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Residential Driver - Solid Waste

City of Monroe

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Residential Driver – Solid Waste


Posted: 05/16/2022

End Date:  Posted Until Filled



The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of Residential Driver for Solid Waste. This position is responsible for driving a flatbed trash truck along a residential route to collect trash.


Qualified applicants must:


  • Have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of related training and experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Have possession of Commercial Driver’s License, Class A or B, or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.  Possession of or ability to readily obtain a flagging certification.


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of the location of city streets.
  • Knowledge of trash collection routes.
  • Knowledge of the operation of trash trucks and related equipment.
  • Skill in operating a trash truck.
  • Skill in operating such equipment as a chipper truck, asphalt truck, and refuse truck.
  • Skill in defensive driving techniques.
  • Knowledge of departmental and safety rules and regulations.



The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package.  Salary range for this position is from $32,000 to $40,000.  Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications.  Direct Deposit is a requirement.  Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA  30655 or printed from the City website at (under Government/Job Opportunities).  A full job description is available at City Hall.  A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application, but may be attached.  Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655. 


The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Work Place.

Per Georgia Code 34-9-414 be advised that the City of Monroe does pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, post rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty (random) drug testing

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