NOW HIRING Sanitation Driver Drives a single or tandem axle side loading refuse packer truck and collects and disposes of solid waste.
Serves as standby driver until a regular route becomes available.
Works at recycling center when required sorting recyclables.
May be assigned to a roll-off truck or boom truck instead of side loaders.
Job Duties: Drives a sanitation vehicle and collects and disposes of solid waste from containers.
Collects and disposes of yard waste and large, bulky items when assigned to hand pick up.
Travels to and from the landfill in order to dispose of waste materials.
Assists in litter pickup and similar programs when required.
Maintains and inspects vehicles and performs safety checks daily.
Maintains records of work performed for supervisor such as vehicle check list, trip logs and repair reports.
Any solid waste management activity required of the solid waste management division in order to adequately perform public service responsibilities.
Assists in recycling activities. Assists in solid wasted disposal related activities when not driving a regular route.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Ability to effectively communicate with employees and citizens who will inquire regarding disposal procedures.
Ability to work with citizens who may have complaints on services provided.
Knowledge of processes used in the collection and disposal of waste materials.
Ability to read and write and follow oral and written instructions from supervisor.
Skill in the use of various equipment and machinery such as hand tools and heavy equipment utilized in disposal activities such as compactors, lifts, claws and various hydraulic systems as well as shovels, brooms and rakes.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred with six months to one year of experience in a related position.
Valid Texas Class B Commercial Driver's License required.
Heath care Plans Paid Vacation/ Sick Leave Paid Holidays Employee Wellness Program Tuition Reimbursement apply online at www.midlandtexas.gov/jobs Equal Opportunity Employer
About this company
What was once just a small farming community over a century ago, Midland has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to the discovery of oil and gas throughout the area.
Midland now stands as one of the largest cities in West Texas within the Permian Basin located halfway between El Paso to the west and Dallas/Fort Worth to the east. Currently, the city is estimated to have over 134,000 residents calling Midland their home each day. That number is expected to jump even higher over the next five to 10 years with the influx of 10,000 to 20,000 people needed to fill jobs thanks to the billions of dollars invested into the area by many companies expanding their businesses with an eye on the future.
One of the area’s largest employers, the city of Midland has a committed group of people who all work together to help provide the vital services needed to keep the city up and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Employees across several departments from police, fire, city management, community development, health and senior services, animal services and many others all work in conjunction to make Midland a great place to be.
The city of Midland offers a strong benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement and much more.
Location/Region: Midland, TX (US - 79701)