Iowa Employer Refuse Truck Driver in BURLINGTON, Iowa

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPhysically picks up refuse from private residences and operates and drives two-man refuse collection trucks. Drives to and disposes of refuse at Des Moines County Landfill. Will follow pre-determined routes on a set schedule. Performs minor maintenance and assures trucks are properly equipped, cleaned and serviced on a regular schedule. Fills out "Work Needed" forms and reports problems with trucks to ensure safe and efficient operation and timely repairs. Will work outdoors year round in various climatic conditions that will include rain, snow, extreme heat and extreme cold. Will pick up individual containers of refuse weighing up to 50 lbs. Employee collects solid waste in all residential areas of the City, including both curb-side and alley pickups. Excellent driving skills are required for maneuvering the one man truck in narrow spaces and sometimes severe weather. Job requires continuous bending and lifting of heavy materials.Regular and punctual attendance. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSExcellent driving skills. Ability to repeatedly and continuously get in and out of the two-man truck to physically pick up refuse weighing up to 50 lbs., and occasionally up to 100 pounds; physically able to continuously bend and lift, sometimes in severe weather. Ability to learn and follow the scheduled routes and also to learn and carry out the correct procedures of operating and maintaining the two- man refuse collection truck. Ability to deal with the public. Ability to read and write the English language, understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to represent the City in a responsible, professional and trustworthy manner. High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Possession of a valid Iowa Class B CDL license with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain. Must live in Iowa and be able to pass a State of Iowa background check, and pass a DOT pre-employment drug/alcohol test and physical. HOURLY WAGE $20.38 per hour