Solid Waste Operator-CDL

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3607970 Creation Date Aug 16, 2018
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Nov 16, 2018
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76710 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 4

Job Description

Primary Duty: Under basic supervision, operates sanitation trucks to collect and transport materials to
the City landfill and recycling center for Solid Waste Department (SWD).

Essential Functions: Under basic supervision, operates sanitation trucks to collect and transport materials to
the City landfill and recycling center for Solid Waste Department (SWD).

•Collects solid waste, refuse, bulky items and recyclable materials and transports materials to the City
landfill and recycling center; operates a variety of vehicles and equipment at City landfill in accordance
with all safety regulations; performs manual labor tasks as needed; maintains daily work logs and
records; provides customer service as needed; performs duties within scope of authority and training
and in compliance with City policies; duties may vary according to job assignment.
•Operates specialized heavy equipment to move, grade and cover landfill materials; monitors work
environment for safety and continually screens all materials at the landfill in order to identify hazardous
and prohibited waste; utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; inspects and maintains
vehicles and equipment according to City standards.
•Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous
and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality
of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
•May be required to respond after hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a
departmental or City wide emergency.
•Driving is an essential function of this position and is required. This position follows DOT guidelines.

Knowledge:
•City policies and procedures.
•Operation and maintenance standards for specialized equipment and vehicles used in SWD operations.
•State laws and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) guidelines governing operation of
SWD vehicles and safe handling of hazardous materials.

Skill in:
•Operating a variety of tools, equipment and vehicles in accordance with all safety regulations and
procedures.
•Safely operating large motor vehicles within the constraints of City traffic
•Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Safety:
Exposed to extreme heat, cold, rain, humidity, wetness, hazardous chemicals, insects, dust, poisonous
plants, noxious smells, fumes, traffic hazards and physical stress from exertion. Some incumbents may
have contact with buried electric, phone, or television cable lines. This position follows DOT guidelines

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $12.53 / HR and $20.02 / HR
Shift Rotating Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details * Monday-Friday, various hours with mandatory overtime required.
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED


Additional Requirements

Driver's License Type Class B - Commercial

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State Agency Name CITY OF WACO
Job Closing Date Nov 16, 2018
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