Hazardous Materials Assistant (Part-Time)

$15.00 hourly
  • City of Naperville
  • 156 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville, IL, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Part time General Labor

Job Description

The Fire Department is seeking part-time Hazardous Materials (“Haz-Mat”) Assistants to work at the City’s Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Site located at 156 Fort Hill Drive next to the Public Works Service Center. The site operates every Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Haz-Mat Assistants must be available to work approximately three (3) weekend days per month.


Duties will include checking driver’s licenses of residents, passing out literature/brochures and receiving the hazardous waste from residents, Haz-Mat Assistants will be required to wear personal protective equipment while receiving hazardous waste from residents. Personal protective equipment may include wearing Tyvek suits, safety glasses, and gloves. Some of the items that may be dropped off include:

  • Automotive products
  • Home, repair, building, and woodworking materials or hobby supplies
  • Painting and decorating supplies
  • Kitchen, laundry and household cleaning supplies
  • Pesticides, herbicides and batteries
  • Heavy items including vehicle batteries, propane tanks and 5-gallon pails of driveway sealer


Requirements include: at least 18 years of age, the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions, the ability to frequently lift containers out of customer’s vehicles weighing in excess of 25-50 pounds, and the ability to wear personal protective equipment for prolonged periods of time. Successful completion of a pre-employment, post-offer physical and drug screen is required.

Current City of Naperville employees are ineligible to apply for this position.

Additional Information:

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 146,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories. 



http://www.naperville.il.us/careeropps.htm OR www.governmentjobs.com



The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.