POSITION TITLE: SANITATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
SALARY: GRADE 19: $30,870.77 - $14.84/Hour
FLSA CLASS: HOURLY (NON-EXEMPT)
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Performs specialized work in the operation of motorized equipment in the Sanitation Division of the Public Works Department. Operates several different vehicles including a rear loading packer, flatbed truck, leaf truck, knuckle boom trash loader, front load garbage truck. This person is a crew leader for a small crew and is responsible for a daily route and/or tasks in collecting and disposing of solid waste. Work is assigned and supervised by the Sanitation Supervisor. Duties include snow and debris removal from streets and right of ways.
Safe operation of vehicles while collecting solid waste in the assigned area. Collects solid waste with a variety of tools such as a cart, a pitchfork and shovel to load the solid waste onto the truck. Work also involves routine maintenance, cleaning and servicing of equipment used. Independent judgment and initiative are required in carrying out assigned projects.
Some experience in operating a 3/4 ton or larger vehicle. Safe driving record. An equivalent combination of experience and training. Possession of a valid North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License. Must be able to lead a crew and communicate well with the Sanitation Supervisor. Must be able to communicate effectively with the public.
Must be able to climb in and out of trucks. Lift up to 100 pounds and use tools such as seed forks and shovels. Able to work outside in all weather conditions and walk long distances. Ride on running board of rear loading packers when necessary.
Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department, City Hall, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM or any time on the City of Thomasville website at https://www.thomasville-nc.gov.
Applications will be reviewed to select the best qualified applicant. Selection will be by a structured interview.
The City of Thomasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organizational needs.
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled