Safely operate residential / recycling collection truck, side-load and/or rear-load truck and ancillary equipment on assigned route to service customers while providing excellent customer service. Deliver solid waste / recyclables to designated disposal / recycling facility.
Operate a residential / recycling collection, side-load and/or rear-load truck, ancillary equipment and hydraulic system to collect solid waste and/or recyclables on specified collection route.
Load solid waste, yard waste and/or recyclables into the rear or side of waste collection vehicle.
Operate equipment on truck to compact trash into vehicle.
Operate truck and equipment using prescribed techniques to eliminate driver-induced mechanical failures.
Complete pre-trip and post-trip safety lane inspections and reports, daily truck report, route sheets and other documentation requested by supervisor daily.
Communicate vehicle mechanical problems to mechanic and supervisor immediately.
Maintain route quality standards as predetermined by management.
Follow all safety standards and equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties. Comply with all federal, state, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.
Maintain clean vehicle by cleaning cab interior and exterior of vehicle.
Identify, and tag prohibited waste items and remove the items from the waste cart or can.
Manage assigned Helper(s) if applicable.