The City of Bay City, Michigan
  • 28-Jun-2018 to 28-Jul-2018 (CST)
  • MI, USA
  • 12.29
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

City sponsored Defined Contribution Pension Plan; Health & Dental Insurance; Vacation, Personal and Sick time; Short Term Disability Insurance


JOB SUMMARY

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.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in the work.

Ability to:

  • 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.

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years' experience in large truck operation and maintenance preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain valid State of Michigan Commercial driver's license (CDL) with a B endorsement.
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