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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Hiring Event Seeks City Solid Waste Operators & Refuse Collectors

The City of New Braunfels is seeking qualified applicants to join the Solid Waste and Recycling Division team, and a hiring event has been set to interview applicants and immediately hire for a number of vehicle operator and refuse collector positions.

The hiring event is set for Friday, August 27th, 2021, from 9am to 2pm at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center, located at 375 South Castell Avenue.  

Available positions include:

Solid Waste Operator: $17.00 per hour minimum (may increase depending on experience)

Advancement opportunities for Operator I, II, and III

Performs skilled and semiskilled work operating and driving solid waste and recycling collection vehicles and equipment on daily routes and for special collection events. Although a minimum Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is required, if you do not have a CDL the City can help you obtain one. 

Refuse Collector: $13.50 per hour minimum (may increase depending on experience)

Advancement opportunities for Collector I, II, and III

Manually collects refuse and recyclables and assists with maintenance of Solid Waste and Recycling Division vehicles and equipment. No prior experience necessary.

These positions also come with a number of benefits including consistent daytime hours, Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance, paid sick leave and vacation, a 2:1 match on retirement, tuition reimbursement, overtime opportunities, and paid training.  

“The Solid Waste and Recycling Division has recently implemented a program that establishes specific goals for growth, training, and advancement,” said Solid Waste Manager Mike Mundell. “Through this process we want to mentor our employees, helping them to become as successful as possible and along the way develop into the future leaders of our Division.” 

Again, the interview and hiring event is set for Friday, August 27th from 9am to 2pm at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center. Please bring your resume and any necessary documents to accelerate the hiring process, including your CDL (if applicable). To learn more about the city’s Solid Waste and Recycling Division, please visit: www.nbtexas.org/solidwaste.

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