Sanitation & Solid Waste Technician

City of Villa Rica
Job Description

Public Works
Rate of Pay: $13.25 - $22.20


Sanitation & Solid Waste Technician

Location: Public Works | Villa Rica, GA | Public Works
Work Schedule: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.,
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $13.25 - $22.20
Details: Position Will Close on 01/31/2018

Position Type: Full-Time
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Job Description

This position is responsible for manual work of a routine nature that involves heavy physical labor as a member of a sanitation crew. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Street/ Solid Waste Manager.

Major Duties

Picks up carts and loads contents onto rear-loading sanitation truck; cleans debris from collection site; may handle special refuse collection requests as directed by the Sanitation Supervisor
Repairs and maintains City sewer lines and landscapes
Conducts road construction and cleans streets
Patches pot holes and performs other tasks in repairing streets
Repairs and maintains City sidewalks and grounds
Loads and unloads items such as stone, gravel, dirt, asphalt, pipe, timber and heavy mechanical equipment
Assists in semi-skilled work by handling tools, carrying or lifting lumber, mixing or placing cement and asphalt concrete, performing simple repairs or running errands
Performs a variety of other heavy manual work in connection with maintenance of streets
Assists in the installation of storm drain pipes and construction of catch basins
Collects and disposes of debris, trash, etc. caused by job
Cuts grass around public buildings and right-of-ways
Operates weed eater and other grounds maintenance equipment
Maintains and repairs equipment
Performs other related duties as assigned

Knowledge Required by the Position

•    Knowledge of City and departmental policies and procedures;
•    Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety rules and regulations;
•    Knowledge of refuse collection procedures and applicable codes pertaining to refuse collection;
•    Skill in performing general equipment maintenance duties;
•    Ability to interpret instructions and efficiently carry them out with minimal supervision;
•    Ability to perform heavy manual labor;
•    Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with residential customers and the general public;
•    Ability to follow necessary safety precautions in all areas of assignment.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required; valid State of Georgia Driver's License is required; equivalent combination of education and experience


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