Truckee Sanitary District

Employment Opportunities at TSD


  • Status:                       Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:      $24.01/hr - $28.59/hr
  • Posted Date:              August 4, 2020
  • Deadline to Apply:     August 20, 2020 12:00 PM

BUILDING AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER: The Truckee Sanitary District is seeking a highly motivated, independent full-time Building and Grounds Maintenance Worker to perform a full range of custodial duties to ensure the District buildings, grounds, and equipment are maintained in a clean, orderly, and safe condition. 

The Building and Grounds Maintenance Worker will carry out a wide variety of job duties including:

  • Performs a variety of custodial work in District structures and facilities, including, but not limited to cleaning floors and walkways by hosing, sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming; stripping and re-waxing floors; cleaning carpets using power equipment; emptying trash cans and waste baskets and removing debris and trash from interior and exterior areas; cleaning bathrooms and replacing needed supplies and filling dispensers; cleaning and dusting walls, counters, desks, furniture and equipment; and washing windows.

  • Does laundry of District employee work clothes and uniforms; washes, dries, and stores same.
  • Moves materials to the recycling bin and prepares it for pickup.
  • Maintains exterior landscaping by trimming and removing trees and shrubs, pulling weeds, mowing lawns, and removing debris.
  • Performs snow removal in the winter season, operating snow blowers, or shovels.
  • Drives District vehicles to deliver and pick-up materials and supplies; washes and cleans District vehicles; fills vehicles with gasoline and other fluids.
  • Reports unsafe conditions or the need for facility or equipment maintenance or repair.
  • Orders custodial supplies as needed.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently and will have strong communication skills.

A typical way to have obtained the required skills would be to have the equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.  Some janitorial experience and/or landscape maintenance work is highly desirable.  For a complete job description, please click here.

Benefits include PERS retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance, vacation, sick leave and 11 paid holidays. Click here for a benefits summary.  The Truckee Sanitary District is a drug free workplace. District employment requires the successful completion of a pre-placement health assessment, background check, drug screening, and a copy of your DMV record.  A Truckee Sanitary District job application is required. Click here for an application. NOTE - you must download and SAVE application prior to filling it out. Be sure to sign pages 3 and 4 before submitting application.  Applications must be received by 12:00 p.m., Thursday, August 20, 2020. You may submit your application via email to You may also mail your application to: Truckee Sanitary District, Human Resources, 12304 Joerger Drive, Truckee, CA 96161 or fax it to 530-550-3158. The Truckee Sanitary District is an equal opportunity employer.

Working for TSD

As a service oriented organization, TSD's goal is to conduct our daily activities in a manner reflecting pride, efficiency, and competence with a friendly and courteous attitude. TSD looks for dedicated and professional employees and strives to provide interesting and challenging work. TSD's exceptional facilities, equipment, and outstanding service to customers have allowed TSD to become the award winning agency it is today. The TSD is a public agency and follows appropriate state and federal laws regarding employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Most positions require a valid driver's license with no uninsurable violations. As the TSD maintains a workplace that is drug and alcohol free, all positions require final candidates to take and pass a routine physical and drug screening.

Staffing & Organization

TSD is governed locally by a five-member Board of Directors elected at large from within TSD's boundaries. The Board of Directors is responsible for setting policy and general administrative procedures for TSD. The policies and procedures set by the Board are then administered by the General Manager of TSD. TSD operates with a full-time staff of approximately 40 employees.

Compensation and Benefits

TSD provides competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package including CalPERS Retirement, medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, and a deferred compensation program. As a premier employer in the Truckee area TSD offers direct payroll deposit, uniforms and safety apparel for field employees, holiday, vacation, sick leave, and compensatory time off.

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