City of Goose Creek
  • Goose Creek, SC, USA
  • Varies based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits package including State Retirement, Paid Individual Medical/Dental/Life, Paid Holidays, Sick Leave, Vacation Leave, Wellness Programs and many other benefits.


Sanitation Truck Driver (CDL B or A)

This Monday - Friday position starts at 7am. This is an excellent opportunity for a dependable worker who will enjoy a friendly work environment and great benefits. The City of Goose Creek offers an excellent benefits package. The City offers State of South Carolina benefit programs which has affordable premiums and low deductibles. Individual medical, dental, life, disability is offered at no cost to the employee. The City offers a full complement of benefits to include medical, dental, vision, disability, $5,000 tuition reimbursement, annual leave, sick leave, 10 holidays, flexible spending accounts, company-paid life and disability, wellness program with time off, optional 401k/457 plans with company matching funds after 12 months of employment, accident/illness policies and much more.

JOB SUMMARY: This position is scheduled to work Monday to Friday. This position responsible for operating the side loading and rear loading sanitation trucks as well as debris collection equipment in order for crews to remove refuse and debris in the City and providing leadership in the field. CDL B required.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Provides leadership to co-workers in the field.
  • Operates the side loading sanitation vehicle and automated debris collection equipment.
  • Maintains sanitation vehicle to include daily check and reports mechanical problems.
  • Monitors hours and mileage of vehicle and coordinates preventative maintenance work.
  • Performs routine maintenance and cleaning of vehicles and tools to include pressure washing and sanitizing.
  • Serves as back up to co-workers picking up refuse.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of side loading sanitation truck operation and/or automated debris collection equipment, to include mechanical aspect, moving parts and operation of the tippers.
  • Knowledge of safety practices involved in refuse collection.
  • Knowledge of routes.
  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures.
  • Skill in the use of small hand tools, air wrench and jack.
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting.
  • Ability to operate a pressure washer.
  • Skill in oral communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The supervisor assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions. Many aspects of the work are covered specifically, but employee must also use some judgment. The supervisor routinely reviews the paperwork from the landfill and checks work if problems are reported.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include SC Department of Transportation Laws, Sanitation Division Rules governing pick-up, Landfill regulations governing separation of trash, established safety procedures and department policies. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but employee will need to determine which guidelines apply in different situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts heavy and light objects.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed outdoors with constant exposure to noise, dirt, grease, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, broken glass, insects and inclement weather.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • One year experience as a Truck Driver required. Experience in a Sanitation department desired.
  • Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Driver's License required.
  • Ability to function as a Refuse Collector as needed


IF A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS MADE, APPLICANT(S) MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND SCREENING, PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST AND PHYSICAL (IF REQUIRED BY THE POSITION). ADDITIONAL TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR SPECIFIED POSITIONS AND POLICE DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS.

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