General Service Worker – Refuse

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 2 weeks ago





The city of Oakwood is currently accepting applications for General Service Worker – Refuse in the Public Works Department. Primary responsibilities include collecting refuse and yard debris; operating plow equipment; driving trucks to and from work sites; and operating other motorized equipment.

The General Service Worker – Refuse utilizes a variety of hand tools and equipment including shovels, rakes, brooms, chain saws, tamps, rollers, jackhammers, as well as snowplows and backhoes.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license. A CDL is desirable but not required; however, candidate must be capable of obtaining a CDL within 12 months of employment. Applicants must be physically fit and capable of performing repetitive heavy lifting and manual labor, able to work/stand for extended periods, and be able to tolerate all types of weather conditions. Please provide copies of any special licenses or certifications (e.g. arborist, water, wastewater, pesticide, etc.).

Work Hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with mandatory overtime as circumstances warrant.


Current pay range is $19.58/hr. to $28.18/hr.  Entry rate is contingent upon applicant’s skills, knowledge and abilities. The city of Oakwood offers an excellent benefit package, including health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation; sick leave and holidays; and membership in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).


Submit Oakwood Employment Application by June 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Applications are available online at

  • in drop box located at 30 Park Avenue lobby, or
  • by mail to:  Personnel Director, City of Oakwood, 30 Park Avenue, Oakwood, Ohio 45419; or
  • by email to:,or
  • by fax to (937) 297-2940.


Selected applicants meeting the above requirements will be invited to participate in a competitive interview process. The successful candidate will be required to complete a thorough background check, including a criminal check, credit check, physical exam and drug screen.

Job Description: General Service Worker – Refuse Job Description 

Equal Opportunity Employer


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