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ESSENTIAL DUTIES PERFORMED• Performs heavy, manual labor associated with tasks such as solid waste collection, grounds and rights-of-way maintenance, general construction, etc.;• Uses a variety of hand tools such as a shovel, rake, pick, mattock, hoe, sledge hammer, axe, broom, etc.;• Uses a variety of powered tools such as a drill, circular saw, chain saw, chop saw, tamper, etc.;• Performs general maintenance on trucks and other equipment assigned to the employee’s department / division / crew;• Works overtime as required;• May be required to work standby on a rotating basis;• Subject to call-in for specified emergencies;• Reports to work as scheduled and on time, even under inclement weather conditions.
• Lifts, carries and dumps garbage containers into garbage truck; operates garbage packers;• Lifts, carries and places brush and other yard wastes, discarded furniture, demolition debris and other rubbish into Sanitation trucks;• Collects litter and other debris from along public streets, parks, trails, etc.;• Operates motorized leaf collection equipment;• Inspects garbage for hazardous materials or unlawful dumping;• Assists driver in unloading garbage truck• Works overtime as required;• May be required to work standby on a rotating basis;• Subject to call-in for specified emergencies;• Reports to work as scheduled and on time, even under inclement weather conditions.
OTHER DUTIES PERFORMED• Participates on various employee teams as assigned;• Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The duties described in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not excuse them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.