• City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Part Time Public Works
  • Salary: $18.05 - $24.69 Hourly USD

Job Description


The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department.

The Environmental Services Bureau of the Department of Public Works is seeking Refuse Operator I Non-Career employees to assist the Refuse Division with the collection and disposal of municipal waste. Non-Career employees are allowed a maximum of 1600 work hours available over a 12-month period, and are considered temporary, at-will employees who are not typically eligible for benefits. However, non-career employees may qualify for health coverage and sick leave accruals subject to applicable federal and state provisions.


  • Empties refuse containers;
  • Lifts, carries, and removes large or bulky items;
  • Sets compaction blade to ensure capacity loading;
  • Washes and cleans truck and truck beds;
  • Refers customer complaints to supervisor;
  • Reports unsatisfactory conditions of refuse containers;
  • May operate a refuse collection truck;
  • May be assigned to special events, collections, or details;
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A valid California Class A or B Commercial Driver License OR permit;
  • A clean driving record - Defined as having no more than two moving violations in the previous 12 months, and no convictions for Driving Under the Influence in the previous three years;
  • Ability to: repeatedly climb in and out of a refuse truck, regularly lift and carry up to 60 pounds, and perform strenuous manual labor;
  • Willingness to work various hours and/or shifts including weekends, holidays, overtime, or during emergencies, as required.


The application process may close at any time and without further notice. Interested applicants must submit completed applications (including a copy of Class A/B Commercial Driver License or Permit). Only qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process which will include an interview by a selection panel. Not all applicants will be contacted. Selected candidates will be required to pass a Department of Justice Live Scan background check and a job-related physical examination.Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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