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Employer: Arkansas City
Division: Public Works/Public Services
Job Title: Sanitation Collector
Salary: $12.24 Hourly


Job Description:

Sanitation Collector

(Public Works Department)

Duties of this full-time position include performing a variety of labor and maintenance work.  Other duties include collecting solid waste at residences as weel as city and public facilities, carrying refuse both in containers and bundles, operating truck compactor and cart lift systems, performing maintenance on trash and recycling carts, and performing other manual labor and maintenance duties as assigned.  This job requires heavy lifting, bending, stooping and performing duties in all types of weather and, potentially, at all times of the day and night.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma/acceptable equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record as determined by the employer.

The successful applicant must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screens along with physical capacity profile, reference and background checks.

Work Hours: Generally 6:00am-2:30pm Mon-Fri & 1 Sat/month from 8:30am -12:00pm (more possible)

Pay Range: $12.24/hour - $16.56/hour. 

The City of Arkansas City provides an excellent benefits package including family health and dental insurance, life insurance and KPERS retirement benefits. 

Applications accepted until position is filled.

EOE/ADA

 

CITY OF ARKANSAS CITY

SANITATION COLLECTOR

Department: Public Works                                                                                               Pay Range:  16

Division: Public Services                                                                                                     Location: Central Shop   

FLSA: Hourly, Non-Exempt                                                                                              

Work Shift: Generally M-F/Day Shift/some Sat/more possible                     

Work Status: Full-Time           

PCP Level: 4 - Heavy Work                

KPERS: KPERS Covered Position                                                                                                                                    

Residency: None                   

Response Time: 30 Minutes                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Cell Allowance: No      

 

City Manager Signature: -ON FILE-                                                                                            Date Approved: -ON FILE-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a variety of unskilled manual work associated with solid waste collection.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general guidance and direction of the Sanitation Supervisor.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 None.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Collect solid waste at residences as well as city and public facilities.
  • Carry refuse both in containers and bundles.
  • Operate truck compactor and cart lift systems.
  • Perform maintenance on trash and recycling carts.
  • Clean, wash and perform maintenance on sanitation vehicle.
  • Cooperate with the public along the collection route.
  • Provide carry out service for citizens in need.
  • Performs other manual labor and maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Perform scheduled in-house maintenance, janitorial duties, mowing, etc.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Attendance at training, workshops and seminars.
  • Serves on various employee or other committees as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in sanitation procedures.
  • Skill in operation of all listed tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to perform at a satisfactory level with limited supervision and/or assistance in job assignments.

 

COMMITMENT TO MISSION AND ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES

It is each employee’s commitment to uphold these core values while representing the City of Arkansas City in carrying out municipal duties as public servants.  These values should form the basis for interactions with the general public, with other agencies and with each other.

 

Mission

The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

 

Statement of Organizational Values

We value Professional Ethics, which includes:

  • Honesty
  • Compassion
  • Fairness
  • Confidentiality
  • Reliability
  • Stewardship of resources
  • Respectfulness
  • Non-discriminatory behavior
  • Professionalism & personal courtesy

 

We value Commitment to Citizens through Customer Service, which includes:

  • Courteous interaction with the public
  • Pride & ownership
  • Programs that address citizen needs
  • A sense of urgency and responsiveness
  • A service-oriented approach to patrons
  • Listening as well as hearing

 

We value Commitment to Excellence, which includes:

  • An ability to see the big picture
  • A sense of pride
  • A commitment to employee knowledge
  • Employee professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Protection of health, safety & public welfare
  • A willingness to embrace change
  • A commitment to organizational goals
  • Clear communication

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or acceptable equivalent.

 

CERTIFICATION(S) AND LICENSE(S)

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record as determined by the employer.

 

PRE- EMPLOYMENT TESTING

Components of the following pre-employment testing may be conducted and must be successfully completed by the employee:

  • Criminal history background checks.
  • Physical Capacity Profile – Level 4.
  • Drug screen.
  • Alcohol testing.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

The work environment and conditions described here are encountered in performing the essential functions of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

Must meet Level 4 in Department of Labor’s Dictionary of Titles – Heavy Work exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.  Involves walking, sitting, standing, climbing, stooping, crawling, kneeling, and stretching as required.

 

           LIFTING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Objects

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

x

 

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

x

 

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

x

 

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

CARRYING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Maximum Distance Carried

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

x

 

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

x

 

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

x

 

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

          PUSHING/PULLING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Maximum Distance Moved

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

x

 

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

 

x

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

x

 

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

           REACHING

 

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Comments

Total Reaching

 

 

 

 

x

 

Below waist

 

 

 

 

x

 

Waist to Shoulder

 

 

 

 

x

 

Overhead

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

           OTHER PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Comments

Sitting

 

 

x

 

 

 

Standing

 

 

 

x

 

 

Walking

 

 

 

 

x

 

Climbing/Balancing (stairs, ladders, other)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Operating Foot Controls

 

 

x

 

 

 

Rotation of head/neck

 

 

 

x

 

 

Flexion (head bend down & head bend back)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Bending at the waist

 

