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Equipment Operator (Street Sweeper/Vacuum Leaf Collector)

City of Chamblee

Posted: Jun. 3, 2019

End Date: Dec. 31, 2019


An employee in this position performs skilled work in operating and maintaining a variety of heavy equipment for the assigned department. Work involves operating a variety of heavy equipment such as garbage truck, leaf truck, tractor, open bed truck, etc. Position primarily operates street sweeper and vacuum leaf collector.


  • Serves as team leader for designated truck.
  • Ensures each route is finished each day.
  • Works with residential and commercial owners.
  • Transports fellow sanitation collectors to pick up and remove trash, yard waste, debris, and recyclable items from businesses and residential properties within the City.
  • Ensures crewmen are performing their jobs.
  • Leads crew successfully through task and safely to destinations.
  • Keeps the route clean of brush, limbs.
  • Completes Trip Evaluation Summary Reports.
  • Receives and/or reviews various records and reports including work assignments.
  • Prepares and/or processes various records and reports.
  • Refers to policy and procedure manuals, codes / laws / regulations, publications and reference texts, etc.
  • Operates a variety of equipment and vehicles including trucks, garbage trucks, leaf trucks, tractors, open bed trucks, etc.
  • Uses a variety of tools including rake, shovel, pitchfork, etc.; and a variety of supplies including gloves, vest, rain suit, etc.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals including the Foreman, co-workers, residential and commercial owners, and the general public.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent with two (2) years of practical training and experience operating heavy equipment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.    

Licenses or Certifications:
Must possess a valid Class B CDL license.
CPR Certification.


E-mail a completed application for employment and/or your resume to recruitment@chambleega.gov  Title the subject line of the e-mail, “Equipment Operator”