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DPW Fuel Attendant

Company: Burning Man
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe Department of Public Works (DPW) Fuel Attendant will safely pump and track diesel and gasoline distributed through both the PETROL Depot & Hell Station fuel stations. They will work with other staff to open and close their assigned station each day and interface in a courteous manner with staff, vendors and participants. They will be responsible for accurately entering fuel fill information with both tracking technology and paperwork. This role may assist with setting up and breaking down the fuel stations. - -This temporary, ineligible for benefits role is: -

From August - September: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, based on-site out of Black Rock City, Nevada. - -The deadline to apply for this role is 5:00 pm Pacific on March 20, 2023. -DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSOperations (60%)
Open and close the PETROL Depot or Hell Station in a timely manner, as assigned.Pump and track fuel distributed to staff and vendors from the PETROL Depot, or participants at Hell Station as assigned.Maintain clear and respectful communication with the DPW Fuel Team, BRC Departments, Vendors, Participants, and Artists.Register staff vehicles for fuel as needed at the PETROL Depot, ensuring that they have the correct permission slip.Help with the setup and breakdown of the PETROL Depot & Hell Station as directed. -Documentation & Tracking (35%)
Enter fuel fill information accurately with both tracking technology and paperwork.Prepare written feedback for the DPW Utilities Manager describing the successes of the season, areas in need of improvement and suggestions with the purpose of improved overall efficiency for the next year; Submit an end-of-season EMBER Report.Other Functions & Responsibilities (5%)
Work with the Fuel Crew to plan and execute LNT and Waste disposal plans.Actively participate in the maintenance of a clean and safe worksite using only OSHA approved safety equipment.Review and understand the BRC Rain Contingency Plan and Fuel Spill Response Plan and help to execute as directed.Consistently show up and participate in Team Meetings.Read, understand, and abide by the rules and codes of conduct according to the Burning man Staff policies, protocols and behavioral standards.Help implement Burning Man's integrated plan and work with all BRC departments to ensure fuel distribution and safety.Monitor personal well-being, be aware of work expectations, and proactively address any concerns with management.Perform various other duties as assigned by DPW Fuel Management. -LEARNING AND TEACHING
Documentation - Assists in the creation, publishing, and maintenance of process documentation related to their assigned duties.Knowledge sharing - Helps acculturate and educate junior staff in Burning Man culture and business processes.Learning - Pursues ongoing learning in their area of expertise, working to stay current on emergent knowledge, skills, and processes.
-Able and willing to follow standards set in necessary trainings that can be provided on site:
Liquid fuel handling -Completed DPW Liquid Fuel Operations packet -Accurate use of handheld digital devices for tracking needsWorking knowledge of OSHA compliant personal protection equipment, first aid kits, and fire extinguishers.Capable of climbing a ladder and safely transversing the top of the fuel storage tanks to measure the fuel levels.Able to safely navigate city streets and access roads that are congested with participants, bicycles, and vehicles.Proficient at navigating digital and online technology; Able to proactively engage in learning existing online applications, tools, systems, and documents.Clear, service-oriented and professional communication, verbally and written. Experienced with using 2 way radios and following radio protocol.Operates with a high level of behavioral integrity, confidentiality and discretion of sensitive information; maintains tidiness in work ethics and the work environment, and remains calm and focused under pressure.Effectively manages own time.Capable of working in an extreme environment including drastic temperature changes, high winds, poor air quality and low to no visibility at times.Ability to temporarily relocate for work at the Burning Man event held in Gerlach, Nevada.Preferred
It is helpful if the candidate has been to Burning Man and is familiar with the event worksite, Black Rock City and its departments.Experience working in remote wilderness and/or desert environments.OSHA 10 Certification (May be earned through in house training).First-Aid knowledge.Preferred to have a valid Driver's License and a good driving record. Note: If you have gained the necessary experience to succeed in this role and have acquired this experience in other ways, we encourage you to apply and share all relevant experience in your application. -REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS
N/A -COMPENSATIONIndividual compensation decisions are dependent on a variety of factors, including prior experience and geographical location. The anticipated rate for this position:
From August - September is $15.00 to $17.00 per hour.
  • On-playa: - This position requires periods of heavy lifting, bending, kneeling, squatting, and climbing. This position will be physically demanding, and requires individuals with good physical health, and endurance. Work will include the need to find and meet with department representatives who may not be in the vicinity, therefore this could include walking or using some form of transportation. Much of the work will be in outside weather conditions and will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles as well as possible extremes in temperature.


    • Burning Man Project celebrates the importance of creating a diverse environment and enthusiastically encourages Black, Indigenous, Peoples of Color, LGBTQIA+, Immigrant, women, and people with disabilities, of all ages, to apply.
    • Burning Man Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
    • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
    • Notice for Remote Opportunities: Burning Man Project is currently able to hire remote employees living/working in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, ID, LA, MA, MI, MT, NC, NM, NV, NY, OR, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI. Working hours for all positions are based in Pacific Time.
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