Wednesday , February 1 2023


Website City Of Riverside

Job Description:

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of Senior Solid Waste Operator to fill two (2) vacancies in the Solid Waste Collection Division of the Public Works DepartmentThe eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

The Senior Solid Waste Operator Trainee drives and operates equipment and performs manual labor in the daily collection of trash and recyclable and green waste materials for the City. Provides customer service, identifies and reports damaged containers, and regularly operates automated or roll off trucks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clean, monitor, and provide general maintenance for assigned vehicle daily.
  • Tag trash and recycling when necessary to inform customers of proper collection procedures; engage courteously with customers and general public.
  • Respond to hazmat clean up and fluid spills; adhere and apply safety standards; perform weekly homeless camp clean ups and maintenance.
  • Direct driver in some movement of refuse truck in alleys, driveways and other locations; provide navigation and direction for efficient and effective work-flow.
  • May fulfill service orders for can repairs and replacements; perform stenciling and other work in the care and servicing of cans.
  • Drive and operate various trucks and equipment to pick up and empty trash and recyclable and green waste materials into large collection containers; empty containers into refuse truck; gather other debris and operate mechanism for loading, compressing, and dumping trash and recyclable and green waste materials.
  • Complete pre-trip and post trip Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR); identify and report mechanical or other problems to the Fleet
  • Department and Solid Waste Supervisor.
  • Operate, use, and apply scooter and rear loader truck for daily refuse collection activities.
  • Regularly use and operate automated refuse truck and roll off truck; dispose of collected materials at designated transfer stations or locations.
    Prepare simple reports and documents

Job Requirements:

  • Work is done outside in the field with exposure to inclement weather, hazards, chemicals, equipment, construction materials, solid waste, traffic, and fumes. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives and will provide professional customer service.
  • Education: High School graduation or satisfactory equivalent (GED).
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid class B California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • Experience: One (1) year of experience comparable to that of a Solid Waste Operator in the City of Riverside or one year of experience operating an automated refuse truck.

Job Details:

Company:  City Of Riverside

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Riverside, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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