Positions

Pay Range 7 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$25,060.16$37,590.25
Monthly$2,088.35$3,132.52
Bi-Weekly$963.85$1,445.78
Hourly (40 hrs.)$12.0482$18.0722
Hourly (42 hrs.)$11.4744$17.2117
Hourly (56 hrs.)$8.6058$12.9087

Environmental Services Technician I

Range: $25,060.16 - $37,590.25 (7)
Position Number: 3117

JOB TITLE:  ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN I
JOB SUMMARY:  This position performs technical duties in the collection, transportation, disposal, and recycling of solid waste. 
MAJOR DUTIES:
Removes limbs and compost from curbside; collects trash, furniture, tires, and batteries; picks up paper and litter from curb and gutter; transports solid waste to transfer station or land fill.
Removes and disposes of dead animals within the city limits.
Operates such equipment as a flatbed truck with leaf vacuum or garbage packer.
Directs traffic in congested areas.
Cleans trucks and equipment as necessary; performs basic maintenance and repair of assigned truck.
Sweeps streets and sidewalks.
Delivers and retrieves refuse trailers for city residents.
Supervises assigned inmate laborers.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of solid waste disposal operations.
Knowledge of city ordinances, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws and regulations.
Knowledge of department policies and safety rules and state guidelines regarding solid waste collection. 
Knowledge of the geography of the city and of assigned collection routes.
Skill in the operation of equipment used in municipal solid waste management.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Crew Supervisor assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include relevant state and federal laws and regulations, OSHA requirements, city policies and ordinances, and department policies and procedures.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related duties in the collection and transportation of solid waste.  Heavy traffic and bad weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform technical duties in the collection and handling of solid waste.  Successful performance helps ensure the effective and efficient collection of solid waste and enhances the city's public image.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, provide services, and resolve problems.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, and must use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed outdoors, where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.

A valid Drivers License is required. Must have the ability to acquire a Class B CDL within twelve months of hire.

Rev. 12/14