Solid Waste Driver
City of Copperas Cove - Copperas Cove, TX

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DESCRIPTION

Reports: Accident, load slips, equipment repair requests, or as designated.

Equipment/Materials Utilized: Garbage trucks, articulated loader, dump trucks, boom truck, dumpster rig, roll-off truck, hand and power tools.

Shift Work: None, infrequent emergency work.

Primary Location: Outdoors

Physical Efforts: Full range of physical effort to include lifting, carrying and positioning of objects up to 75 lbs in weight; prolonged work in tiring or uncomfortable positions; frequent exit and entry of vehicle, bending, stooping, reaching, and stretching; prolonged standing on hard surfaces; good eye, hand, foot coordination in the manipulation of levers pedals etc of motorized vehicles and light equipment.

DUTIES

Operates garbage truck/light equipment in the collection and disposal of solid waste materials in accordance with local, state and federal rules and regulations.

Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment. Schedules and coordinates all repair work.

Maintains records of work performed and submits reports to Supervisor.

Performs labor duties when not operating collection equipment.

Substitutes in other positions as needed.

The employee must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

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.

Performs other essential duties as required to achieve successful operations of the department.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with citizens who may have complaints on services provided.

Attendance is an essential job function.

Must be able to follow directions.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Skilled in driving/operation of heavy motorized and light equipment in accordance with safety procedures and laws; ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance; ability to operate light equipment, power and hand tools; ability to read and understand written/oral instructions; knowledge of City geography; ability to relate well with the public and co workers.

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience (Years): One (1)

Type of Experience: Truck driving, equipment operation, vehicle maintenance.

Specialized Requirements: Minimum Class B CDL Texas driver's license with insurable record.
Operates garbage truck/light equipment in the collection and disposal of solid waste materials in accordance with local, state and federal rules and regulations.

Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment. Schedules and coordinates all repair work.

Maintains records of work performed and submits reports to Supervisor.

Performs labor duties when not operating collection equipment.

Substitutes in other positions as needed.

The employee must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

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.

Performs other essential duties as required to achieve successful operations of the department.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with citizens who may have complaints on services provided.

Attendance is an essential job function.

Must be able to follow directions.

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