Environmental Services Worker (City of A...
City of Atlanta, GA - City of Atlanta, GA

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City of Atlanta Employees ONLY

The purpose of this job is to collects refuse from residential, commercial and publicly maintained areas. Duties include, but are not limited to: collecting trash in collection trucks, two-wheeled carts, and drums; removing dirt, litter and debris from city streets; cleaning/clearing city right-of-ways; cutting grass; cleaning vacant lots; sweeping sidewalks; providing preventative maintenance on equipment.

Examples Of Essential Duties:

The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Collects garbage, trash, yard clippings, furniture, and appliances on assigned route in specified time limits.

Plans and organizes daily work routine.

Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimates schedules.

Cuts grass and cleans vacant lots.

Sweeps sidewalks and curbs to remove debris.

Washes equipment daily.

Removes dirt, litter and debris in congested areas.

Signs in and out required hand tools daily.

Removes weeds, bushes, and grass around sidewalks and parks.

Picks up litter on sidewalks, streets, and other paved areas.

Cleans designated areas during parades and special events, picks up human and animal waste to clean areas.

Communicates with supervisor to receive advice, directions, and information to complete assignments; communicates with co-workers to give and receive information.

Maintains high quality communication and interacts with all departments and divisions, co-workers and the general public.

Maintains high standards of accuracy in exercising duties and responsibilities. Exercises immediate remedial action to correct any quality deficiencies that occur in areas of responsibility.

Performs described duties and related assignments efficiently and effectively in order to produce quantity of work which consistently meets standards and expectations of the organization.

Assumes responsibility for doing work and for meeting deadlines.

Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, policies, standards and prescribed procedures.

Has general knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the City and Public Works department.

Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and activities.

Uses brooms to sweep debris, shovel to pick up debris, dustpan to pick up debris off streets, curbs and sidewalks.

Uses litter getter to pick up debris and trash; uses drums and carts to put debris and trash in for removal.

Uses sling blades to cut grass; uses hoes and rakes to collect and gather debris; uses lawn mower to cut grass.

Typical Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required ; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Supplemental Information:

Is able to follow policies, procedures, plans and activities. Has general knowledge of applicable policies pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the job. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with management, employees and members of the general public. Has the ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods under varying climatic conditions.

City of Atlanta Employees ONLY

The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer