TRUCK DRIVER


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 of a front-loading garbage truck.  Work involves the responsibility for the same and efficient operation of the above truck.  Operation of the garbage truck 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 garbage truck and the work of the worker that picks up garbage from around commercial dumpsters.

Examples of Work

Operate and drive front loading garbage truck on commercial garbage routes and to landfill for dumping. Perform preventative maintenance inspections on equipment daily.  Also work as a helper, when needed.

Wash and clean equipment on a regular basis.

Supervise the work of others, which may include CWC Workers.

Qualifications

Knowledge of the operating characteristics of equipment assigned, and ability to

Operate the above equipment with a 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.

Must have a Valid Mississippi COMMERCIAL VEHICLE OPERATOR’S LICENSE.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

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