SCHEDULED WORK HOURS ARE: MONDAY - SATURDAY AS NEEDED FOR 30 - 32 HOURS WEEKLY.
THIS POSITION ALSO INCLUDES MEMBERSHIP INTO THE ARIZONA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks to provide the collection, disposal and diversion of solid waste within the community. FLSA status: Non-Exempt.
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act in the job description may include tasks, knowledge’s, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.
Performs a wide array of tasks that support refuse collection and disposal and diversion services to supplement the general mission of providing a clean, healthy and environmentally friendly community. Safely, effectively and efficiently operates a variety of heavy equipment on a limited basis to include a backhoe, loader, wood grinder, trommel screen, windrow turner/tractor, water truck, and forklift. Operates an automated or manual refuse collection vehicle on a continual basis. Performs basic preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment to include operating steam-cleaning equipment.
Will replace and deliver dumpsters and automated refuse containers and rotate as needed for maintenance purposes. Maintains dumpsters by cleaning, welding, painting, and replacing lids; assists in the collection and processing of recyclables such as compost, Christmas trees, phone books, newsprint, and aluminum. Will assist in gathering information for the inventory of available assets such as dumpsters and automated containers. Shall perform others duties as assigned.
Knowledges, Skills & Other Characteristics:
Daily routes and procedures for special pick-ups.
City policies and procedures for the collection, disposal and diversion of solid waste.
The continual safe, effective and efficient operation of a variety of heavy equipment.
Assisting adult and juvenile probation in graffiti removal.
Using tact in dealing with customer complaints and questions.
Identifying hazardous materials.
Performing hard physical work, including lifting and carrying items in adverse weather conditions.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
Skill and ability to lead a crew of inmate laborers.
Effectively and responsibly perform duties with general supervision.
Effectively supervise DOC Labor Resources.
High school diploma or GED. One (1) year experience in operating trucks and/or heavy equipment. A current driver’s license is required and must possess and maintain an Arizona Driver’s License within 6 months of employment. Must possess a Commercial driver’s license (CDL), minimum of a Class “B”, with medical certification. Five (5) year driving history record required. Must be able to pass an Arizona department of Corrections background check.
City of Sierra Vista, AZ - 19 months ago