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Operator

Company: City of Glendale AZ
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Operates heavy and other specialized equipment in the Solid Waste Management Division of the Field Operations Department.

Essential Functions

1. Operates heavy automotive and specialized equipment including street sweeper, one-man sanitation truck, 40-yard container, truck and trailer. 2. Operates brush tractor with grapple buckets and hand load rear-loaders, balers, sorting lines, crane trucks and forklifts. 3. Fills the street sweeper water tanks and regulates valves controlling water supply. 4. Works as a laborer when not operating equipment. 5. Automatically or manually, depending on the item, gathers, lifts and maneuvers appliances, bulk items, refuse containers, etc. 6. Empties containers into the sanitation truck and operates the hydraulic packer to compact refuse. Identifies non-collectable, acceptable waste. 7. Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs on the equipment such as cleaning, fueling, checking and adding oil, filling radiator and maintaining tire pressure. Other minor maintenance may include adjusting or replacement of gutter brooms, conveyor belts, and pick-up brooms. 8. Performs safety checks on equipment. 9. Monitors to assure the quality in refuse collection, recyclable collection, and in the sorting and bailing of recyclable materials. 10. Operates portable radios. 11. Keeps daily log of work performed, mileage, tons dumped, equipment condition and performance. 12. Accurately and timely completes accident report forms and time sheets. 13. Completes public violation notifications and corrective action tags. 14. Repairs and delivers containers for commercial and residential customers. 15. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements/Success Factors

One year of experience in the operation of heavy automotive and specialized equipment.

**Knowledge of:** Operation of various types of heavy equipment. Hazards and safety rules and precautions in heavy equipment operation. Traffic laws, ordinances and rules involved in equipment operation. Street layouts and routes.

**Skill in:** Safe, efficient operation of assigned equipment and observance of traffic laws and regulations.

**Ability to:** Perform general maintenance and service requirements of equipment in area of responsibility Record work activities and maintain daily logs and journals Detect needed repairs to make necessary operations adjustment Understand and carry out oral and written instructions and ability to work independently Coordinate eye and hand movements Perform the physical requirements of the job including manual labor Accurately and timely fill out accident reports Deal with the public in the resolution of sanitation service problems Identify hazardous or special waste and take appropriate reporting action Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with city employees and the general public Maintain a valid Arizona Class B CDL, including required medical certification

*Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.*

***Special Requirements***

A** class B commercial driver's license at time of application.**

May be required to work mandatory overtime as needed.

Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their period of employment in accordance with the City of Glendale Substance Abuse policy.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Work requires lifting up to 50 pounds, pushing/pulling trash containers and other objects, sitting and climbing. When performing manual labor work requires walking, standing, raking, lifting, bending.

**Working Conditions:** Rough driving, driving in heavy traffic and exposure to dust, fumes, weather extremes and hazardous materials such as solvents, adhesives, paints, hot oil and other chemicals.

*Salary:* $38,743.00 - $58,115.00 Annually

*Location:* Glendale, AZ

*Job Type:* Full Time

*Department:* Field Operations

*Job Number:* 2020 -01944

*Closing:* Continuous

*Agency:* City of Glendale (AZ)

*Address:* 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, Arizona, 85301

*Phone:* 623-930-2270

*Website:* http://www.glendaleaz.com

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