The City of Winter Haven seeks a motivated, safety, and detail-oriented CDL Class B Driver to join our growing Solid Waste team. This behind-the-wheel career is vital to our City’s health and well-being through collecting and disposing of solid waste and recycling.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Safely operate an automatic, semi-automatic side-loading refuse truck with a hydraulic device or a rear-loading refuse vehicle to collection Solid Waste, Trash, Brush, Large bulk items, or recycled materials from residential customers and transport materials to designated disposal area. Operate an Automatic side-loading refuse truck as the primary vehicle with the potential to operate a semi-automatic side-loading or rear-loading refuse vehicle as a secondary vehicle, should the need arise. Will collect solid waste, trash, brush, large bulk items or recycled materials from residential customers and transport to the designated disposal site. Ensure that the truck is operational, including fueling the assigned vehicle, daily washing, cleaning, performing routine maintenance such as greasing, and conducting pre-trip and post-trip inspections (checking fluid levels, tire pressure, filters, belts, etc.) Completing and maintaining daily written records and logs on mileage, fuel consumption, and necessary written repairs. Ability to follow standard safety precautions during the operation of the vehicle or equipment. Must be able to operate assigned vehicle in tight or confined locations in the presence of other vehicles and pedestrians.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
• $14.83 Per Hour Minimum
• Annual Step for Performance Pay Plan
• 12 Paid Holidays Per Year
• 12 Vacation Days Minimum, Earned Per Year
• 12 Sick Days Earned Per Year
• Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance Benefits
• 401(a) Retirement Plan and Social Security Coverage
• Flexible Education, Training, and Development Opportunities
• Education/Tuition Assistance Program
• Employee Assistance Program – to include Mental Health Assistance/Services
Applications must be submitted through our website (https://www.mywinterhaven.com/wp-content/uploads/COWH-Employment-Application-Rev1102022.pdf) or in person to our Human Resources Department at 500 3rd St NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881.
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