City of Edinburg
  • 06-Dec-2022 to 14-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Solid Waste Management -Dept #6500
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 12.24 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

The city of Edinburg in Edinburg, TX is actively seeking a hardworking and reliable Sanitation Worker to perform routine preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and facilities. This role performs valuable services to the community, such as assisting in the transport of refuse to and from the department, replacing parts, participating in litter control activities, and relocating items as necessary by operational requirements. Are you seeking a fast-paced environment in which you take pride? Do you wish to advance your career and grow along with the city? Does working for a rapidly growing city sound appealing to you? If so, please continue reading!

This sanitation worker position earns competitive pay of $ 12.24/hr. We provide great benefits and perks, including paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), life & ADD insurance, a retirement plan with a 7% employee contribution and a city match of 2 to 1, 100%-paid medical and 100%-paid dental with optional dependent coverage, workers compensation, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Additionally, we offer our employees an employee assistance program (EAP), a healthy lifestyle program, and access to Active Edinburg fitness centers. If this sounds like the right opportunity to work with a motivating team and have the willingness to learn, apply to join our team today!


Edinburg is the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande Valley, with a 23% growth rate since 2010, and is among the top five fastest-growing cities in the state. It has been recognized as an all-American city three times by the National Civic League, placing it among a handful of outstanding communities in the nation. Our wonderful city has exceptional entertainment, arts & culture, recreation, and education, which makes it a great place to work.

Our employees share our dedication to the city, which is why we like to show them our appreciation for their commitment. We do this by providing competitive compensation, exceptional PTO opportunities, and other great benefits to help them lead healthy, productive lives. We care about people, and that includes both our residents and employees!


As a sanitation worker, you spend your day operating assigned equipment in a safe, correct and efficient manner following rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Your work typically involves completing a variety of essential tasks, from maintaining radio or other communications with the office to receive or report variances to standard operations; to responding to customer questions, complaints, and inquiries regarding information, rules, and regulations. To thrive in this position, you must diligently perform various maintenance operations at the landfill and on buildings. Actively assemble and repair lids, hinges, and wheels on plastic and metal refuse containers. You will generally spend the day enforcing all site user regulations, directing site users to proper disposal areas according to waste type and observing surrounding conditions such as citizens, equipment, property, etc. Your job is essential to the city, therefore, regulating traffic in hazardous conditions to assure safe conditions for the collection personnel and the general public is fundamental. You are constantly on your toes and ready for any new and unexpected challenges that may arise in the city. This can include responding appropriately to all emergencies. When you aren't out in the city, you perform routine preventative maintenance and checks on equipment as assigned. You enjoy being helpful and have no problem providing related work assistance and support to other divisions within the department as needed. The city needs someone like you; with genuine enjoyment in what you do, enthusiastic dedication, and commitment in maintaining the city to its best function.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • No experience required
  • Must have a current valid class "C" driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the city's expense
  • Have a satisfactory driving record

Are you someone who prefers hands-on work? Do you have excellent oral and written communication skills? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Is dependability one of your strengths? If yes, you might just be perfect for this Sanitation Worker job!


If you feel that you have the right skills to perform routine preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and facilities as a Sanitation Worker apply now using our mobile-friendly application.

Location: 78541

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