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Position: REFUSE TRUCK OPERATOR I - PUBLIC WORKS
  Salary: $14.51 Per Hour
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: Until Filled
Minimum Training & Experience

Completion of eight school grades and some experience in the operation of medium-size trucks. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

A valid commercial driver's license is required.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations governing equipment operation.

• Knowledge of the principles of operation of large trucks.

• Ability to supervise the work of co-workers and to instruct them in rules and procedures.

• Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

Specific Duties

• Operates automated refuse equipment, empties refuse containers, and directs the work of an assigned crew; or

• Operates loadpacker or open-body truck in the collection of garbage and rubbish usually on established routes, or operates recycling truck sorts, loads, and unloads recyclables according to established procedures and routes.

• 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.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 
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