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Residential Driver - Solid Waste Department

City of Monroe

Listing Summary

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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