|SANITATION EQ OPER-AUTOMATED|
|Performs responsible skilled work involving the operation of large side loading automated vehicle (65,000 GVW) to collect residential and commercial refuse from designated areas of the City. Work is performed under supervision of Sanitation Supervisor and performance is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through direct observation of routes, trip tickets, and discussion of problems.|
|Operates side loading automated vehicle to collect residential and/or commercial refuse and recycling, assuring customers are served in a timely manner.
Transports refuse to landfill, transfer stations, or recycling center for processing.
Works independently to ensure refuse is collected in accordance with Sanitation Code, Division policy and safety standards.
Weighs full and empty trucks on scales and obtains weight ticket for refuse or recyclables.
Answers questions from residents regarding regulations and directs them to contact appropriate office for additional information. Notifies supervisors of customers not complying with Division Regulations.
Completes daily activity/trip tickets.
Delivers carts, bags and educational materials to new customers.
Completes daily truck checklist before leaving the yard and upon completion of route.
Turns vehicle to Fleet Maintenance for repairs and preventive maintenance: Errors may result in damage equipment and significantly increase cost.
Cleans vehicle upon completing daily tasks.
Performs any other duties assigned by the Solid Waste Management Division.
|Knowledge of safe use and operation of automated refuse collection equipment.
Knowledge of Sanitation Code (CH 28) and Division policy relating to solid waste collection, including unique rules of cart collection.
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 safe operation of all solid waste collection vehicles.
Ability to read, write, and follow instructions.
Ability to tip greater than 100 carts per hour.
Ability to coordinate use of remote controlled mechanical arm in tight spaces and mindful of overhead hazards.
Ability to lead, train and ensure the safety of assigned employees.
Ability to perform work requiring physical strength and endurance.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, employees and supervisors.
Exposed to extreme weather conditions such as rain, cold, and heat.
|Ability to read and write and follow instructions. Two years experience operating heavy equipment vehicles of l8,000 GVW or greater and be familiar with the operations of hydraulics; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver License with air brake endorsement.|