The fundamental reason this position exists is to operate sweeper and flusher trucks. Employees perform maintenance work on the vehicles following an internal checklist and operator’s guide. Employees drive and operate the vehicles using the control panel with the purpose of cleaning and washing streets and parking areas. Employees operate other large vehicles when on special assignment. The employee reports to the Refuse Collection Manager.
One (1) year of experience operating equipment such as road construction power brooms, open-body trucks, and street sweepers. Experience with mechanical maintenance on large vehicles is preferred.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama Commercial Driver’s License Class A or Class B and insurable driving record to drive and operate equipment used for the maintenance of Montgomery city streets. Must possess a Tanker Endorsement for the operation of the Flusher Truck.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Physical ability to stand, stoop, bend, or kneel for periods up to 15 minutes as needed to inspect equipment or perform preventive maintenance on equipment. Physical ability to sit for extended periods of time, up to 2 hours, in order to operate equipment. Physical ability to operate equipment from an enclosed cab while being exposed to hot and cold temperatures, dust and dirt. Physical ability to lift up to 75 pounds in order to lift gutter brooms.