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Solid Waste Truck Driver

Company: City of Jacksonville, FL
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Are you looking for a position with a work/life balance? Do you want to earn four weeks off during your first year of employment? Do you want low and no cost health insurance options? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to complete your application now. Work for the city you love!!! The Public Works Department is actively seekingSolid Waste Truck Drivers. Did you know that as a City of Jacksonville employee, you would also have 11 paid holidays and a personal leave day as well? In addition, to health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and flexible spending plans are also available. This is service maintenance work operating trucks and other equipment used to collect and transport solid waste materials for disposal, reuse and recycling. Work requires knowledge of standardized work routines and procedures in operating vehicles relating to solid waste operations. Oversees and monitors the work of assigned workers. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with customers and others and include requesting or providing information, asking questions, or obtaining clarification. Work is fairly routine following established routines, standing instructions, and established procedures and involves similar situations requiring choice of correct procedure. Work is performed primarily outdoors where there are some risks and hazards associated with the collection of solid waste materials, such as exposure to hazardous or contaminated materials. Operates a two-way radio and packer-type trucks, mechanical street sweepers, recycling vehicles, boom trucks, buses, leachate tanker trucks, and other vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,000 lbs. or more associated with solid waste collection and disposal. Work involves moderate physical activity and demands which include lifting objects weighing less than 50 pounds. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines, and the worker is given latitude to rearrange the sequence based on changing situations. Examples of Work * Operates vehicles to collect and transport solid waste materials for disposal, reuse and recycling. * Trains, oversees and monitors the work of assigned workers. * Maintains mileage and service records, such as daily reports and locations of large trash piles. * Receives and dispatches routine messages and information and keeps applicable records. * Responds to questions and minor complaints from the public and refers major problems to a superior. * Checks operating and safety conditions of vehicles, performs minor servicing and reports needed repairs or servicing. * Oversees and participates in the cleaning and washing of assigned vehicles. * Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville's Competencies. * Performs related work as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Knowledge of the routines and procedures in operating vehicles and equipment used in collecting solid waste materials for disposal, reuse and recycling. * Knowledge of state and local driving laws. * Knowledge of applicable safety rules and regulations. * Skill in operating solid waste vehicles, machinery, tools and related equipment under adverse weather conditions. * Ability to read street guides and maps. * Ability to train, oversee and monitor the work of assigned workers. * Ability to maintain records. * Ability to check operating and safety conditions of vehicles and perform minor servicing. * Ability to respond to questions and minor complaints from the public. * Ability to receive and dispatch routine messages and information. * Ability to perform basic mathematical computations. * Ability to lift objects weighing less than 50 pounds. * Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, including rules and regulations. Open Requirements/Supplemental Information * A two year combination of education, training and experience in service maintenance work involving or comparable to solid waste operations. * A valid Florida Class "B" Commercial Driver's License is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. * Depending upon assignment, a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License may be required. * Must qualify for prior to appointment, obtain, and maintain during employment in this class a City of Jacksonville Certification as a Public Driver. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: * The probation period for this class is six (6) months. * This classification performs safety-sensitive functions and is subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing programs as set forth in the City of Jacksonville's Drug Free Workplace Policy (Directive 0401). ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIRED. * Apply atwww.coj.net/jobs. NEOGOV works best with Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer version 11 or higher browsers. Please try to apply using one of these browsers. You may have to cut and paste the link into the browser's search area. Be sure to add coj.net to your address book to ensure you receive email notifications.You may also check your application status at any time by logging into your account. If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here:http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran's preference, he or she may file an email complaint or written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to: Florida Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Preference Coordinator 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311 Largo, FL 33778-1630 email:VeteransPreference@fdva.state.fl.us

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