Municipality of Anchorage SEASONAL SWAMPER - Range 10 / TMS in Anchorage, Alaska

Job Title:


Closing Date/Time:

Fri. 05/25/18 5:00 PM Alaska Time


$19.91 - $23.05 Hourly

$1,592.80 - $1,844.00 Biweekly

$3,451.07 - $3,995.33 Monthly

Job Type:

Seasonal / Full Time


1111 E. 56th Avenue, Alaska


Solid Waste Services

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Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

This position is represented by the Teamsters, Local 959 and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the Teamsters, Local 959. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Teamsters Local 959 union, he or she must become a member in good standing within 31 days of beginning work.

DEPARTMENT: Solid Waste Services (SWS)

HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. (Occasional overtime required).

LOCATION OF WORK: 1111 East 56th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska

This Full-Time, Seasonal position will last approximately six (6) months.

Example of Duties:

Provide support to commercial frontload refuse collections by positioning commercial refuse containers, serve as spotter for vehicle maneuvering, operate a light-duty vehicle for commercial and residential can/bag refuse pick up, perform bulk items collections, shop cleaning, assist with container repairs, perform commercial and residential refuse collections as needed and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent and some experience in the performance of unskilled, heavy manual labor tasks.

A Valid State of Alaska Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with no air brake restriction is required by the time of hire. (Note: applicants with a restriction of "L - Vehicles without Air Brake Systems Only" are not eligible.)


Prefer applicants with experience performing manual labor and excellent customer service skills.

Additional Important Information:

If selected for hire, the applicant must be able to walk, bend, twist, kneel, push/pull, and climb into/out of cramped spaces; and lift/carry items weighing up to and more than fifty (50) pounds.

The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant's Alaska Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaskan Driver's License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

As a condition of employment, the person selected will be required to successfully complete a drug test prior to beginning work and will be subject to future periodic drug and alcohol tests on a random basis without advance notice.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the satisfactory review and completion of the Previous Employer Alcohol & Drug Test Information Forms. Names, addresses, and phone numbers for positions that required Department of Transportation testing for the last two years will be required in compliance with § 40.25 and § 382.405(f) and (h).

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

As a condition of employment, the person selected must provide a Teamsters, Local 959 Union Dispatch Referral Form by the time of hire.

Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once an applicant clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.