Salt Lake City

WASTE AND RECYCLING ROUTE DRIVER II (MAY UNDER FILL TO A I)

Requisition ID
2020-4612
Department
SUSTAINABILITY
Minimum Salary
USD $16.26/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $24.13/Hr.
Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Overview

The Division of Waste & Recycling would like to hire qualified equipment operators for our W&R Route Driver position. We understand the demand for skilled equipment operators and would like to offer the following incentive to external applicants:

 

A lump-sum, net bonus payment of $500 after successful completion of a six (6) month probationary period.
An additional lump sum bonus of $500 net after the successful completion of one (1) year of employment in a qualified position.

 

Please note the following restrictions:

The new hire bonus is limited to external candidates only.
Current Salt Lake City employees, including part-time and seasonal are not eligible to receive the new hire bonus.
Current seasonal employees being hired into full-time positions are not eligible to receive the new hire bonus, unless they are separated from the city first.
The bonus payment is taxable income.

 

For additional information or questions please contact Jessica 801-535-7733

 

 

 

Responsible for operating a variety of equipment including one or more of the following: refuse collection equipment automated side loader,(ASL) and/or rear end loader, (REL), a flatbed stake truck, 10-wheeler dump truck and a wheel or front end loader.  Route or program assignment can change based on operational need.

 

The position will remain open until filled and may close without notice. First review of applicants will take place on 6/8/2020.

Responsibilities

Operator I

May perform one or more of the following duties:

  • Operate an automated refuse collection or a rear load refuse collection truck. Receive daily route and complete assigned area each day. Enter assigned resident's yard and pushes or carries refuse container to curb, empties container and returns it to the resident's yard. Report damaged or missing containers to appropriate personnel.
  • Evaluates and documents the operating condition of and performs routine maintenance on assigned equipment prior to its use. Troubleshoots and makes minor repairs in the yard or on the job site and refers major repairs to management. Completes routine forms; i.e. equipment log books, equipment check sheets, weight tickets, repair tickets, load reports, daily work sheets, and land fill trip response timesheets. Cleans trucks on assigned schedule, or as needed to maintain effective operation. 
  • Communicates progress, problems and other issues to Lead Equipment Operators as needed. 
  • May assist Streets and Transportation Divisions by reporting damaged roads, and missing or damaged traffic signals and signs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Operator II

Regularly performs the following duties:

  • Operate an automated refuse side load truck to empty containers on a regular route.. Receive daily route and complete assigned area each day, routes will be designated based on operational needs. .
  • Evaluates and documents the operating condition of and performs routine maintenance on assigned equipment prior to its use. Troubleshoots and makes minor repairs in the yard or on the job site and refers major repairs to management. Completes routine forms; i.e. equipment log books, equipment check sheets, weight tickets, repair tickets, load reports, daily work sheets, and landfill trip response timesheets. Cleans trucks on assigned schedule, or as needed to maintain effective operation.
  • Communicates progress, problems and other issues to Lead Equipment Operators as needed. 
  • May assist Streets and Transportation Divisions by reporting damaged roads, and missing or damaged traffic signals and signs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Operator I

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • One (1) year paid experience as an equipment operator or a minimum of six (6) months as a seasonal employee in good standing with the Waste & Recycling Division. 
  • Extensive knowledge of preventative maintenance required for the equipment which will be operated and the ability to detect the need for, as well as make, minor repairs or adjustments on tools or equipment. 
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B and may be required to obtain additional endorsements as necessary. 
  • May be required to possess a Flagger Certification or have the ability to obtain within time specified by supervisor. 
  • Required to push, pull or lift weights up to 75 pounds. 
  • Ability to meet visual demands required to operate equipment, read street signs and markings, instructions, and safety rules. 
  • Ability to write and perform arithmetic calculations to compute tonnage, mileage, or time. 
  • Ability to relate well with co‑workers, supervisors and the general public in varying circumstances.

Operator II

  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • Three years paid experience as an equipment operator. 
  • Extensive knowledge of preventative maintenance required for the equipment which will be operated and the ability to detect the need for, as well as make, minor repairs or adjustments on tools or equipment. 
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B and may be required to obtain additional endorsements as necessary. 
  • Ability to demonstrate proficient operations of multiple types of heavy equipment relevant to the Waste & Recycling Division, including but not limited to and ASL, REL and/or a wheel loader. 
  • May be required to possess a Flagger Certification or have the ability to obtain within time specified by supervisor. 
  • Required to push, pull or lift weights up to 75 pounds. 
  • Ability to meet visual demands required to operate equipment, read street signs and markings, instructions, and safety rules. 
  • Ability to write and perform arithmetic calculations to compute tonnage, mileage, or time. 
  • Ability to relate well with co‑workers, supervisors and the general public in varying circumstances.

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