The City of Bay City, Michigan
  • 28-Aug-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Bay City, MI, USA
  • 15.76 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits to include: Medical/Dental/Vision; City sponsored HSA; MERS 401(a) Defined Contribution Pension; Short-Term Disability Insurance; Paid Vacation, Personal, Sick and holiday


This is heavy manual work in the collection of refuse/recycling/yard waste material and in the operation of large refuse/recycling collection trucks. Work involves the collection of a wide variety of refuse/recycling materials with the safe and efficient operation of large refuse/recycling collection trucks on various routes.

Assignments are received from supervision with reviews through observation and evaluation of results.


  • Picks up and empties refuse, recyclable, and yard waste material into refuse/recycling trucks, including small debris.
  • Operates mechanisms for loading, compressing, and dumping refuse material, and operates trucks for refuse/recycling collection activities.
  • Inspects assigned refuse/recycling truck daily and reports mechanical problems, malfunctions, defects, or other problems to supervisor.
  • Cleans and washes trucks and equipment as necessary.
  • Hauls refuse/recycling material to landfill or recycling depot and dumps waste/recycling material.
  • Participates with collections of large solid waste items such as discarded appliances, furniture and materials.
  • Assists periodic streets maintenance or cleanup as assigned.
  • Communicates with citizens in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Performs job duties with proper safety work methods and procedures.
  • Performs related work as required.



  • Ability to learn collection routes, schedules, policies, and understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical work for long periods of time, including under adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to work overtime, if needed.
  • Demonstrated safety awareness.


  • High School graduate or GED equivalent. Two (2) to three (3) years experience in large truck operation and maintenance preferred.
  • Good mechanical and technical skills required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a "B" endorsement.
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The City of Bay City, Michigan
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