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Employer: City of Emporia
Division:
Job Title: Maintenance Worker II-Sanitation Driver
Salary: $0 Hourly


Job Description:

Position Summary

            The Maintenance Worker II-Sanitation position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the refuse collection crew and heavy automotive equipment used in the collection of refuse. The refuse driver determines if overweight and hazardous items placed out for pick up can be taken.

Essential Functions

·       Operates heavy automotive use in the collection of refuse and trash;

·       Performs minor mechanical maintenance, service, and maintenance work on equipment;

·       Reports needed truck repairs and servicing;

·       Checks and maintains safety and first aid equipment and supplies on truck;

·       Checks vehicle gauges for malfunctions;

·       Cooperates with the public along the collection route;

·       Records information on needed container repairs;

·       Maintains daily route sheets;

·       Supervises a crew of workers in the safe operation of equipment;

·       Dumps trash load at correct location;

·       Observes and obeys all traffic laws;

·       Inspects commercial containers for need or replacement;

·       Determines cubic yard and weight;

·       Checks for pedestrians and vehicles in blind spots when driving;

Marginal Functions

·       Assists in the collection of refuse;

·       Assists other divisions as needed;

·       May perform other duties deemed necessary as needed.

Maintenance Worker II-Sanitation Position Requirements

Experience:    One to three years of heavy truck driving experience is preferred. The employee in this position is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well after six months in the position.                                                

Education:     High school diploma or GED is required

                        License: Requires a valid Kansas CDL           

Knowledge:   

·       thorough knowledge of refuse truck routes, maintenance of equipment, and hazardous materials

·       thorough knowledge of safety requirements and procedures in working assignments

 

Skills & Abilities:       

 

·       good mathematical aptitude

·       ability to receive and follow oral and written instructions

·       ability to prepare reports and maintain records

·       ability to operate a forklift, refuse truck, roll off truck, and other department equipment.

Problem solving is a factor in this position. Problems include watching for children, pedestrians, and maneuvering truck in traffic.

 

 

Decision         Decision making exists in this position. Decisions include determining what items cannot be

Making:           safely lifted and compacted and when an item may be hazardous waste.  

                                                                                                           

Financial             No responsibility exists for budgetary control of the department. The employee in this

Accountability:    position does not participate in the annual budget process.    

                                                           

Supervision:   Supervision is provided and job related decisions are reviewed by the Sanitation Foreman.                          

                         Supervisory responsibility over subordinate personnel is a possibility.                                         

Personal         Continual contact with other city departments and the general public.

Relations:      

Working         Manual labor is required. Adverse weather conditions, exposure to noxious odors when working Conditions:     around refuse which could contain communicable diseases all exist in this position.

                                                           

Physical            Heavy manual labor is required. The ability to walk over rough terrain is required along with Requirements:  the ability to lift, bend, push, pull, and stoop in addition to operating heavy equipment.                            

Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids used in this position:

·       operation rear load trucks (primary duty)

·       operation of packer controls (secondary duty)

·       hand and air tools

Computer equipment and software used in this position:

·       computer used for filling out time sheets

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                                               Frequency Code Scale

N=Never

R=Rarely

O=Occasionally

F=Frequently

C=Constantly

Never occurs

Less than 1 hour/week

Up to 1/3 of the time

From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time

2/3 or more of the time

Physical Demand

 

Frequency Mark

Description

 

Physical Demand

 

Frequency Mark

Description

Standing

 

N

 

Making presentations

 

Pushing/

Pulling

 

N

 

File drawers

X

R

 

Observing work sites

 

 

R

X

Commercial containers

 

O

X

Observing work duties

 

X

O

 

Tables & chairs

 

F

X

Communicating with

co-workers

 

 

F

 

Hoses

 

C

 

 

 

C

 

Fine Dexterity

 

N

 

Computer keyboard

 

Climbing

 

N

 

Stairs

X

R

X

Telephone keyboard

 

 

R

 

Ladders

 

O

X

Calculator

 

X

O

 

Step stools

 

F

 

Calibrating equipment

 

 

F

X

Onto equipment

 

C

 

 

 

C

 

 

Walking

 

N

 

To other departments/offices

 

