-winning beaches, over 80 parks and
100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida
with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and
the annual international film festival. Unsurpassed beauty, rich
cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging
recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and
We believe in work-life balance with a generous leave plan.
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the country for best place to live."
We need YOU to help create wonderful experiences for residents and
vacationing guests enjoying Sarasota! Apply today!
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