City of Kirkwood
  • 09-May-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Sanitation
  • Kirkwood, MO, USA
  • 40891.00-44991.00 $40,891 - $44,991
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive benefits package


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collects and transports residential waste, refuse, and recycling.
  • Responsible for picking up solid waste, recycling, and/or yard waste from streets, dumpsters, and back yards and operating hydraulic system of refuse truck.
  • Responsible for moving dumpsters to collection vehicle and operating overhead winch and/or hydraulic arm system to unload dumpsters.
  • Responsible for checking assigned vehicle daily and reporting any problems regarding the vehicle's operating condition before, during, and after assigned route.
  • Required to make decisions regarding what constitutes acceptable solid waste and yard waste, what is recyclable, what constitutes hazardous waste, and what waste is banned from landfill disposal under City of Kirkwood policy and State law.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B with an air brakes endorsement is required to apply; CDL Class A preferred.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Knowledge of safe and proper operation of all mechanical and hydraulic equipment on a refuse collection vehicle.
  • Must be able to advise the public in a courteous manner regarding the policies of the City concerning sanitation collection.
  • Must be available to work evenings, holidays, and weekends. Overtime is required, as necessary, to complete routes.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Outdoor working environment subject to extreme weather conditions. Will drive and operate trucks and equipment, lift yard waste up to 50lbs into trucks, including sitting and standing for a period of up to twelve (12) hours. Exposure to hazardous materials, household waste, dead animals, and strong odors.

To apply: Complete this electronic employment application OR: A paper application can be picked up at Kirkwood City Hall, 139 South Kirkwood Road, 63122 OR: call 314-984-6975 to have one e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to you. Return paper applications to: Attn: Human Resources-ADMIN, at the address listed above.

PERSONS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR A JOB OPENING SHOULD CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT 314-822-5809.

THE CITY OF KIRKWOOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.


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