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Scale Operator Full-time Job

4 months ago Engineering San Bernardino   179 views
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Exciting Opportunity to Work For the County of San Bernardino!

The Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Management Division, is recruiting for Scale Operators who operate a platform scale, classify waste material, and determine and collect waste disposal fees at County disposal sites. Vacancies exist throughout the County.

Candidates are typically assigned to a main location but may be assigned to any disposal site within the County based on department needs. Applicants must indicate their willingness to work varying locations on the supplemental questionnaire.

For more detailed information, refer to the Scale Operator job description.


Availability: Positions are subject to emergency call backs and will be assigned to various work locations throughout the County without advance notice. Incumbents will be scheduled for rotating shifts, which include weekends and holidays, and must be available for overtime as needed by the Division. Interested candidates must indicate availability on the application and in the Supplemental Questionnaire.

Travel: A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment. Employees in this class are required to use their personal vehicles and must show proof of automobile liability insurance. Employees are compensated in accordance with County and department policies for mileage incurred during the course of work. Employees will be required to drive in extreme weather conditions and to various disposal sites.

Assignment: Candidate must be willing to accept assignments at any disposal site within the County.

Physical: Employees regularly walk, stand, bend, squat and occasionally work near equipment on rough, uneven, rocky or slippery surfaces. Employees are exposed to dust, vehicle emissions, noise, odors and extremes in temperature and humidity.

Background: Incumbents must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Two (2) years of cashiering experience (full-time equivalent), which includes extensive public contact.


Shift: Must be available to work rotating shifts; indicate availability on the application and in the Supplemental Questionnaire.

Selection Process

There will be an online examination which will consist of an evaluation of knowledge and skills on the following topics:

  • Cashiering
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Safety Awareness

Application Procedure: Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5 pm, Friday, February 28, 2020. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through governmentjobs.com. Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from email addresses with the following domain "@hr.sbcounty.gov". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide, or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

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Company Description
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