Solid Waste Equipment Operator I, City of Conway
Position Category: Public Works
Full time, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
The City of Conway is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Solid Waste Equipment Operator I. This position operates heavy equipment and other related equipment in the collection and transportation of solid waste; work is often under unfavorable weather conditions.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: collecting solid waste; dumping cans or containers placed for collection into trucks and operating packer equipment; cleaning around cans; picking up limbs, leaves, yard debris and refuse; transporting trash and solid waste to disposal site; cleaning refuse truck and equipment.
This position works according to set procedures under close supervision of the Solid Waste Director.
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of operating medium to heavy sized trucks and equipment; thorough knowledge of the traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; general knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary for the proper operation of equipment; skill and care in the operation of the equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; mechanical aptitude; ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license with appropriate endorsements and requires 1-3 years of experience in the operations of motorized equipment.
Entry level pay for this position is $35,452.00 ($17.044 per hour) with excellent benefit package.
How to apply:
nterested persons should submit an application and resume to: Lynn S. Smith, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1075, Conway, SC 29528. Applications may be obtained from the SC Department of Employment & Workforce Center at 200-A Victory Lane, Conway, SC or downloaded from the City’s website
. This position will remain open until filled.
The City of Conway is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.