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City of Rock Hill South Carolina REFUSE TRUCK OPERATOR II - PUBLIC WORKS (JOB NO. 411920) in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Minimum Training & Experience

High school graduate or GED equivalent and some experience in the operation of medium-size trucks. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

A valid Commercial Driver's License is required.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations governing equipment operation.

  • Knowledge of the principles of operation of large trucks.

  • Ability to supervise the work of co-workers and to instruct them in rules and procedures.

  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

Specific Duties

  • Operates commercial solid waste collection truck in the collection of garbage on assigned routes as scheduled. Operates automated refuse equipment and empties refuse containers. Operates loadpacker or open-body truck in the collection of garbage and rubbish usually on established routes. Operates recycling truck empting recycling bin.

  • Directs the work of an assigned crew.

  • Assures that truck is equipped, cleaned, and serviced; performs minor maintenance and reports repair needs to supervisor or to the garage.

  • Reports violations of refuse collection regulations to supervisor; assists in assigning personnel, investigating complaints, training, and spot checking crews.

  • Gets out of the truck to move bins that are blocked, too far from the road, to leave a violation notice, take a picture of a violation, load bulky items into a rear loading truck, rake leaves, pickup loose trash, or empty recycling bins.

  • Performs medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis.

  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.


Salary: $16.80 Per Hour

Position Type: Full Time

Close Date: Until Filled