$24.34-$34.63 Hourly / $4,218.93-$6,002.53 Monthly / $50,627.20-$72,030.40 Yearly
Drives an assigned vehicle on an established collection route and operates manual or automated loading and unloading equipment; places roll-off container at specified location.
Completes pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections; reports maintenance requirements for immediate attention at the beginning and the end of each shift; assures vehicles are properly equipped, serviced, and cleaned; performs routine and minor maintenance such as checking tire air pressure, motor oil, fuel, and hydraulic oil, and bleeding brake air tanks; receives in-service training on vehicle safety, operating procedures, and maintenance.
Operates vehicle radio utilizing standard procedures; completes daily reports; notifies immediate supervisor of violations of solid waste regulations.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: fully automated, semi-automated, roll-off and manual loading solid waste collection vehicles; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Ability to: demonstrate proficiency in the operation of solid waste equipment; understand and follow oral and written instructions; operate equipment with somewhat complicated mechanisms requiring dexterity and good hand eye coordination; perform work requiring physical strength and endurance during all types of weather; complete and submit oral and written reports in a clear, concise, and accurate manner; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Skill in: safe operation and care of various types of automated solid waste collection equipment