|Open Date||11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/22/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$18.07 - $25.63/hour; $3,132.13 - $4,442.53/month; $37,585.60 - $53,310.40/year|
|Type of Recruitment||Open|
Works alone and drives a refuse collection vehicle on an established route; operates various mechanisms for loading, packing, and unloading refuse; performs physical tasks in loading refuse into the hopper on manually filled vehicles; performs curbside and special backdoor service for handicapped or disability cases when assigned to residential routes; assures that all tasks are completed properly, safely and satisfactorily; drives assigned route, then to landfill, and to vehicle storage facility.
Operates vehicle radio utilizing standard operating procedures; completes daily collection route information reports; notifies immediate supervisor of violations of refuse collection regulations.
Completes daily vehicle inspection and reports maintenance requirements for immediate attention at the beginning and the end of each shift; assures vehicle is 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 inservice training on vehicle safety, operating procedures, and maintenance.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: operation and maintenance characteristics of front-loading commercial refuse vehicles and/or side-/rear- loading refuse vehicles; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Ability to: read and write; understand and follow oral and written instructions; interpret route maps and make recommendations for improving routes; perform manual tasks involving heavy and continuous lifting; operate equipment with somewhat complicated mechanisms requiring physical 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 and ability to: demonstrate proficiency in the operation of all three types of equipment.
Completion of eighth grade and six (6) months of experience in the operation of at least one of the following three types of equipment: front-loading commercial refuse container truck, side- or rear- loading manually filled refuse collection vehicle with packer and dump, and six (6) months of experience in performing heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Individuals who do not possess the skill and ability to operate all three types of vehicles might be required to complete a supplemental operator-training course on the type of vehicle they cannot operate.