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Collection Equipment Operator


Listing Summary

Collection Equipment Operator (Open Positions: 2)

Closes On: December 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Department: Public Works
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Rate of Pay: $16.13 



Job Summary

The Collection Equipment Operator operates Commercial Sanitation Equipment such as a Front Loader Truck, Side Loader Truck, Knuckleboom Loader Truck, Roll-Off Truck and related equipment in order to provide prompt service to all residential and commercial customers of the City Sanitation Division.

Essential Job Functions

  • Operates front loader garbage truck, side loader garbage truck, knuckleboom loader truck, Roll-Off Trucks, and other related equipment;
  • Collects solid waste from various locations and delivers to disposal facility;
  • Inputs route information into an electronic data recording device;
  • Performs minor maintenance on collection containers;
  • Cross trains in order to learn how to use different equipment;
  • Performs daily inspection of related trucks, equipment, and containers;
  • Cleans, washes, and performs preventive maintenance on assigned vehicles;
  • Completes required documentation on daily activities/routes and forwards to supervision/clerical staff as required;
  • Inspects waste for flammable and hazardous substances and notifies supervisor if found;
  • Receives customer complaints and requests and relays to supervision;
  • Assists with training of other collection equipment operators as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Two (2) years of experience in a related field;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid State of Georgia Class "A" or “B” CDL Driver’s License.


Additional Information


The selected candidate must complete the following requirements prior to starting work with the City of Statesboro:

  • Background Investigation
  • Pre-Employment Urinalysis
  • Pre-Employment Physical (If Applicable)

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