Driver/Loader

City of North Platte   North Platte, NE   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on May 14, 2022

Driver/Loader
City of North Platte

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision acts as lead-driver on packer truck on a prescribed route.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Acts as lead-driver on sanitation route; assures that collections are on schedule and adequate; may drive truck to transfer station, unload and return.

Supervises Relief Driver/Loaders.

Responsible for cleaning, servicing and minor maintenance on packer truck.

Observes and reports possible ordinance violations.

Empties refuse and garbage cans; picks up tree limbs, household furnishings, and all other types of bulky trash.

Submits records of volume and/or weight of refuse collected; submits record of vehicle malfunctions and daily vehicle check.

Assist in snow and ice control and other emergency situations; may assist other divisions of the Public Service Department.

May fill in as compost or transfer station worker; may pick up, deliver or maintain solid waste containers and recycling.

May operate loader or backhoe.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.


DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of ordinances and regulations relating to sanitation and refuse. Some knowledge of vehicle maintenance.

Ability to drive a packer truck under adverse conditions and in close quarters.

Ability to lead other employees.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, officials and the public.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and/or two-way radio, ability to comprehend instructions.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to completion of high school, with some experience as a laborer or truck operator.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License as required by the State of Nebraska.

This position will be a fill in position on sanitation routes, the transfer station (no semi-tractor/trailer operation), tree grinding and composting site.

Must be able to operate loader, backhoe, and large trucks. Experience in the operation of refuse packer trucks is a plus.

Union-Yes
FLSA-Non-Exempt