$31,200.00 - $46,717.06 Annually
City of Roanoke Public Works - 1802 Courtland Road NE Roanoke, VA
Full Time Non-Exempt
Department of General Services and Sustainability
12/5/2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Description The City of Roanoke is seeking a Sanitation Worker to perform work in collection of solid waste, brush/bulk items and recyclable materials. The successful candidate will roll refuse carts from curb or behind house to truck for dumping; sort recyclable materials at curb from recycling can and deposits in proper compartment of truck; pick up refuse cans from businesses and dumps into truck; and collect brush and bulk from alley/streets and deposits in truck. They will also operate mechanism for loading, compressing, and dumping of vehicles; assist in unloading truck at disposal site; clean truck and equipment in accordance with department policy; and report violations of SWM ordinances to driver. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training in performance of heavy manual work is desirable; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The City of Roanoke is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AA/M/F/Disability Employer.
To elevate the performance of the organization, we are committed to respecting, celebrating, and embracing the collective mixture of differences and similarities between our employees as a rich tapestry. Our behaviors will demonstrate open communication, and we will seek opportunities to learn, recognizing and rewarding actions that promote acceptance while suspending judgment. By doing this, we will foster an inclusive, open work environment that delivers excellent service and creates a more vibrant and inviting community.
This is a non-exempt position. Examples of Duties SUMMARY
Performs unskilled work in collection of solid waste, brush/bulk and recyclable materials.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Rolls refuse carts from curb or behind house to truck for dumping
Sorts recyclable materials at curb from recycling can and deposits in proper compartment of truck
Picks up refuse cans from businesses and dumps into truck
Picks up certain small white goods material and other trash too large for carts and place in refuse trucks
Collects brush and bulk items from alley/streets and deposits in truck
Operates mechanism for loading, compressing and dumping of vehicles
Assists in unloading truck at disposal site
Cleans area around cans/carts
Cleans truck and equipment in accordance with department policy
Reports violations of SWM ordinances to driver.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Typical Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training in performance of heavy manual work is desirable; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental Information LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend instructions. Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
This is a job description and not an individualized position description. A job description defines the general character and scope of duties and responsibilities of all positions in a job classification, but it is not intended to describe and does not necessarily list the essential job functions for a given position in a classification.