City of Tucson


$15.32-$25.50 Hourly / $31,865.60-$53,040.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Follows an assigned route and operates heavy equipment for collecting solid waste from residential and commercial containers. Maintains the safety and cleanliness of heavy equipment and keeps related records.

Essential Functions

Collects waste from containers by following an assigned route, operating heavy equipment to pick up containers, picking up and disposing of debris and bulky items, identifying, reporting, and correcting hazards, and emptying and transporting containers back to original location.

Maintains heavy equipment by conducting daily safety inspections on equipment, performing preventative maintenance, submitting repair work orders, fueling and cleaning equipment.

Maintains logs of mileage, container counts and weights, fills out forms, and documents statistics and problems.

Provides assistance with other routes, operates transfer station, cleans facilities, delivers containers to customers, and providing information to customers as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: 2 years and over operating heavy equipment for collecting solid waste OR 4 years and over operating other hydraulic heavy equipment

Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class B

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

CDL Physical

Twinrix Vaccine (Hep A and Hep B Combo)

NIDA Drug Test

Physical Abilities Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 27

Occupational Group Description: Sanitation

EEO Job Category Code: H

EEO Job Category Description: Service Maintenance

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 9403

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class B

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: Yes

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 5158; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;