City of Garland, TX

Maintenance Worker - Landfill Spotter (EWS)

Location US-TX-Rowlett
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/8/2021 1:46 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Job Family
Maintenance Services
USD $12.50/Hr.
USD $15.31/Hr.
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible for the safe, smooth traffic flow of vehicles at the working face of the landfill, or at a transfer station by enforcing publicly posted safety rules.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Direct vehicles to the proper area of the facility based on site fill plan.
  2. Direct and communicate with trucks and vehicles in and out of the working area in all weather conditions.
  3. Control traffic flow in the event of emergency.
  4. Inspect loads for signs of unacceptable waste.  May remove unsegregated items such as tires, batteries, and other unacceptable materials.
  5. Follow all safety policies and rules including properly approaching vehicles, making eye contact with drivers to ensure signals are understood, and use of personal protective equipment.
  6. Enforce publicly posted safety rules and un-posted safety standards.
  7. Communicate with customers, scale house and equipment operators regarding incoming loads of waste or other issues as they arise.
  8. Follow guidelines and procedures for completing daily opening and closing tasks.
  9. May perform general labor duties including site clean-up, yard work and building maintenance.
  10. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 High School Diploma or General Equivalent Diploma (GED)
 2 years experience in driving/deliveries, building, facility or grounds maintenance
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of safety practices and hazards standard to work area
  • Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to perform physical labor
  • Ability to comprehend written and oral work assignments and perform work as assigned
  • Additional skills and experience may be required

Licenses & Certifications

Valid State of Texas Class C driver's license.

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in an outdoor environment; frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.


Customer Service
Personal Organization
Work Environment/Safety


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