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Solid Waste Equipment Operator I, City of Conway

Position Category: Public Works

Position Hours:
Full time, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

Job Duties:
  • 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.

Pay Info:
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.