City of Burbank Solid Waste is Looking for Drivers

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 09/28/18 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $18.47 – $25.45 hourly
$1,477.24 – $2,036.39 biweekly
$3,200.69 – $4,412.18 monthly
$38,408.24 – $52,946.14 annually
Type of Recruitment: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Burbank, California
Under supervision, to operate various types of solid waste collection trucks; to perform heavy manual labor in the collection, trucking, and disposal of refuse and recyclable materials; and to do related work as required.
 Essential Functions:
Operates various types of solid waste collection trucks, including front loader, side loader, rear loader, bin handling unit, forklift, bin delivery truck-and-trailer, and automated unit, on an assigned route; picks up and loads refuse and recyclable materials into the truck; operates mechanism for loading, compressing, and dumping refuse and recyclable materials; drives to designated area to deliver refuse and recyclable materials; safely operates the solid waste collection truck; safely operates the packing and dumping apparatus; assures that solid waste collection truck is properly fueled, equipped, lubricated, and serviced; washes interior and exterior of solid waste collection truck; reports needed repairs immediately; answers citizen complaints; responds to inquiries from the business community regarding potential service; maintains required written records, including documenting field issues in writing; may supervise solid waste field crews; may have the opportunity to participate in related cross-training opportunities.
 Minimum Qualifications:
Employment Standards: Knowledge of traffic laws involved in equipment operations; safe operations of and safety precautions necessary in operation of equipment, including various types of solid waste collection trucks. Skill in physical stamina to engage in heavy manual type of work. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; understand and carry out written and oral instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

License & Certificates:  A valid California Class “B” driver’s license or equivalent without air brake restriction at time of appointment.

 Supplemental Information:
Selection Process: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following:

Supplemental Questionnaire
Practical Examination

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