This position operates a debris claw truck, vehicles, and other equipment for an assigned department in a safe and effective manner with a valid Commercial Driver’s License with a Class B endorsement and has a clean driving record. Duties include, but are not limited to; operating trucks, equipment, performing repairs, and preparing necessary documentation.
• Operates debris claw truck, in a safe and effective manner to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
• Performs manual work associated with the collection of debris which may include trash, yard trimmings, furniture, bedding, etc.
• Performs manual work associated with the collection of debris which may require the use of shovels, rakes, brooms, or pitchforks to empty receptacles and pick up yard trimmings.
• Performs vehicle pre/post-trip inspections which may include duties such as checking oil, tires, and fluid levels of vehicle.
• Responsible for checking out and greasing truck.
• Retrieves scale reports from landfill operators to record and maintain daily records identifying the amount of debris that was transported and dumped.
• Able to perform physical labor and lift 50+ lbs.
• Must be able to interreact well with others in a professional manner.
• Must pass pre-employment drug test.
Works under general supervision. Depending on the objective, may
work within team or independently with responsibility for an assigned task or
project. Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish
assigned tasks. Makes independent judgments in absence of supervision.
1. High school diploma or General
Equivalency Diploma (GED).
2. Six months experience operating heavy
trucks or other large equipment.
3. Trash debris removal experience a plus.
LICENSES AND REQUIREMENTS
Must possess Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Class B endorsement.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and
abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive
= Knowledge of the
safe operating procedures and user maintenance on all equipment operated.
= Skill in
operating vehicles, equipment, and tools.
= Ability to
effectively use written and verbal communication to convey or exchange
= Ability to learn
and understand subject matter principles and techniques.
= Physical ability
to operate a variety of job-related machines.
= Perform physical
labor as well as move or carry related objects or materials.
= Ability to use simple mathematical formulas; add and subtract; multiply and divide; determine percentages; and determine or interpret time and weight.
= Ability to
inspect items for proper length, width, and shape.
= May require the
ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
• Must be able to work effectively alone or with a team.
• Operating motor vehicle or motorized equipment.
• Providing excellent customer service to the public and other City employees.
• Travel to various sites within the City.
• Follow written or verbal instructions and procedures.
• Work outdoors in any weather condition.
• Work in dry, dusty, smoky, or humid atmospheric conditions.
• Work in a cold, wet or damp environment.
• Work with and in moving vehicles.
• Push, pull, lift, and carry items weighing 50+ pounds.
• Walk, stand, sit, kneel, crawl, bend and climb repetitively or over a long period of time.
• Reach above shoulder height and use both hands.
• Use motor skills to manipulate small or fragile objects.
• Use arms and legs repetitively.
• Visually distinguish objects and colors.
• Hear conversational voices at normal level, and work in noisy environment.