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JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-42 Equipment Operator II – Solid Waste

 

THE POSITION OF:                        Equipment Operator II

 

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:            Public Works/Solid Waste

 

CLASSIFICATION:                         AFSCME 2763 – Rank & File

 

POSTING DATE:                             June 8, 2022

STARTING PAY RATE:                 $23.50/hour – 40 hours/week

 

Qualified, interested candidates must submit an employment application and current resume at www.readingpa.gov under Employment Opportunities. Questions, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
  • Clean trucks as scheduled and/or required.
  • Ensure trucks and equipment are safely and securely stored.
  • Participate in routine maintenance.
  • Practice workplace safety.
  • Collect solid waste from buildings, businesses and other areas as directed to ensure solid waste is removed, transported and disposed of according to set policies and procedures.
  • Collect bags and collection bins from residential buildings, businesses and other facilities as required.
  • Maintain records of pick-ups as required.
  • Pick up refuse in other areas as required.
  • Dispose of garbage according to set policies and procedures.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

Educational Requirements

  • A High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience

  • Must have at least two (2) year’s experience in the operation of 5 ton and larger trucks.
  • Valid PA Class B CDL required.
  • Experience with bucket trucks, loaders, backhoes, sweepers, rollers, large & small plows & salt spreaders and compactors is preferred.

 

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