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City of Charleston Trash Operator I in Charleston, South Carolina

Job Description

*Must submit copy 10 year MVR with application Sign-on Bonus!

$700 SIGN-ON BONUS, $350-on the first paycheck, $350-after 120 days of employment

Please note: This position requires a CDL license (Class A or Class B) at the time of application.

Responsible for driving and operating a refuse collection vehicle and assisting with the collection of refuse on an assigned route by performing the following duties. May require evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled. Other duties may be assigned. Drives and operates an assigned collection vehicle in a safe manner on an assigned route for the collection of refuse or bulk debris. Familiarizes self with routes and interprets route maps.

Places refuse in the collection vehicle either by picking up the container manually or by the use of a semi-automatic container lifting system. Uses a broom, shovel or pitchfork or other safe means to pick up loose or spilled garbage or trash. Places empty cans off street, away from mailboxes after emptying in a neat and tidy manner. Completes pre- and post- route checks of assigned vehicle and route reports on a daily basis. Responsible for maintaining assigned safety equipment and using it properly at all times. Responsible for assessing and reporting any unexpected mechanical problems to prevent further vehicle damage and/or unsafe operation. Reports to supervisor environmental code violations. Performs other duties as assigned. Requires: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Current South Carolina Commercial Driver’s License – Class B.

Branch: 2150 Milford Street

Division: Trash

Location: Charleston, SC 29401

Closes On: December 11, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST

Job Status: Full-Time

Department: Public Service

Rate of Pay: $16.29 - $17.43

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