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Solid Waste Authority

Diversion Worker I Hourly Salary: $17.774 – $22.752 (in eleven steps)
Diversion Worker II Hourly Salary: $19.619 – $25.113 (in eleven steps)
Eligible for 5% bilingual pay for qualified individuals.

Under the direction of the Field Operations Supervisor, performs a variety of unskilled manual tasks primarily involving
physical strength, dexterity and coordination; lift and move heavy objects; separate materials such as tires,
mattresses, wood, glass, metals, etc. from waste materials for recycling or reprocessing; assist in loading and
unloading trucks; may clear and clean various work areas within the transfer station/landfill; may perform some semiskilled maintenance and repair tasks in a training and learning capacity; move collection bins with pneumatic forklift to
and within the recycling facility; sweep and remove hazards from the work area of the recycling facility; respond to
questions from the general public related to the Authority’s solid waste and diversion programs; interact with
customers and direct customers to proper drop off locations for recyclable items; perform other duties as assigned.

A valid class “C” California driver’s license; high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required;
equivalent combination of experience may substitute for education requirement. A valid class “C” California driver’s
license and bilingual in English/Spanish is desirable.

The employment application must be received at the Authority’s office at 128 Sun Street, Suite 101, Salinas, CA
93901 by 5:00 p.m. on May 12, 2023, or emailed to, or faxed to HR fax: 831-740-6965. The most
qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview prior to final selection.



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