|SANITATION EQ OPER-COMMERCIAL|
|Performs responsible skilled work involving the operation of large front-end loading vehicle to collect commercial refuse from designated areas of the City. Work is performed under supervision of Field Supervisor and performance is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through direct observation of routes, trip tickets, and discussion of problems.|
|Operates front-end loading vehicle to collect newspapers and/or commercial refuse, assuring customers are serviced in a timely basis.
Transports newspapers, plastics, and telephone directories to vendors for processing.
Oversees the work of one or two refuse collectors to ensure refuse collected in accordance with Sanitation Code, bureau policy and safety standards.
Weighs full and empty trucks on scales and obtains weight ticket for recyclables.
Collects telephone directories from multiple drop-off sites City wide.
Using a rear-end loading vehicle, collects telephone directories from businesses and multi-family communities generating over 100 directories.
Packs front-end loading vehicle with plastics collected along residential routes for delivery to plastic vendor.
Answers questions for residents and directs them to contact appropriate office for additional information.
Completes daily activity/trip tickets.
Delivers recycling bins, bags and educational materials to new participants.
Completes daily truck check list before leaving the yard.
Turns vehicle to Fleet Maintenance for repairs and preventive maintenance. E/I: Errors may result in damage equipment and increased cost.
Cleans vehicle upon completing daily tasks.
Performs any other duties assigned by the Solid Waste Management Bureau.
|Knowledge of safe use and operation of recycling collection equipment.
Knowledge of Sanitation Codes, and Department policy relating to solid waste collection applicable to recycling,
Knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards, and appropriate safety precautions.
Knowledge of City streets and collection routes.
Knowledge of appropriate methods for lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling heavy bins and containers.
Skilled in the safety operation of solid waste collection vehicles.
Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.
Ability to lead, train and ensure the safety of assigned employees.
Ability to perform work requiring physical strength and endurance.
Exposed to extreme weather conditions such as rain, cold, and heat.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
|Ability to read and write and follow instructions. Two years experience operating heavy equipment vehicles of 18,000 GVW or greater and be familiar with the operations of hydraulics; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Completion of Solid Waste Driver's program will substitute for required experience. A valid CDL class B driver's license from any State required prior to employment. A valid Florida CDL class B driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of employment.|