Integrated Waste Management Operator II

James Madison University
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$33,000 - $36,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Working Title Integrated Waste Management Operator II

Position Number 2964 Posting Number S3322 State Role Title Transportation Operator II Position Type Classified Position Status Full Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime College/Division Business Services Department 100259 - Recycling/Integ Waste Mgt E&G Pay Band 2 Pay Rate Pay Range Specify Range or Amount $33,000 - $36,000 Is this a JMU Only position? No Is this a grant-funded position? No Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

James Madison University's Facilities Management Department is accepting applications for an Integrated Waste Management Operator II in the Recycling Department. The shift is Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with an altered schedule during the summer plus overtime.

JMU offers excellent comprehensive benefits which include:

  • Paid vacation, sick, parental, and community service leave.
  • 19 paid holidays a year including one week off for Thanksgiving Break and almost two weeks off for Winter Break.
  • Affordable health insurance; retirement through the Virginia Retirement System.
  • A work-life balance and integration program, Balanced Dukes, is designed to support and enhance the overall well-being of our employees.
  • A Tuition Waiver Program that allows employees to have tuition waived for undergraduate and graduate level courses taken at JMU.
  • Visit our Prospective Employee site to learn more about what makes James Madison University a great place to work!

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows per-established route for pick up of recyclable materials, reusable materials, and rubbish from various locations on campus.
  • Transports materials to various recycling facilities.
  • Maintains fluids in equipment and vehicles in operating order.
  • Maintains appropriate records.
  • The employee in this position will be considered designated, meaning the work performed is essential to university operations and the employee will be required to work during periods of authorized closings.
  • Qualifications


  • Ability to maneuver manual and automatic transmissions, step vans, 1.5-ton box trucks, moving vans, rear-load packer trucks, and alternatively fueled vehicles in close quarters.
  • Ability to maintain and lubricate equipment.
  • Ability to operate trash compactors, rear-load packer truck compactors, hopper feeders, cardboard balers, forklifts, and conveyor belts.
  • Demonstrated ability to lift 30 – 80 pounds repeatedly throughout shift.
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles.
  • Work independently and provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to distinguish between and sort different grades of recyclables, trash, and other items that could contain blood-borne pathogens.
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years old and possess a valid driver's license for a minimum of 24 consecutive months.
  • Must possess a valid CDL Class B Driver's License upon hire.
  • Condition(s) of Employment

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check and receipt of an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR).

    E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date 08/18/2023

    Beginning Review Date 08/26/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Starting Date EEO Statement

    James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

    We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

    Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

    Reasonable Accommodation Request

    If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or [email protected]. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

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  • Cover Letter
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  • Certificate of Disability
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  • With proper training, would you be able to handle materials containing bloodborne pathogens such as vomit?
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