Senior Transfer Truck Driver (#RC1581)
$30.53-$37.11 Hourly / $5,292.61-$6,433.20 Monthly / $63,511.33-$77,198.42 Yearly


Under general supervision, performs responsible supervisory work in supervising and participating in the work of Transfer Truck Drivers; and does related work in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


An employee of this class supervises a crew of drivers, participates in the work of the crew, and may supervise other solid waste workers as necessary.


  • Supervises and participates in the operation of transfer trucks, backhoes, bulldozers and other light and heavy equipment; drives loads to other sites; dumps and reloads trucks.
  • Makes routine repairs and adjustments to equipment; regularly checks or inspects brakes, lights, tires, fuel levels, and auxiliary equipment; does routine preventative maintenance.
  • Inspects equipment; schedules servicing for transfer vehicles.
  • Trains drivers in safe operation and maintenance of equipment; ensures safe working practices and conditions.
  • Prepares reports of day's work activities, mileage, downtime and other required reports; evaluates employee performance and prepares performance evaluations; counsels and disciplines employees.


Experience: Four years of paid experience in operating and maintaining heavy trucks.

License: Possession of a valid Class I California driver's permit at time of application and valid California Class I driver's license at time of appointment.


Principles and practices of supervision and training; the principles and practices of heavy truck and light and heavy construction equipment operations and maintenance; occupational hazards and safety procedures relative to operation of equipment; traffic laws; basic record keeping practices.


Train and supervise others; deliver oral and written instructions; operate and service heavy trucks and other equipment; prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RC1581; EST: 6/15/1987;