Salt Lake City

SEASONAL CONTAINER SERVICE WORKER

Requisition ID
2020-4684
Department
PUBLIC SERVICES
Minimum Salary
USD $10.87/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $35.00/Hr.
Post End Date
8/10/2020
Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Overview

Responsible for the maintenance, repair, replacement and distribution of sanitation containers.   Makes repairs in the field and delivers and picks up containers. Speaks to residents about their Sanitation services for garage, recycling, and yard waste. This position will be doing work in the office and fieldwork requiring exposure to varying weather conditions, traffic, and occupational hazards.

Responsibilities

  • Repairs, delivers, and picks up sanitation containers for special events, parks, recreation centers, other City locations, and residences. Drives a flatbed truck, loads and unloads containers; may use a forklift. Uses hand and other tools.
  • Conducts container audits and ensures customers are paying for the correct number and size of containers.
  • Investigates and resolves issues and complaints related to containers.
  • Receives containers and repair parts.
  • Assists lead in managing container inventory including monthly counts, tracking, and control.
  • Meets with individual citizens to explain policy, procedures, container maintenance requirements, the new recycling program and reasons for charges levied. Assists citizens in understanding refuse schedules and proper container placement at curbside or available yard service.
  • Documents daily pick up, replacement, or type of repairs done on each container.
  • Responsible for pre-trip and safe operation of assigned vehicles.
  • May be required to provide lane closures with trained and certified crew for sanitation programs.
  • Inspect sanitation bay and fleet for cleanliness daily.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma and/or GED equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license or Utah driving privilege card..
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Visual demands required: read traffic signals & signs, assembly instructions, addresses, and the ability to operate assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Ability to meet and communicate well with the general public, resolve complaints, and represent the best interests of the City under occasionally adverse conditions.
  • Knowledge of hand and power tool operation.
  • Knowledge, skills and ability to use computer programs to track and provide information and reports on containers inventory and illegal accounts.
  • Ability to interpret and administer policies and ordinances related to all sanitation programs.

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