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$11.20 Hourly – $23,305.55 ANNUAL BASE

Closing: Open Until Filled

The purpose of the class is to collect refuse for delivery to disposal site. The class is responsible for following prescribed route, collecting/loading refuse, disposing, cleaning and maintaining vehicles, and completing logs or forms.

The class works according to set procedures under general supervision. The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary. Follows prescribed route picking up refuse. Answers customers questions as required and provides assistance as required. Delivers refuse to designated disposal sites.


  • Cleans up around facilities including raking, sweeping, picking up trash, or other tasks.
  • Completes logs or forms as required documenting activities.
  • Operates medium to heavy equipment such as sanitation and recycling trucks, street and ground maintenance equipment, or other heavy maintenance tasks.
  • Maintains vehicles or equipment including cleaning, pre-inspections prior to work assignment.


DATA INVOLVEMENT:Compares or inspects items against a standard.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT: Follows instructions and orders of supervisor.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS: Operates or repairs complex machinery or equipment that require extended training and experience such as heavy construction equipment, heavy trucks, bulldozers, and loaders.

REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Performs semi-routine work solving occasional problems.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: Performs addition and subtraction, multiplication and division.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Reads basic sentences, instructions, or work orders; writes basic sentences and completes uncomplicated job forms; speaks sentences using basic grammar.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Performs manual tasks prescribed by standard practices but which may require computation, the use of several procedures, and the use of independent judgment with obvious choices; requires normal attention for accurate results.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires high school, GED, or specialized vocational training.


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires over six months and up to and including one year.

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Requires medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects and involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on a occasional basis.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, vibrations, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, and moving machinery.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Guides others making a few decisions, affecting the individual and a few coworkers.

Last Updated (Monday, 08 January 2018 16:33)



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