Vision

 

N

X

Reading

 

R

X

Around work site

 

 

R

X

Computer screen

X

O

 

 

 

O

X

Driving

 

F

 

 

F

X

Observing equipment

 

C

 

X

C

 

Lifting

 

N

 

Supplies

 

Foot controls

 

N

X

Driving

 

R

X

Equipment

(commercial containers)

 

 

R

 

Operating heavy equipment

X

O

 

Files

 

 

O

 

F

 

 

 

F

 

Operating dictaphone

 

C

 

X

C

 

Carrying

 

N

 

Supplies

 

Balancing

 

N

 

On ladders

 

R

 

Equipment

 

 

R

X

On equipment

X

O

X

Trash receptacles

 

X

O

 

On step stools

 

F

 

 

 

F

 

 

C

 

 

C

Sitting

 

N

 

Desk work

 

Bending

 

N

 

Filing in lower drawers

 

R

 

Meetings

 

 

R

 

O

X

Driving

 

X

O

X

Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground

 

F

 

 

 

F

X

C

 

 

C

X

Making repairs

Reaching

 

N

X

For supplies

 

Crouching

 

N

 

Filing in lower drawers

 

R

 

For files

 

X

R

X

O

 

 

 

O

X

Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground

 

F

 

 

F

 

C

 

 

C

 

Handling

 

N

X

Paperwork

 

Hearing

 

N

X

Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public

 

R

X

Route sheets

 

 

R

X

O

 

 

 

O

 

F

 

 

F

X

Listening to equipment

 

C

 

X

C

Kneeling

 

N

 

Filing in lower drawers

 

Twisting

 

N

 

From computer to telephone & counter

X

R

X

Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground

 

 

R

 

O

 

X

O

X

Getting inside vehicle

 

F

 

 

 

F

 

 

C

 

 

C

Crawling

 

N

X

Under equipment

 

Talking

 

N

X

Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public

X

R

 

Inside attics/pipes/ditches

 

 

R

 

O

 

 

 

O

 

F

 

X

F

 

C

 

 

C

 

                       

OVERALL STRENGTH DEMANDS:

 

 

Sedentary

Exerting up to 10 pounds occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time

 

Light

Exerting up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, or negligible amounts constantly

AND/OR walking or standing to a significant degree

 

Medium

Exerting 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly

X

Heavy

Exerting 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly

 

Very Heavy

Exerting over 100 pounds occasionally, 50-100 pounds frequently, or from 20 up to 50 pounds constantly

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Environmental conditions

Never

Seasonally

Several times per month

Several times per week

Daily

Extreme temperature

 (heat, cold, extreme temp changes from outside work)

 

 

 

 

X

Wetness and/or humidity

(bodily discomfort from moisture)

 

 

 

X

 

Respiratory Hazards

(fumes, gases, chemicals, dust and dirt

 

 

 

 

X

Noise and vibration

(sufficient to cause hearing loss)

 

 

 

 

X

Physical hazards

(high voltage, dangerous machinery, aggressive prisoners, patients-not customers)

 

 

 

 

X

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY CONDITIONS:

 

Conditions

N=Never

R=Rarely

O=Occasionally

F=Frequently

C=Constantly

Never occurs

Less than 1 hour per week

1/3 or more of the time

From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time

2/3 or more of the time

Mechanical Hazards

 

 

 

X

 

Chemical Hazards

 

X

 

 

 

Electrical Hazards (over headlines)

 

 

X

 

 

Fire Hazards

 

X

 

 

 

Explosives

 

X

 

 

 

Communicable Diseases

 

 

X

 

 

Physical Danger or Abuse

 

 

X

 

 

 

NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

Non Physical Demands

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Never

Time Pressures

X

 

 

 

Emergency Situations

 

 

X

 

Frequent Change of Tasks

 

X

 

 

Irregular Schedule/Overtime

X

 

 

 

Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously

 

X

 

 

Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team

X

 

 

 

Tedious or Exacting Work

 

 

X

 

Noisy/Distracting Environment

X

 

 

 

 

This job description was last updated on (October 10, 2016). Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was reviewed.

 

 

 



Vacancy Number: 2018001

Open Date: 1/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: