Solid Waste Worker II (BC-10)- CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEE ONLY County of Kauai Kauai, HI

Title Solid Waste Worker Ii (bc-10)- Civil Service Employee Only
Date 2020
Company County of Kauai
City Kauai, HI

Short Description :

Of Hawaii Medical Examiners Certificate, and any other license or certificate required by law Copy of your valid CDL A license Applicant will need to possess a valid CDL A and current State of Hawaii DOT Medical Examiners Certificate Possession of a ,…

Full Description :

Recruitment Number Please note that this recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. HST on September 28, 2020.
Salary rate is determined by collective bargaining agreements or Pay Administration Policy as applicable.
ELECTRONIC MAIL (EMAIL) NOTIFICATIONS: The Department of Human Resources will use ONLY electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status, processing of their applications and examination notices due to COVID-19 situation.
Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner. In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature.
Recruitment No.:2021-042 Intra Departmental Intra: Limited to civil service employees in the Department of Public Works
Eligible lists may be used for temporary and permanent vacancies for the class of work during the life of the eligible list. Temporary appointments may lead to conversion to permanent employment. Duties Summary

As a major work assignment, operates and maintains motorized medium-sized and heavy equipment within the Division of Solid Waste Management by providing coverage in the absence of regularly assigned Refuse Collection Equipment Operator, Equipment Operator III, Equipment Operator II and Landfill Operator II; and performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the filing date of their application, unless otherwise specified. Therefore, please provide a complete application of all the information you would want considered in our review. Applicants may request an administrative review to provide clarifying information only on the information that was originally provided on the application at the time of filing; subsequent submittal of missing documents or new information that was not part of the original application submittal will not be considered in the Administrative Review.
Please note that unless specifically indicated, internships that are required for graduation may not be credited towards meeting the experience requirement. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks. Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours per week is equivalent to six months of experience. In addition, hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours per week is equivalent to one year, not one and one-half years.

Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school, and experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to show competence in the operation and maintenance of motorized equipment representative of the class assigned to. Applicants will be required to demonstrate such competency by satisfactorily passing a performance examination. License Requirement: Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license (Hawai'i Type 3 or equivalent). As applicable to the position: Commercial Driver License with applicable endorsement(s), a current State of Hawai'i Medical Examiner's Certificate, and any other license or certificate required by law. (Candidate selected for hire will need to possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license prior to appointment.)
Applicant will need to possess a valid CDL A and current State of Hawaii DOT Medical Examiners Certificate. Knowledge of: common methods, techniques, materials, and tools used in maintenance of Solid Waste facilities, vehicles, and equipment; operation, use and capacity of automated and standard refuse collection vehicles; pertinent laws, ordinances, rules and regulations pertinent to the operation of motor vehicles on streets and highway, and relative to the automated refuse collection program; hazards and safety precautions relative to work assigned. Ability to: perform heavy manual labor under obnoxious conditions; deal tactfully and effectively with the public; understand and follow written instructions; operate motorized equipment representative of the class assigned skillfully and safely; understand and observe traffic laws and rules; make minor and emergency repair to equipment and attachments; follow safety practices. Health and Physical Condition: Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health, physical and agility condition standards deemed necessary and proper by the County of Kaua'i for performance of these duties. Physical Effort Grouping: Heavy Additional Job Information

Required Forms and Documentation:

  • Copy of your high school diploma or equivalent
  • Copy of your valid CDL A license
  • Copy of your valid DOT Medical Examiners Certificate

Note: Copy of your high school diploma or equivalent, CDL A and DOT Medical Examiners Certificate must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 140, Lihu'e, HI 96766 or email at hrrecruitment[at] within 10 calendar days from filing this application. Office hours are Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of a performance evaluation on a Truck Tractor Trailer.
  • Please note exams are held ONLY on Kaua'i. We do NOT conduct testing in other jurisdictions.
  • When attending the exam, please be prompt. There will be no admittance if you are late.
  • Performance evaluation date to be determined.
For further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the Internal Complaint and Merit Appeals Board Processes please visit our website at
NOTE: Persons selected for employment will be required to pass a suitability background investigation which may include, but not limited to, an oral interview, reference check, drug screening, pre-employment medical exam, psychological assessment, polygraph test, as applicable to the position to their employment

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