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Equipment Operator (Sanitation)

City of Acworth

Posted: Oct. 2, 2018

End Date: Dec. 31, 2018

Job Summary
Under the direct supervision of the Sanitation Supervisor, operates and drives a sanitation truck to collect refuse and or yard trash on an assigned route. Assists in other divisions of Public Works as assigned.
Essential Job Duties
  • Drives large sanitation truck to collect residential and/or commercial refuse and/or yard waste.
  • Drives specific routes as assigned to ensure appropriate pick up; unloads truck at dump sites; maneuvers in and around traffic, parked cars, crew workers, equipment, and other obstacles.
  • Acts as lead to truck sanitation crew providing guidance to staff; monitors status of work activities, schedule and assists in problem situations.
  • Collects miscellaneous items as requested and disposes of material appropriately.
  • Inspects equipment and assigned work area for safety hazards.
  • Operates truck compaction unit as required and utilizes other tools as necessary including shovels, pitchforks, yard rakes, brooms, etc.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
 Minimum Requirements of Position
  • High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year of previous experience driving heavy trucks is required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  
  • CDL experience operating heavy trucks is required.
  • Must possess a current, valid Class B Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • Must successfully pass criminal background and Motor Vehicle checks.
  • Must successfully pass post-offer drug screening.

Application Information

Applications must be submitted online at: www.acworth.org

                       * * * * The City of Acworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer * * * *