City of Copperas Cove
  • Solid Waste Disposal (92)
  • Copperas Cove, TX, USA
  • $11.51
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Part-Time Holidays, Workers' Compensation


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GENERAL PURPOSE: 3/15/2017

Performs manual labor to maintain clean and orderly of all Solid Waste Department indoor and outside work areas.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Receives direct supervision from the Supervisor Solid Waste Operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Repetitive bending, stooping, and lifting to collect solid waste material from the Transfer Station area and right of ways.

Sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, waxing and polishing floors.

Wash windows, woodwork, walls and ceilings.

Clean restrooms and replenish supplies.

Gather and dispose of trash and waste.

Polish furniture.

Maintain grounds surrounding Solid Waste facilities.

Assist in moving heavy objects.

Operation of janitorial/maintenance equipment to include vacuums, buffers, lawn mowers, etc.

Occasionally prepare simple reports and records.

Performs other essential duties as required to achieve successful operations of the department.

The employee must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

Adherence to attendance policies is a condition of employment.

Performs other essential duties as required to achieve successful operations of the department.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with citizens who may have complaints on services provided.

Must be able to follow directions.

Regular and timely attendance is an essential job function.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:

May serve as a member of various employee committees.

Other Duties as assigned.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent required.

Six (6) months related experience in janitorial/custodial and facility maintenance useful.

Valid State Driver's License or able to get one by date of hire.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

None.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Skills to operate equipment effectively and safely;

Ability to perform strenuous outdoor work;

Ability to service vehicles and equipment;

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and safety procedures;

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with fellow employees.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview, reference check, job related tests may be required, pre-employment drug tests.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Garbage trucks, articulated loader, boom truck, dumpster rig, roll-off truck, forklift, utility trailers, pickup truck, steam cleaning machine, push and riding lawnmowers, hand/power tools, and tire changing equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and smell. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers, various pieces of office equipment, and motor vehicles.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. prolonged work in tiring or uncomfortable positions; frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and stretching; prolonged standing on hard surfaces; good eye, hand, foot coordination in the manipulation of levers pedals etc of motorized vehicles and light equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions, Working on high compaction packer with moving parts, diesel exhaust fumes, noise, dirt, chemicals, inclement weather, falling objects, protruding objects, sharp objects, blood borne pathogens, standing on a step of a moving vehicle in heavy traffic, animals at large, working near moving traffic, some work in confined spaces.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

No one will perform the duties of a higher position without prior authorization from an individual authorized to approve.

The position 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.

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