 

 

x

 

 

Twisting at the waist

 

 

 

x

 

 

Kneeling

 

x

 

 

 

 

Crouching (squatting)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Crawling

 

x

 

 

 

 

Lying down (back, side, front)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Handling/grasping

 

 

 

x

 

 

Forceful Gripping

 

 

 

x

 

 

Fine Finger Manipulation

 

x

 

 

 

 

Keyboarding/Mouse

 

x

 

 

 

 

Repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group)

 

 

 

x

 

 

High Impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)

 

x

 

 

 

 

Low Impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

SEEING

Near Acuity: Required

Far Acuity: Required

Depth Perception: Required

Field of Vision: Required

Color Discrimination:  Required

Note Colors: Full Spectrum

         

 

HEARING/TALKING

Co-workers and public (in person and by telephone/two-way radio).

 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, PARTS USED

Motorized vehicles and equipment, including packer truck, recycling collection truck, utility truck, hydraulic lifts, common hand and power tools, mower, pitch fork, wrenches, two-way radio.

 

           ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS

10% Inside

90% Outside

Temperature Extremes: All temperature extremes when outside

Noise Level:

Low:

Moderate: x

High: x (occasionally)

Vibration:  Present

Dust: Present

Odors:  Present

Fumes:  Present

Vapors:  Present

Mists: Present

Gases: Present

Chemicals:  Present

Note Types: Possible exposure to commercially available solvents, herbicides, pesticides and other chemicals used in commercial and residential construction and maintenance.

Blood Borne Pathogens Present: May be present

                 

 

          COGNITIVE & BEHAVIORAL CAPACITIES

 

Present

Comments:

 

Yes

 

No

Where appropriate: frequency or % of job

COMPREHENSION, REMEMBER & PLAN

 

 

 

Articulate and comprehend information in conversation.

x

 

Frequent basis

Read, comprehend, and use written materials.

x

 

Frequent basis

Use technology/instruments/tools & information systems.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember spoken instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember written instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember visual instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember simple instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember detailed instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Perform repetitive or short-cycle work.

x

 

Frequent basis

Work under specific instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Completed complex tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION & CONCENTRATION

 

 

 

Fine detail:  Regularly deals with data or things requiring attention to minute detail.

x

 

Frequent basis

Interruptions:  Requires quickly resumed attention after multiple interruptions, or ability to easily shift between tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

Sustained Attention:  Requires unbroken lengthy attention to same/similar tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

Multitasking:  Job requires ability to attend to more than one activity simultaneously such as typing while answering phones.

x

 

Frequent basis

Visual or aural distractions:  busy, noisy environment making focusing difficult.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE FUNCTION

 

 

 

Decision making:  Makes critical decisions potentially affecting costs to company or public safety.($ or lives)

x

 

 

Planning:  Responsible for laying-out and planning sequence of work activity.

x

 

 

Simple, repetitive, short-cycle tasks:  Must frequently deal with boredom.

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION PROCESSING

 

 

 

Processes highly technical information:  reads, understands and uses complex or highly technical information or computation (calculus, etc.)      

 

x

 

 

Present

Comments:

 

Yes

 

No

Where appropriate: frequency or % of job

Integrating Information: Obtains information (reads, hears) from multiple sources, then must be able to synthesize, integrate, and then utilize the information.

 

x

 

High productivity or highly speeded work

Meets expectation for high level of output with little “down-time” between tasks.

x

 

Limited basis

High level visual-spatial reasoning:  Processes information in graphic form.  Perceives 3 dimensional objects from 2 dimensional representations (drawings plans, etc.).

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

 

 

 

Works alone:  must work independently, with little oversight or supervision and/or contact with others

x

 

Frequent basis

Works in close proximity to others:  works in same physical area as others but interaction is either limited or not required.

x

 

Frequent basis

Frequent &/or extensive interaction with others, such as customers, public or peers (e.g. cashier, receptionist).

x

 

Frequent basis

Deals with people under adverse circumstances:  deal with people who are angry or confrontational, critiques work of others, gives “bad news” etc.

x

 

Frequent basis

Deals with people under pressure of time or numbers (Customers with construction or code problems)

x

 

Limited basis

Teamwork:  Works as integral part of team, must cooperate with others, divide tasks, integrate output, and put team goals, ideas or plans before ones’ own.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

Maintain predictable and reliable attendance.

x

 

Frequent basis

Be punctual.

x

 

Frequent basis

Take rest periods at set times or only times determined by breaks in job responsibilities.

x

 

Only as conditions and circumstances allow.

Adjust to a flexible schedule of work days or shifts.

x

 

Limited basis

GENERAL COMMENTS

This job description is intended to identify and illustrate the kinds of duties that may be assigned.  It should not be interpreted as describing all of the duties that may ever be required or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments given.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

The City of Arkansas City is an At-Will employer.

 

I, __________________________________________, have read and understand the information contained herein.

                                (Print Name) 

 

 

_________________________________________________                              _______________________

                                             Signature                                                                                      Date



Vacancy Number: 201810

Open Date: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: