Career Details

Utility Worker

Date Posted: 8/17/2020

Location: Metro Park East Landfill

Type of Employment: Full Time

Metro Waste Authority is currently recruiting for a solid waste utility worker at the Metro Park East Landfill location (12181 NE University Avenue, Mitchellville).  This position performs physical labor and equipment operation to maintain and ensures a neat, orderly, and safe work site and operation at the Metro Park East Landfill.  The position requires:


  • High school graduation or GED equivalency.
  • A valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred 
  • A drug test and pre-employment physical.  Subject to random alcohol and drug testing.  Must maintain insurability standards.

Starting wage: $28.23/hour. Benefits for this position include paid holidays (12), paid vacation (accrual), paid sick leave (accrual), longevity pay, health, dental, and vision insurance, disability insurance, uniform allowance, deferred compensation match, and Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System benefits.  

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Job Application & Resume

A job application is required to apply for this position and a resume and cover letter are recommended. Please download and complete the application using the link below to apply online. Be sure to follow the instructions on the first page of the application form to avoid internet browser issues.

Paper applications are available and can be completed between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Metro Park East Landfill (12181 NE University Avenue, Mitchellville).  

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits including IPERS.

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Closing Date: Open until filled.

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