Job/Bid Announcement – Refuse Collection Coordinator

Job Number: 346719

REFUSE COLLECTION COORDINATOR

BID ANNOUNCEMENT

 IF YOU YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.” (NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).  ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.  

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.  

 DEPARTMENT OF STREETS & SANITATION

 This position is covered under the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the Laborers International Union of North America – Local 1001 (BU #54).  Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid on this position. 

CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS

 NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  5

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES 

Under general supervision, assists in supervising and coordinating refuse collection, rodent control and recycling operations citywide to ensure efficiency of operation and proper allocation of resources.  

  • Ensures maximum utilization of manpower and minimum disruption of service
  • Prepares and maintains daily activity reports
  • Prepares and analyzes citywide activity and status reports  
  • Identifies trends, potential problem areas and opportunities for improvement in refuse collection services  
  • Recommends alternate staffing for emergency weather situations and other program changes  
  • Investigates and responds to complaints regarding sanitation services
  • Write and issues citations for violations of respective municipal codes
  • Assists in street-sweeping and snow removal operations 
  • Supervises rodent baiting and cart distribution as needed
  • Performs related duties as required

NOTE:  The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

 LOCATION:    Varies

      HOURS:    Varies

THIS POSITION IS CAREER SERVICE.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Four years of progressively responsible experience relating to refuse collection, or four years of progressively responsible clerical experience relating to refuse collection, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A valid U.S. driver’s license is required.  

Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.

NOTE:  Your must provide your valid U.S. driver’s license at time of processing.

NOTE:  You must provide your transcripts or diploma at the time of processing, if applicable.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Moderate lifting (up to 35 pounds) is required
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time
  • Ability to operate automotive vehicles and associated equipment
  • Ability to withstand extreme weather conditions

NOTE:  To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.  You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties.  (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.)  If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position.  There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.   

Education & Employment Verification: Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying.  If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation.  If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires an interview and for applicants to complete a skills assessment.  Applicants who receive a passing score on the test(s) will be selected to interview. The interviewed candidate(s) receiving a passing score on the test(s) and possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral interview, will be selected.   Bidders will be selected in seniority order according to the collective bargaining agreement.  Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources, Testing Division, after test results have been analyzed and compiled. 

Evaluation:  Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application.  Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant.  No second party applicants will be accepted.

Residency Requirement:   All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.   

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

 ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity & Military Friendly Employer.

*The salary is based on current rate of pay and years of service.

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT)  Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on  Monday, May 17,2021.  No exceptions will be made.  

Unposting Date: May 17, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

BU: 54Salary: $65,664.00 – $110,460.00 |   

Pay Basis:Yearly