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Refuse Collector

City of Douglasville


Listing Summary

Pay Grade:                 100

Job Code:                  TBD

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt

 

JOB SUMMARY

This person in this position is responsible for manual work of a routine nature that involves heavy physical labor as a member of a sanitation crew.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS                                                                                          

  • Maneuvers and positions garbage carts and loads contents into sanitation truck; cleans debris from collection site; may handle special refuse collection requests as directed;
  • Cleans sanitation truck as instructed;
  • Assists the Maintenance Department as needed;
  • May be required for after-hours work and events as needed;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Requires a High School Diploma; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of City and departmental policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of refuse collection procedures and applicable codes pertaining to refuse collection;
  • Skilled in performing general equipment maintenance duties;
  • Ability to interpret instructions and efficiently carry them out with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor;
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with residential customers and the general public;
  • Ability to follow necessary safety precautions in all areas of assignment.

 

CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires a valid State of Georgia Driver’s License.  Must be willing to obtain Flaggers License Within six months of hire. Must be willing to obtain CPR certification within three months of hire.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work is very heavy work and requires climbing, crouching, grasping, handling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT       

Incumbent works in an environment with heavy equipment and machinery that could result in bodily harm to co-workers or others.

Listing ends on:

7/30/2021