$26.36-$37.51 Hourly / $4,569.07-$6,501.73 Monthly / $54,828.80-$78,020.80 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; verifies that other employees comply with inspection requirements; 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.
Assists in the sequencing of customers on routes and monitors customers for proper service.
Provides training, guidance and orientation to lower-level personnel in proper procedures and safe methods for performing work assignments; ensures that complaints are serviced and verifies placement of compactors, roll-offs, etc.; oversees work of other solid waste staff assigned to collection activities.
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; use a computer to prepare daily activity reports; understand and follow oral and written instructions; anticipate problem areas and act to minimize or eliminate the problem; 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.