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JOB VACANCY # JV 2021-51 Equipment Operator II – Solid Waste

 

THE POSITION OF:                        Equipment Operator II

 

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:            Public Works/Solid Waste

 

CLASSIFICATION:                         AFSCME 2763 – Rank & File

 

POSTING DATE:                             October 1, 2021

STARTING PAY RATE:                 $21.73/hour – 40 hours/week

 

Qualified, interested candidates must submit an employment application and current resume at www.readingpa.gov under employment opportunities.  Questions-Please 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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