$17.62-$25.02 Hourly / $3,054.13-$4,336.80 Monthly / $36,649.60-$52,041.60 Yearly
Drives a sanitation truck and has responsibility for proper operation, cleaning, and minor maintenance of the vehicle; supervises activities of an assistant driver and/or collectors assigned to the truck.
Collects and hauls refuse from residential areas to the municipal incinerator or landfill.
Fuels truck, checks tires, battery, oil, water, and hydraulic fluid; reports any major deficiencies for immediate attention; washes or deodorizes trucks and containers when necessary; keeps records and makes oral and written reports as instructed.
Trains and instructs new collectors and drivers in correct procedures such as proper hand signals, work methods, and safety precautions.
Operates vehicle radio utilizing standard procedures.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: operation and maintenance characteristics of a residential rearor side- loader truck and equipment; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Ability to: read, understand, and follow simple and specific oral and written instructions; perform semi-skilled manual tasks and, when required, operate complicated mechanisms requiring considerable coordination; perform work requiring physical strength and endurance, at times during inclement weather; interpret route maps; operate vehicle radio; supervise and assign work, as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with other.
Skill and ability to: operate a residential truck and equipment.