• Depending on division assigned:
• operates automated refuse equipment, empties refuse containers on assigned routes;
• operates commercial solid waste collection truck in the collection of garbage on assigned routes as scheduled;
• operates recycling route vehicle; sorts, loads, and unloads recyclables according to established procedures and routes;
• operates loadpacker or open-body truck in the collection of garbage and rubbish usually on established routes
• Directs the work of an assigned crew
• Assures that truck is equipped, cleaned, and serviced; performs minor maintenance and reports repair needs to supervisor or to the garage.
• Reports violations of refuse collection regulations to supervisor; assists in assigning personnel, investigating complaints, training, and spot checking crews.
• Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.