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Residential Solid Waste Helper

Company: City Of Mesquite Tx
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY Salary: $15.00/hr. minimum - $17.75/hr. midpoint (Depending on qualifications and license) To safely collect residential refuse throughout the City using a large commercial truck (over 26,000 pounds GVWR) as part of a two man collection crew; and to clean, maintain and perform minor repairs on issued truck. You can search for this position's full job descriptionhere. SUPERVISION * General supervision is provided by the Solid Waste Supervisor. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct & Rules of Behavior outlined in chapter 8 of the General Government Policies and Procedures Manual. * Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in city and department attendance policies and procedures. * Drive to and from destinations as assigned by Supervisor. * Operate large residential refuse collection vehicles (requiring a Commercial License) throughout the City to collect City refuse. * Must be able to take instruction, direction, and supervision from the Solid Waste Crew Chief. * Operate heavy-duty hydraulic systems and controls on truck to successfully complete daily duties and tasks. * Perform maintenance and repair tasks on truck issued each day; grease and lubricate all moving parts; check and replace necessary fluid. * Deliver collection vehicles to the transfer station. * Complete daily duties in allotted time and in a safe manner. * Assigned route must be kept clean and maintained to meet Division Standards. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION * Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. EXPERIENCE * No experience required; however, continuous heavy lifting will be required while performing the three hour on-the-job assessment if chosen to continue in the selection process. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES * Must have avaliddriver's license. * TRAINEE-Applicants with only a valid Class CDriver's License will start at $13.38/hr., as a Trainee, until possession of a valid Class B Driver's License within nine (9) months of employment as a condition of continued employment. * HELPER - Applicants who currently possess a valid Class BDriver's License will start at $15.00/hr.-$17.75 as a Helper. WORK SCHEDULE * Must be available to work 40 hours. * Monday - Friday; 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. TESTING REQUIRED ONLY IF INTERVIEWED: * A three (3) hour on-the-job assessment test requiring heavy lifting. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENTby Jobble

Keywords: City Of Mesquite Tx, Mesquite , Residential Solid Waste Helper, Other , Mesquite, Texas

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