OPERATOR/ TRUCK DRIVER - TRASH DIVISION


Job Details

Category
PUBLIC WORKS
Status
open
Posted
February 24, 2022
Closing
Open Until Filled

Nature of Work

This is skilled work in the operation and driving of a Knuckle Boom Trash Loader and/or a Flat Bed Dump Truck.  Work involves the responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the above equipment.  Operation of this equipment is a full time or predominate task although other work may be performed as directed by the Supervisor.  Incumbent shall be responsible for the care of the equipment and the performance of the workers that pick up trash from residents or businesses.  Incumbent shall be responsible to the Trash Division Supervisor.  This position is “Non-Exempt” under the FLSA.

Examples of Work

Operate and drive the above equipment on trash routes and to landfill for dumping.  Perform preventative maintenance inspections on equipment daily.

Wash and clean equipment on a regular basis. Supervise the work of other people, which may be CWC Workers, who pick up trash.

Qualifications

Knowledge of the operating characteristics of equipment assigned, and ability to operate the above equipment with high degree of proficiency.

Knowledge of the work hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned equipment and operations.

Knowledge of applicable traffic laws, ordinances and regulations involved in the operation of assigned equipment.

Possess a VALID CLASS A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVER’S LICENSE, Preferred: (will accept Class B License)

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Must have physical strength and agility sufficient to perform the work.