Maintenance Technician - Extra Help

Yakima County Dept of Human Resources   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on July 15, 2022
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Yakima County Dept of Human Resources Maintenance Technician – Extra Help $16.05 per hour. There are several Maintenance Technician Extra Help, On Call, Temporary openings with Yakima County Public Services, Solid Waste. This position provides safe and smooth daily operations of Solid Waste Division facilities through the use of mechanical, facility and grounds maintenance troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques.  


Operates, inspects, and maintains soil vapor extraction systems, irrigation systems, storm water collection systems and pumps. Follows established troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to determine malfunction and repairs needed.

Identifies and segregates hazardous waste, recyclables and municipal solid waste at the landfills and transfer stations under established procedures. Conducts waste audits at all Solid Waste Division facilities.

Performs ground maintenance activities including mowing, trimming, weeding, planting, picking up litter and pruning trees. 

Performs semi-skilled work involving operations of vehicles which does not require a CDL. Performs daily pre-start vehicle inspection, operational checks and maintenance activities, reports repairs as needed.


Experience and Training: High School Diploma or GED plus two years of previous maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  

Apply here: Apply immediately! For information, contact Yakima County Human Resources Department (509) 574 2210